Events

10/20/2017

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Penn Innovation Conference

Jon Huntsman Hall

The 2nd Penn Innovation Conference (PIC), hosted by the Weiss Tech House, will commence on October 20th, 2017 at the University of Pennsylvania. This conference aims to create an interactive environment between students and professionals through workshops, panels, meet and greets, and a speaker series to further undergraduate student entrepreneurship and innovation. Application deadline: October 1, 2017  Find out more from our Website – http://penninnovation.seas.upenn.edu/


08/30/2017

6:30pm

WeissLabs Demo Day

Wu & Chen, Levine Hall

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. The event will take place Wednesday, August 30th at 6:30 p.m. in the Nanoscience building.

WeissLabs is committed to catalyzing innovation by engaging students through lessons, community, and mentorship—leveraging resources across the University of Pennsylvania to foster entrepreneurship.



Past Events:

04/07/2017

9:00am - ALL DAY

Weiss Tech House Silicon Alley Trek – accepting applications

All Day in NYC

Join the Weiss Tech House for our Silicon Alley Career Trek to top tech companies in New York. Participating companies include Facebook, eBay, Uber, Bloomberg, Etsy, and Samsung. Meet engineers, recruiters, and other employees to help you land your dream job.

We will plan to leave in the morning and return by the evening on April 7th. Selected applicants will be notified of logistical details.

Apply by Sunday, April 2nd at 11:59PM via the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/cb686YhOtpeCAUmN2

Email bartonb@wharton.upenn.edu or saurabhv@seas.upenn.edu with any questions!

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/797960613692304/


03/30/2017

6:00pm

Student Entrepreneurship Panel

Interested in entrepreneurship but unsure of where to start? Already have an idea but unsure of how to make it a reality? Don’t have a dinner on Thursday?

Come out to the Weiss Tech House’ Student Entrepreneurship Panel, on 3/30/17 at 6:00pm in JMHH 355, where we have invited three successful student entrepreneurs who will share their experiences with startups. The hour long panel will feature questions for the panelists and a Q&A section for the audience.

Here are the following speakers:

Toni Oloko (founder of PracticeGigs, worked at early stage VC funds in Boston)
Justin Lafaza (co-founder of Next Gen Summit, author of best-selling book ‘What Wakes You Up?’ )
Adarsh Battu (co-founder of Visiplate, Y-Prize Winner, 2017)

RSVP to the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/200158003814226/


02/08/2017

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Weiss Tech House Elevator Pitch

Team Application Due: February 3, 2017 at 11:59PM

Interested in raising money for your startup? Apply to pitch your startup at Weiss Tech House’s annual Elevator Pitch Competition! The Elevator Pitch Competition will be held on Wednesday, February 8th, 6:00-8:00PM. Selected teams will present 2-minute pitches in front of a panel of judges. Winners will receive funding.

This year’s prizes are still being determined, but last year’s prizes were 1st place: $1200, 2nd place: $650, 3rd place: $300, and Audience’s Choice Award: $150

Teams interested in pitching should apply by Friday, February 3rd at 11:59PM.

Check out our Facebook event HERE


02/01/2017

6:00pm

Pennvention Application Workshop

Location: Wu and Chen

Come join the Weiss Tech House Pennvention committee to learn more about how to get involved in this year’s competition and prizes! Pennvention is Penn’s premier tech innovation competition. Hear from the committee organizers about the benefits of the competition, how to create the first round application, and meet potential team members. Pennvention is open to ALL students at Penn and teams of all sizes are eligible to enter. Whether you have a team already or are looking for a team, Pennvention is a great way to develop your idea!

Dinner will be served!

Pennvention is Penn’s premier tech innovation competition. We have over $20,00 in prizes, including a new social impact prize, and a network of professionals with whom you can connect. Applications are due on February 12th and you can apply here. All questions should be directed to co-chairs Jordan Rosenthal (jordanrosenthal96@gmail.com) and Quinn Wu (wu.quinn@gmail.com).