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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.

Persons with disabilities may submit a request for accommodations to participate in this event at UT Dallas' ADA website. You may also call (972) 883-5331 for assistance or send an email to All requests should be received no later than 10 business days prior to the event.

Event Type

Lectures & Workshops

Target Audience

General Public


Entrepreneurship & Innovation


Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Contact Information
Dresden Goldberg
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