Innovation Month: Virtual Event – Ideas Competition Info Session #1

Interested in making a difference via innovation? If so, the Ideas Competition is for you! Launched in 2014, the competition is the launchpad for many Tufts students who want to solve big problems via innovation and entrepreneurship. The 2021 theme for this competition is “Innovating With Impact“. No experience is required. Join our workshops to […]

Innovation Month: Virtual Event – Ideas Competition Info Session #2

Interested in making a difference via innovation? If so, the Ideas Competition is for you! Launched in 2014, the competition is the launchpad for many Tufts students who want to solve big problems via innovation and entrepreneurship. The 2021 theme for this competition is “Innovating With Impact“. No experience is required. Join our workshops to […]

Innovation Month: Virtual Event – Pitch to Match

Have an idea and need someone to work with? Have skills and want to join a team? Come to our virtual Pitch to Match event. Everyone gets 2 minutes to pitch either an idea you have to recruit teammates or an area of interest to find a team to join. Or just pitch your skills […]

Jumbo Cafe: Understanding the problem

Join Karen Donoghue, J87 and Founder & Principal, Humanlogic, to learn how to develop a great problem statement and build knowledge about the end users who have this problem, so that you can create the right solution for the right customer. This workshop is part of Derby Entrepreneurship Center's Jumbo Cafe workshop series on innovating with impact.

EXTERNAL EVENT: Fast Forward Demo Day (for tech non-profits)

Entrepreneurs are shaping the future of social impact. At the heart of it: tech. Spanning four continents, the 11 tech nonprofits in the Fast Forward Accelerator have defined their impact models, honed their pitches, and launched products. Now, they’re ready to inspire you at Demo Day.Join the cohort at Fast Forward’s virtual Demo Day to meet emerging […]

EXTERNAL EVENT: Activate Fellowship Infosession for scientists commercializing technology

Activate is a two-year fellowship that help scientists turn your technology concept into a product. Fellows receive a yearly living stipend of $80,000 to $110,000 plus a health insurance stipend and travel allowance. This enables them to focus on their project full-time. Each project also receives $100,000 of research support at the host laboratory. Fellows […]

Jumbo Cafe: Building the right solution

Professor Elaine Chen, Director of the Derby Entrepreneurship Center at Tufts, will be teaching an interactive workshop on how to build the right solution that solves the right problems for your target customers. We will cover how to describe your solution concept so it speaks to your customers, how to think about your competitive advantage […]

Jumbo Cafe: Driving User Adoption

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 seasoned marketing and sales expert, Alex Zorniger, A15, VP Business Development at Power to Hydrogen, to learn how startups and small businesses get the word out […]

Jumbo Cafe: Pitching with Passion

To build a successful new project or venture, you need to be able to present it in a compelling manner to convey your passion and convince your audience to respond to your call to action - whether it is to join your team, become your mentor or advisor, work with you as a business partner, […]