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Congratulations Minor in Entrepreneurship Recipients!

Congratulations to the 43 Minor in Entrepreneurship recipients-CIE's largest to date!

Congratulations to Rico Mok, 2015 Outstanding Student Entrepreneur

Congratulations to Rico Mok, 2015 Outstanding Student Entrepreneur Award Recipient

Congratulations 2015 CIE Business Plan Pitch Competition Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the first annual CIE Business Plan Pitch Competition, held Monday, May 4, in the Forbes Family Conference Center, Lucas Hall 126!

CAPE 2015 Now Accepting Applications!

The CIE is now accepting applications for the 2015 CAPE Cohort. Learn more about the program for California-based businesses and the application process.

Join Us: Spring CIE Entrepreneur Forum Speaker Series

The CIE Entrepreneur Forum Speaker Series addresses topics of interest to entrepreneurs and provides students with an opportunity to experience "the startup story" directly from SCU alumni living it each day.

The CIE Presents: $5,000 Business Plan Pitch Competition

Would $5,000 help grow your venture? Apply to compete in our $5,000 Business Plan Pitch Competition to be held May 4!

How to Apply for the Minor in Entrepreneurship

Undergraduates: Interested in pursuing the new Minor in Entrepreneurship? Continue reading for information on the application process and required courses.

Join Us: Startup Expo March 4, 5:30-7:30 pm

Calling Students and Startups! Join us for Startup Expo, a unique internship & career fair open only to area startups seeking SCU talent. Students of all majors and year of study are invited to attend!

CIE Entrepreneur Forum Speaker Series

This series addresses topics of interest to entrepreneurs and provides students with an opportunity to experience "the startup story" directly from alumni living it each day. Mondays in Winter Quarter-see schedule for details.

Join Us: 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Week

Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week November 17-23, with a variety of events including Office Hours, CIE Entrepreneur Forum Speaker Series, Engineering Movie Night and More!

CIE Entrepreneur Forum Speaker Series

New series addresses topics of interest to entrepreneurs and provides students with an opportunity to experience "the startup story" directly from alumni living it each day. Mondays in Fall Quarter-see schedule for details.

Jacquetta Lannan, CAPE 2013 and SCU School of Law Alumna, Receives 2014 Athena Young Professional Award

Congratulations! Jacquetta Lannan, Founder of Chez Franc LLC, 2013 CAPE and SCU Law School alumna, was recently named the recipient of the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce's 2014 Athena Young Professional Award-the first of its kind.

CIE Presents: Fall Quarter Office Hours with Ellie Ahi

Ellie Ahi will be meeting with select students and alumni in 25 minute appointments on Tuesday, October 21-Appointments are Required

Congratulations to 2014 LSB Award-Winning Entrepreneurship Students

Kudos and congratulations to Alina Adams, Jordan Agnew, and Martha Andrews

Jordan Agnew Named 2014 Outstanding Student Entrepreneur

Congratulations to Jordan Agnew, recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Student Entrepreneur Award

CIE Speaker Series Welcomes John Denniston

Join Us Wednesday, May 7, as we welcome philanthropist, VC investor and greentech expert John Denniston. RSVP today for your free tickets.

CIE Presents: Office Hours for Entrepreneurs with Ellie Ahi

Ellie Ahi will be meeting with select students and alumni in 25 minute appointments on Thursday, April 24-Appointments are Required

CAPE 2014 Now Accepting Applications!

The CIE is now accepting applications for the 2014 CAPE Cohort. Learn more about the program for California-based businesses and the application process.

SCEO Alumni Social

Join us for a casual social April 17, 7 pm, in the California Mission Room!

Join Us: Startup Expo March 5!

Students and Startups-join us for Startup Expo, a unique internship and career fair open to area startups seeking SCU talent. Students of all majors and year of study are invited to attend!

CIE Presents: Office Hours for Entrepreneurs with Carol Christopher

**UPDATE**-Schedule Filled! BioPharma startup expert Carol Christopher will be meeting with select students and alumni in 25 minute appointments.

Winter CIE Speaker Series Featuring Regis McKenna

Join us as we welcome legendary Silicon Valley marketing guru Regis McKenna to the CIE Speaker Series on Wednesday, February 5. Reserve your seat today.

SCEO Business Plan Competition January 30-Register Now!

$3,500 in Prizes sponsored by the CIE-this competition is open to Undergraduate and Graduate SCU students-Register Today!

Global Entrepreneurship Week Activites November 18-24!

Join us as we celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week with speakers, info sessions, a special screening of an award-winning documentary, Office Hours for Entrepreneurs and more!

Join Us: Fall CIE Speaker Series Featuring Jayshree Ullal November 19

Join us as we partner with the School of Engineering to welcome Arista Networks President & CEO Jayshree Ullal to the CIE Speaker Series on Tuesday, November 19. This is a Global Entrepreneurship Week featured event.

