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LaunchPad Speaker Series: How to turn college entrepreneurship into an innovation career

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Virtual Event

The Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship presents theLaunchPad Speaker Series, a new virtual Blackstone LaunchPad Techstars network offering.

The Spring 2021 installment of the LaunchPad Speaker Series will focus on skill development critical for entrepreneurship and careers in the 21st century. These capabilities include leadership, problem-solving, communication, effective use of social capital, and technical business acumen, among others. Insights will be provided from knowledgeable experts in working with students and entrepreneurs and will cover areas including startup pipeline and hiring, internships, and entrepreneurship as a side hustle.

Session 2: Join @BXLaunchPad alumni including Kyra Durko, of @TwoSigmaVC, Zach Little of @CheckUp_App and @IncrementumAU, Kelsey Davis of @cllctve in thisLaunchPad Speaker Series panel on the ways in which to leverage your entrepreneurial college experience to build a successful career.

UTD strives to create inclusive and accessible events in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you require an accommodation to fully participate in this event, please contact the event coordinator (listed below) at least 10 business days prior to the event. If you have any additional questions, please email and the AccessAbility Resource Center at

Event Type

Lectures & Workshops

Target Audience

General Public


Entrepreneurship & Innovation


Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Contact Information
Dresden Goldberg
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