Events Calendar

All Topics (February 7 through February 25)

Friday, February 7

  • 12:00 PM Innovate@BU Info Sessions

    Want to join the Innovate@BU community but not sure where to start? Have an idea you want to turn into something real but need help? Join us at our Friday info sessions to be introduced to Innovate@BU programs, resources, and the BUild Lab IDG Capital Student Innovation Center.

  • 1:00 PM Innovation Pathway Orientation

    The Innovation Pathway (IP) Orientation is a required opportunity for all students and teams who have applied to be on the IP to be introduced to the program and resources available as part of the IP.

  • 4:40 PM Terriers Tell: Customer Interviews & Idea Validation

    These 50-minute introductory sessions are perfect for BU students from all disciplines. Each week, attendees will be given short content to review ahead of time so our 50 minutes can be used for a topic overview and fireside chat with a student entrepreneur.

Monday, February 10

Tuesday, February 11

Wednesday, February 12

  • 5:30 PM Idea Open-mic Nights

    Join us for idea open-mic nights to share and gain feedback on your own ideas, or share your knowledge and expertise to help fellow BU Terriers! T

Thursday, February 13

  • 12:00 PM Office Hours: Amber Davis

    Topics they can help you with: Can students “work” for their own startup/project, and if so, how much? What should you be doing to plan for getting a green card in the future? What to do when there are processing delays and problems with government agencies?

  • 6:00 PM Pitch & Pizza for Tech Ideas (New Venture Competition)

    Round 1 of the New Venture Competition. Join us to watch 60-second pitches or apply ahead of time for your chance to compete in this $18,000 competition!

Friday, February 14

  • 12:00 PM Industry BYO Lunches: Health & Wellness

    Once a month, Innovation Pathway teams in similar industries are invited to a brown-bag lunch to share insight, challenges, and collaboration opportunities with fellow teams.

  • 2:00 PM Office Hours: Christian Ponce

    Topics they can help you with: Go-to-market strategies Customer persona development Identifying a total addressable market Customer interviews

  • 4:40 PM Terriers Tell: Idea Elevator Pitches

    These 50-minute introductory sessions are perfect for BU students from all disciplines. Each week, attendees will be given short content to review ahead of time so our 50 minutes can be used for a topic overview and fireside chat with a student entrepreneur.

Saturday, February 15

  • All Day Summer Accelerator Applications Open

    Want to work on your early-stage idea full-time this summer? Apply to the Summer Accelerator!

  • 9:00 AM IDEA Conference 2020: Embrace Your Impact

    The annual IDEA Conference is a one-day event for college students and young alumni across New England to explore innovation and entrepreneurship of every kind. Whether it’s through technology, social impact, or arts and culture, we empower all students to embrace their passions and use them to create meaningful impact. From start to finish, attendees will be inspired by world-class innovators, engage with strategies and useful tools for developing new ideas, and connect with resources and people from across Boston University and beyond.

Tuesday, February 18

Wednesday, February 19

Thursday, February 20

Friday, February 21

  • 12:00 PM MassChallenge Info Session

    Come learn more about the application and selection process for the largest accelerator on the planet--MassChallenge!

Monday, February 24

Tuesday, February 25