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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.)

CTSI 2018 
Application Deadline: October 1
Kick Off Event: October 12 (8-5 p.m.)
Finale Event: November 16 (8-1 p.m.)

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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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Fall 2018 Cohorts

Fall Cohort #1
Detroit, Michigan
Kickoff (on-site): September (arrive 25) 26-28
Web sessions (online): Thursdays 1-4pm ET – October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1
Lessons Learned (on-site): November 8-9

Fall Cohort #2
San Diego, California
Kickoff (on-site): September (arrive 30) October 1-3
Web sessions (online): Wednesdays 1-4pm ET – October 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7
Lessons Learned (on-site): November 15-16

Fall Cohort #3
Atlanta, Georgia
Kickoff (on-site): October (arrive 14) 15-17
Web sessions (online): Mondays 1-4pm ET – October 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19
Lessons Learned (on-site): November 26-27

Winter 2019 Cohorts

Winter Cohort #1
Kickoff (on-site): January 16-18 (arrive January 15th)
Web sessions (online): Thursdays 1-4pm ET – January 24, 31; February 7, 14, 21
Lessons Learned (on-site): February 28-March 1 (arrive February 27th)

Winter Cohort #2
Kickoff (on-site): January 23-25 (arrive January 22nd)
Web sessions (online): Wednesdays 1-4 ET – January 30; February 6, 13, 20, 27
Lessons Learned (on-site): March 7-8 (arrive March 6th)

Winter Cohort #3
Kickoff (on-site): January 28-30 (arrive January 27th)
Web sessions (online): Tuesdays 1-4 ET – February 5, 12, 19, 26; March 5
Lessons Learned (on-site): March 11-12 (arrive March 10th)

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

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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