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INTRODUCTION TO CUSTOMER DISCOVERY

A 4-week course that helps researchers take those first steps to understand an industry and whether or not their technology could address a significant need.

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January 2018
Application Deadline: January 5
Kick Off Event: January 12 (8-5 p.m.)
Finale Event: February 9 (8-1 p.m.)

April 2018
Application Deadline: March 30
Kick Off Event: April 6 (8-5 p.m.)
Finale Event: May 4 (8-1 p.m.)

July 2018
Application Deadline: July 13
Kick Off Event: July 20 (8-5 p.m.)
Finale Event: August 17 (8-1 p.m.)

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October 2018
Application Deadline: September 28
Kick Off Event: October 5 (8-5 p.m.)
Finale Event: November 2 (8-1 p.m.)

NATIONAL NSF I-CORPS

A world-renowned 7-week, 100 interview course designed to enable teams of scientists, engineers, and researchers to understand the potential value of their technology and inventions to society.

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Spring 2018 Cohorts

Spring Cohort #3 
Texas
From 4/25 to 6/8

Spring Cohort #4
Indianapolis, IN
From 4/30 to 6/12

Summer 2018 Cohorts

Summer Cohort #1
San Francisco Bay Area
From July 11 to August 23

Summer Cohort #2
New York City Metro Area
From July 16 to August 27

Summer Cohort #3
Austin, TX
From July 25 to September 6

Summer Cohort #4
Washington DC Metro Area
From July 30 to September 13

Fall 2018 Cohorts

Fall Cohort #1
From September 26 to November 8

Fall Cohort #2
From October 1 to November 15

Fall Cohort #3
From October 15 to November 26

Fall: BIOMEDSHIP
Spring: TECHSTART

A full-semester course that helps graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and management take those first steps to understand the potential value of their technology and inventions to society.

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August 20 - December 8
Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:50 p.m.
Rawls Hall 4054

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STUDENT MANAGED VENTURE FUND

The Student Managed Venture Fund is an experiential learning course that enables students to study a company from the perspective of an investor or venture capitalist. Students work with Purdue inventors and entrepreneurs who have submitted a proposal for second-tier funding and make investment recommendations to the Elevate Purdue Foundry Fund Committee. 

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AGILE STRATEGY & COLLABORATIVE LEADERSHIP

This half-semester course will introduce you to the new disciplines of agile strategy and collaborative leadership. Participants will learn how to design and guide complex collaborations by following a discipline of simple rules.

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PURDUE FOUNDRY EVENTS

The Foundry at the Burton Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship offers Firestarter and the NSF I-CorpsTM supported Market Validation programs as well as experienced support from alumni and entrepreneurs-in-residence. Sign up HERE for weekly updates on entrepreneurial ecosystem events.

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Spirited Entrepreneur

3rd Tuesday of each month @ 9 Irish Brothers

Foundry Grounds

Fridays @ the Purdue Foundry (2nd floor of Burton D Morgan)

Market Validation

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Next cohort offering begins July 9, 2018

MIDWEST I-CORPS EVENTS

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