Tufts $100k New Ventures Competition – Info Session #1

Join this information session to learn more about the Tufts $100k New Ventures Competition including tips on how to apply! Hosted by the Derby Entrepreneurship Center, the $100k New Ventures Competition is the flagship venture competition at Tufts. Early stage innovators and entrepreneurs pitch their ideas in three tracks: General Technology, Social Impact and Healthcare […]

Jumbo Cafe – Market Segmentation and Selection

Understanding the market and customer is key in defining the scope of a new venture. There are two parts to this process: First, we need to define the market, come up with a segmentation framework, pick a beachhead market segment to start with, and conduct a quick market sizing and analysis exercise to make sure […]

Tufts $100k New Ventures Competition – Info Session #2

Join this information session to learn more about the Tufts $100k New Ventures Competition including tips on how to apply! Hosted by the Derby Entrepreneurship Center, the $100k New Ventures Competition is the flagship venture competition at Tufts. Early stage innovators and entrepreneurs pitch their ideas in three tracks: General Technology, Social Impact and Healthcare […]

Jumbo Cafe – Solution & Differentiation

When you are building a new venture, your solution needs to satisfy a problem statement and deliver on a value proposition for stakeholders that include customers and end-users.  A critical part of developing your solution includes differentiating your offering from alternative solutions.   In this Jumbo Cafe, we will discuss a process to define a solution […]

Jumbo Cafe – Go to Market Strategy

Defining the problem and coming up with a solution is only the beginning. The solution has no impact unless it is launched, deployed and adopted by your user. Join Tufts alumni and seasoned marketing and sales expert, Alex Zorniger, VP Business Development at Power to Hydrogen, to learn how startups and small businesses get the word out […]

Jumbo Cafe – Making Money!

In this workshop, we will cover two sets of concepts that are crucial in helping you build a financially sustainable venture: Unit and overall economics. Unit economics refers to the money you make when you make a sale to your paying customer. We will cover key concepts including pricing architecture and pricing strategy, testing strategies […]

Boston University and Derby Entrepreneurship Center at Tufts Partner on IDEA Con 2022!

College students and recent graduates are invited to this in-person event at Boston University's Questrom School of Business to explore innovation and entrepreneurship. Boston University is offering these workshops in partnership with the Derby Entrepreneurship at Tufts. Creativity is inspired when you get outside your box and allow different worlds to collide. Whether your interest […]