CIE Advisory Board Member Steve Sordello Elected to SCU Board of Trustees

Congratulations to CIE Advisory Board Member Steve Sordello, CFO of LinkedIn, recently elected to the Santa Clara University Board of Trustees

Congratulations Alexis Babb-2013 Outstanding Student Entrepreneur

Congratulations to Alexis Babb, 2013 Outstanding Student Entrepreneur Award Recipient

Join Us: Spring CIE Speaker Series Featuring Peter Gotcher May 8

Join us as we welcome Peter Gotcher, Independent Venture Investor, Emmy Award Winner, Chairman of Dolby, and Director of Pandora, Line6, and Trion Worlds to SCU! Reserve your seat today to hear his exciting story.

CAPE 2013-Now Accepting Applications

Applications now accepted for the 2013 California Program for Entrepreneurship Cohort. Applications for this free program is May 1 for early acceptances, final application deadline is May 31.

CIE Presents: Office Hours for Entrepreneurs with Jim Thompson

Seeking feedback on a pitch, business plan, or just general startup Q&A? Join us for CIE Office Hours for Entrepreneurs with Jim Thompson on April 17-appointments required.

Join Us: Spring CIE Field Trip To LinkedIn

Join us for the Spring CIE Field Trip to LinkedIn on Tuesday, April 16! **UPDATE**-FILLED! We are presently at capacity and will contact those on the wait list if space becomes available.

Join Us: Winter CIE Field Trip to Google

Join Us for the Winter CIE Field Trip to Google HQ on Tuesday, March 5! **UPDATE**All Seats Have Been Filled** Wait List Requests Only

2013 Startup Expo March 6, 2013

Join us for a unique internship and career fair open ONLY to area startups seeking SCU talent! Students: Get your resume ready to enter the startup scene. Startups: our students want to be your interns-sign up today to reserve your table, it's free! Event sponsored by the CIE, SCU Career Center and the SCEO.

CIE Presents: Office Hours for Entrepreneurs with Andy Bartley

CEO and former Silicon Valley investor Andy Bartley will review your presentation or business plan, critique your pitch, evaluate your executive summary and answer your general startup questions in 20-minute one-on-one sessions in the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship on February 26-schedule your appointment today

Join Us: Winter CIE Speaker Series Featuring Maynard Webb February 6

Join us for the Winter CIE Speaker Series welcoming LiveOps Chairman Maynard Webb. This event is co-sponsored by the CIE and the School of Engineering.

CIE Quarterly Field Trip-TechShop San Jose November 27

Join us for our Fall Quarter Field Trip as we tour the San Jose TechShop on Tuesday, November 27-Transportation Provided, RSVP required.

2012 Global Entrepreneurship Week Events November 12-18

Join us as we celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week with speakers, panel discussions, info sessions and office hours for entrepreneurs!

Join Us: Fall CIE Speaker Series Featuring Steve Blank

The CIE invites you to join us for our Global Entrepreneurship Week Fall CIE Speaker Series welcoming Steve Blank for a fireside chat with Leavey School of Business Dean Drew Starbird

Winter Quarter Entrepreneurship Courses & Minor Info Session

New/Updated Entrepreneurship Courses offered in Winter Quarter and info on a November 5 Minor in Entrepreneurship Info Session with free pizza

CIE Presents: Office Hours for Entrepreneurs with Jim Thompson

Pitch critique, business plan review, startup Q&A--The CIE Presents Office Hours for Entrepreneurs with Jim Thompson Thursday, October 25, Noon-3 pm, Appointments Required.

Graduate Students: Entrepreneurs Connection Seeks Teams for 2013 VCIC©

Applications are now being accepted for participation in the 2013 VCIC. Apply as an individual (for team placement) or as a team of up to 5---open to all graduate students. Information available at the EC table in Lucas Hall Tuesday, October 11, 5 pm-5:45 pm.

Join us October 8

The CIE and RMI invite you to join us for an event on Mobile Marketing and Mobile Commerce featuring Mobclix founders, now Velti executives Krishna Subramanian and Sunil Verma

Congratulations to 21 Minor in Entrepreneurship Recipients!

Congratulations to the twenty-one graduates who are the first recipients of the Minor in Entrepreneurship!

Now Accepting Applications for CAPE 2012 Cohort-Application Deadline Extended to June 1!

We heard you! You asked for more time to complete the application, and we want to help--apply by June 1! Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 Cohort for the California Program for Entrepreneurship. Apply as an individual, yourself + your co-founder, or as a team of 3-5.

Join Us: CIE Speaker Series May 9 featuring GoPro Founder & CEO Nick Woodman

Join us as we welcome GoPro Founder and CEO Nicholas Woodman to SCU! Reserve your seat today to hear the story of his journey creating GoPro, the world's leading activity image capture company.

