Innovate@BU Office Hours

Whether you’re in need of advice on a project, idea, or venture, or you just have some questions about how to use Innovate@BU’s resources, our office hours can point you in the right direction.

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Appointment Types

BUild Lab-A First-Timer’s Guide: First time hearing about the BUild Lab? Come chat with a BUild Lab staff who will walk you through the resources and experiences you can get through participating in BUild Lab programs.

BUild Lab-Chat About Your Venture Idea: Interested in working on an idea, venture, or project? Meet with our staff and faculty to get advice and learn how to use the Innovation Pathway program to make progress on your idea. Their expertise ranges from startups, social innovation, funding, building a team, scaling an idea, marketing, law, and more.

BUild Lab-Expert Office Hours: Get feedback on your idea, venture, or pitch from industry experts outside of BU who have done it before and want to help.

BUild Lab-Explore A Career in Innovation: Available for students interested in pursuing a career in startups or the innovation industry.

BUild Lab-Fundraising for Your Venture: Available for students who already have a venture idea. Come talk to an Angel Investor and learn about what you need to know when fundraising for your startup.

BUild Lab-Innovation and Entrepreneurship Minor: Calling All Thinkers, Doers, Makers, Creators, Performers, & Builders! Students pursuing any undergraduate major from all BU schools and colleges can use the minor to develop their ideas and create tangible economic or social impact. Come chat with an I&E faculty member and learn more!

BUild Lab-Pitch Deck Preparation & Review: We will walk you through how to prepare a pitch for your venture idea. For students who already have a pitch deck, our staff will help you review your pitch and give feedback.