A weekend of consulting on your business or nonprofit idea!
Startup Sandbox is an idea-testing weekend. Over three days, students will work in teams to validate and formulate a problem they've identified, viability of a solution, and get advice on next steps. Students bring passion and ideas, CEL provides workshops, tools, and real-world entrepreneurs who will help you focus your ideas and identify your next steps. Teams will ultimately pitch their idea at the end of the weekend to a panel of judges for the chance to win up to $500 in seed money towards your venture.
WHAT DO PEOPLE WORK ON?
This is a weekend to do something practical about the stuff you talk about wanting to do:
You can either:
WINNING TEAMS RECEIVE:
Registration is easy - all we need is your basic contact information and a general description of the idea you want to work on. Walk-ins are welcome, but your registration in advance helps us know how many people to expect. Register here!
WHAT TO EXPECT:
The full, detailed schedule will be presented at the Opening Kick-Off on Friday. Here's an overview of what this fast-paced weekend has in store:
Friday, November 8, 2019 (Innovation Hub, Jenks Library 218)
Saturday, November 9, 2019 (Staples Studio, Danvers, MA)*
*Don't have a car? We got you covered! Transportation provided to and from Gathr leaving Chapel Loop at 9:30 a.m. and departing Staples Studio to campus at 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 10, 2019 (Staples Studio, Danvers & Innovation Hub, Jenks Library 218)*
*Don't have a car? We got you covered! Transportation provided to and from Gathr leaving Chapel Loop at 12:30 p.m. and departing Staples Studio to campus at 4:30 p.m.
DeWayne Davenport '98, DavCard Group
Michael Wheeler, Wheeler Design Group
Steven Byler '02, GrowthLab Financial Services
Paul Parisi, SaviorLabs
Jay Batson, Sigma Prime Ventures