CIE Presents: Office Hours for Entrepreneurs (Consumer Internet Focus) with XG Ventures Angel Investors Andrea Zurek and Pietro Dova

Silicon Valley angel investors Andrea Zurek and Pietro Dova of XG Ventures will review your business plan or presentation, critique your pitch, and answer your questions in 20-minute one-on-one sessions in the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship on April 26-schedule your appointment today.

Graduate Network Speaker Event: Growth Scorecard with John Batterton

Join us as we welcome John Batterton back to campus for an informative event on The Growth Scorecard. The Growth Stage Scorecard was developed based on John's management experience in multiple growth companies and a Fortune 500 company, where early versions of the Scorecard were developed and used successfully.

Join Us-CIE Quarterly Field Trip March 14-LinkedIn

The CIE invites you to join us for a field trip to the LinkedIn Mountain View offices on Wednesday, March 14, 1-3:30 pm. Reservations required-all attending must travel as one group.

Join Us for Startup Expo Internship Fair March 7!

Interested in seeing what it's like working for a startup? The CIE, SCU Career Center and the SCEO invite you to join us for this career fair open ONLY to Silicon Valley startups-all SCU students are welcome (any major, any year). Join Us March 7, 5:30-7:30 pm in Benson!

CIE Presents: Office Hours for Entrepreneurs with Angel Investor Andy Bartley

Silicon Valley angel investor Andy Bartley will review your business plan or presentation, critique your pitch, and answer your questions in 20-minute one-on-one sessions in the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship on February 29-schedule your appointment today.

Join Us February 16: The Business of Chocolate with Dandelion Chocolates (FAI Business of Series)

The Food and Agribusiness Institute welcomes the founders of Dandelion Chocolate to SCU Feb 16, 5 pm (tasting to follow!). This FREE event is co-sponsored by the CIE.

Winter CIE Speaker Series-Screening of Something Ventured

The CIE Welcomes Executive Producer and Venture Capitalist Paul Holland for a special screening of the film Something Ventured: Risk, Reward, and the Original Venture Capitalists

Minor in Entrepreneurship Approved

To meet the growing demand for entrepreneurship education at Santa Clara University, the Leavey School of Business has created a new minor in entrepreneurship.

Congratulations 2011 CAPE Cohort!

Congratulations to the 2011 CAPE Cohort on their completion of SCU's California Program For Entrepreneurship! Twenty-four emerging entrepreneurs celebrated after a business plan competition on their final day of the program.

CIE Fall Field Trip to Google

The CIE hosted a field trip to Google during "Google-ween" on Friday, October 28.

CIE Global Entrepreneurship Week November 14-20

Undergraduate Student Entrepreneur Panel, One-On-One Q&A Appointments with an Angel or a VC, GWLN Global Fellows Presentations and Opportunities, CIE Speaker Series, Raffle Drawings and more--Join us!

CIE Speaker Series Welcomes Christopher W. Cabrera

The Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship invites you to attend our upcoming CIE Speaker Series featuring Christopher W. Cabrera on Wednesday, November 16, 2011.

CIE Presents: Office Hours for Entrepreneurs with Ed Wilson, Anthos Capital

Anthos Capital Associate Ed Wilson will review your business plan or presentation, critique your pitch, and answer your questions in 20-minute one-on-one sessions October 27-appointments are required.

Google's "Search Party" Wants to Meet with Undergraduates on October 24

Representatives from Google's Undergraduate Relationship and On-Campus Recruiting are coming to SCU Monday, October 24, and want to meet you!

CAPE's Natasha Wallace Featured in Entrepreneurial Blogs

California Program for Entrepreneurship cohort member Natasha Wallace was featured on two blogs focusing on women entrepreneurs.

CIE Welcomes 2011 CAPE Cohort Back to Campus for Weekend II

The 2011 CAPE Cohort returned to the SCU campus August 19-21 Weekend 2 of their intensive six-month program.

Welcome CAPE 2011 Cohort!

Santa Clara University welcomed the 2011 California Program for Entrepreneurship (CAPE) cohort for their first on-campus weekend session July 15.

Thirteen Receive Certificate in Entrepreneurship

Congratulations to the twelve students who will receive a Certificate in Entrepreneurship in 2011!

CIE Presents Office Hours with Angel Andy Bartley

Silicon Valley angel investor Andy Bartley will review your business plan or presentation, critique your pitch, and answer your questions in 20-minute one-on-one sessions May 18-appointments are required.

CIE Speaker Series Welcomes Ron Conway

The Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship invites you to attend our upcoming CIE Speaker Series featuring Ron Conway on Wednesday, May 11, 2011.

