12:00pm - 2:00 pm
Elevator Pitch 2020: 3 minute pitches followed by 2 minutes of Q&A. Application Deadline: Dec. 5, 11:59 PM.
Storytelling and Pitching workshop by Professor Jeffrey Babin on Thursday, December 3rd at 4 PM EST.
2:00pm - 3:00pm
We are hosting a workshop on problem finding and beginning startups, led by Sevile Mannickarottu, the Director of the Educational Labs in the Bioengineering department. We will be going over the process of creating a startup and finding a usable idea to start developing.
Student founders and future entrepreneurs, join us for an evening where we break down Penn Venture Lab resources, to help you understand what works for you!
Sept 15th @ 8 pm ET
Listen to the founders of 3 WeissFund portfolio companies share their stories of building successful companies at Penn.
Panel: Halo (acquired by Lyft 2020), inventXYZ (President’s Innovation Prize 2020), Clarus (WeissLabs demo day finalist)
Sept 10th @ 6 pm EST
5:00pm - 7:00 PM
Come meet our committees, understand our culture, and hear more about out recruitment process!
Tuesday, September 8th from 5-7 PM EST: https://upenn.zoom.us/j/96042096386.
- Noon EST
APPLY to Pennvention, Penn’s premier tech innovation competition held each spring since its inaugural event in 2005. Over the course of the competition, competitors will pitch their idea, develop an MVP or a new product feature, receive help from outstanding mentors, and potentially win over $20,000 in prizes.
Info session for Pennvention, Penn’s premier tech innovation competition held each spring since its inaugural event in 2005. Over the course of the competition, competitors will pitch their idea, develop an MVP or a new product feature, receive help from outstanding mentors, and potentially win over $20,000 in prizes.
6:00pm - 8:00 PM
Join us for our Fall 2019 cohort Demo Day! Hear from some of our incredible startups pitch their companies in front of a panel of VC.
Food will be served.
WeissX will be assisting teams with identification of problems that may come up while creating prototypes of their project ideas and ideating on potential solutions.
Come watch 2 minute pitches from startups as they compete for a chance at $1000, $250, or $100.
Invite your friends for the audience’s choice of $150.
Come join us for a Demo Day of our 2019 Summer cohort on Tuesday, August 27th at 6:00 PM in F85 Huntsman Hall. Meet some of our incredible startups that are changing the world, one innovative idea at a time.
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for a Demo Day for our Spring 2019 cohort. Meet some our incredible startups that are changing the world, one innovative idea at a time.
Come join us for Pennvention Final Round! We have 8 teams who will be pitching their tech-innovation ideas for a chance to win cash prizes and more! We will have an *AIRPODS* giveaway for those who attend the final round, so make sure to come and support your favorite team! Visit pennvention.io to check out what Pennvention’s all about!
*finalists and judges are not eligible for the raffle
How to enter the Airpods Giveaway*:
1. Like the Airpods photo and the Weiss Pitch facebook page
2. Select ‘Going’ on the event https://www.facebook.com/events/393843378075050/
3. Get one raffle entry per pitch attended at the finals (will be revealed at the event)
4. Attend the finals for the official drawing. You must be present at the raffle drawing to claim the prize.
Want to win free prizes? We want to give them away to you!
The Weiss Tech House is giving away 1 pair of AirPods + 2 Amazon Alexas + 8 Autographed Adam Grant books…YOU could be one of our 11 lucky winners!!!
To enter, do the following:
Competition ends on February 17th at 11:59pm.
Submit your application here at this link: https://pennvention.typeform.com/to/jtWpS4
Pennvention is Penn’s premier tech innovation competition held each spring since its inaugural event in 2005 and prides itself on being the sole entrepreneurship competition for Penn students with a primary focus on the technological innovation. Over the course of the competition, competitors will pitch their idea, develop an MVP or a new product feature, receive help from outstanding mentors, and potentially win over $20,000 in prizes.
The deadline to submit your application is Feb. 15, 2019. To be eligible for consideration, your team must provide a 5-slide deck summarizing your startup idea. Direct any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Weiss Hardware Accelerator (WHA) will run its inaugural cohort from February to April 2019. Teams of 3-4 students will develop a hardware device from concept to a functional prototype. Students are not expected to have any prior knowledge or experience of engineering design and fabrication skills.
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Come watch Penn entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to a panel of angel investors for a shot at $1000! Dinner will be served, and members of the Weiss Pitch committee and the judges will be available following pitches to answer any questions about entrepreneurship and innovation at Penn. Whether you’re a student entrepreneur or just an avid Shark Tank fan, come to JMHH 345 on Thursday (October 25th) 6:30-8:00PM for an event you won’t want to miss!
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Come find out more about WeissFund at our information session
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Come find out more about WeissLabs at our information session
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Come find out more about WeissPitch at our information session
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Come find out more about us at our information session
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Are you interested in startups, entrepreneurship or innovation?
Come to WeissLabs Demo Day! Our summer cohort will be pitching their ideas to investors. Our ventures have been hustling all summer long and are excited to share their ideas with you. There will be a lecture followed by a pitch and networking. Applications for our committee and fall cohort will be available after the event.
WeissLabs is committed to catalyzing innovation by engaging students through lessons, community, and mentorship—leveraging resources across the University of Pennsylvania to foster entrepreneurship.