2011 CAPE Now Accepting Applications

Applications are now being accepted for the 2011 Cohort for the California Program for Entrepreneurship-Program expanding to up to 30 participants. Application deadline is May 1.

CIE Speaker Series Welcomes Guy Kawasaki

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship invites you to attend our upcoming CIE Speaker Series featuring Guy Kawasaki on Monday, March 28, 2011.

7th Annual Be a VC Competition VC Workshop Scheduled!

Undergrad Students from SCU, Stanford, UC Berkeley and San Jose State will compete in the 7th Annual Be a VC-Attend a free workshop to help ready your team!

The New Year Brings Opportunities for Social Innovation Entrepreneurs

The CIE is pleased to share two Social Innovation Competitions open to SCU students.

2010 CAPE Cohort Completes Program

Congratulations to the 2010 CAPE Cohort on completing the inaugural California Program for Entrepreneurship

Global Entrepreneurship Week at SCU Nov. 15-21!

Field Trip Friday, Brown Bag Lunch & Learn Seminars, One-On-One business plan/pitch feedback and general startup Q&A, CIE Speaker Series, competitions and more--Join us!

Matt Lehr of CAPE Cohort Wins PlugandPlay University Expo

Congratulations to CAPE's Matt Lehr on his iCoupon win at the 2010 Plug and Play University Expo.

LSB Dean Drew Starbird discusses the California Program for Entrepreneurship with Maureen Naylor of KTVU-TV2
CAPE Featured on KTVU-TV2

KTVU-TV2 interviews three CAPE participants as they return to campus for the program.

CIE Featured in AACSB Article

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship was recently highlighted in The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) article Spotlight: Business Schools and Innovation featuring the Leavey School of Business

Twelve Receive Certificate in Entrepreneurship

The CIE presented twelve 2010 graduating students with a Certificate in Entrepreneurship.

Joel Ching Named CIE 2010 Outstanding Student Entrepreneur

The CIE is pleased to announce that Joel Ching has been named the CIE 2010 Outstanding Student Entrepreneur. He will receive the award at the Leavey School of Business Award Ceremony June 11.

Churchill Club Offers Students Free Admission to Leaders of Tomorrow: Student Entrepreneurs

The CIE is offering students free passes to the Churchill Club's Leaders of Tomorrow: Student Entrepreneurs event on Monday, May 24, at Microsoft in Mountain View.

CIE Students to Participate in Tech Titans of Tomorrow SD Forum Event

Presenter Corey McGuire and panelists Sol Tran and Matthew Roeckel selected to participate in the SD Forum Conference Tech Titans of Tomorrow: Teens Plugged In.

Photo from CIE Apple Visit April 2010
CIE Hosts Group at Apple Tech Trek

The CIE recently coordinated a Tech Trek to Apple days following the iPad launch.

Announcing California Program for Entrepreneurship

The California Program for Entrepreneurship is an initiative of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University. The CAPE provides education and mentoring to emerging entrepreneurs through an intensive 3-Phase/6-Month Program to help them develop and implement business plans that will contribute to the growth and well-being of the California economy.

Join Us: CIE Speaker Series May 9

Join us as we welcome GoPro Founder and CEO Nicholas Woodman to SCU! Reserve your seat today to hear the story of his journey creating GoPro, the world's leading activity image capture company.

Join Us: CIE Speaker Series May 9

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CIE Speaker SeriesWelcomes Nicholas Woodman
Founder and CEO of GoPro

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The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship invites you to attend our upcoming CIE Speaker Series featuring Nicholas Woodman as he shares the story of his journey as founder and CEO of GoPro, the world's leading activity image capture company. Join us for this special event on Wednesday, May 9, 2012. 
 
Event Information:
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
6:15-7:00 pm Check In/Registration & Complimentary Desserts
7:00-8:30 pm  Program
 
Recital Hall
Parking available in the Parking Structure (permits required on campus until 8 pm)
 
The CIE will also give away three GoPro® HERO2 cameras the night of the event so you can enjoy capturing your own great footage and photos with this award-winning line of wearable and gear-mountable cameras and accessories.

For more information about GoPro, including amazing photos and videos as well as product details and a letter from Nick Woodman, visit www.gopro.com



 

In compliance with the ADA/504 please direct your accommodation requests to: Linda Jenkins via email at ljenkins@scu.edu at least 7 days prior to the event.

 

 

"The presence of a guest speaker on the campus of SCU does not necessarily imply approval or endorsement by the University of the views expressed by the guest speaker or by anyone else present at the event"

 

GOPRO®, HERO®, & NAKED® are trademarks or registered trademarks of Woodman Labs, Inc. in the United States and other countries.


Join Us: CIE Speaker Series May 9

Join us as we welcome GoPro Founder and CEO Nicholas Woodman to SCU! Reserve your seat today to hear the story of his journey creating GoPro, the world's leading activity image capture company.