Events & Opportunities

Coaches’ Corner

Monday April 6, 2020 to Friday April 17, 2020 • Online

The Entrepreneurship Center has partnered with alumni entrepreneurs for an amazing opportunity to offer virtual coaching sessions to student ventures that can lead to long-term mentoring. This program is open to all UNC students! Check out the flyer here. If you are interested, please complete this form and we will be in touch within a few days to schedule your first virtual session (put in the notes section that you are interested in virtual coaching!)

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Entrepreneurs Lab with Chris LeGrand and Bill Spruill

Tuesday April 7, 2020 • Online

COVID-19 Update: This event will continue as scheduled virtually via Zoom. A Zoom link will be provided to those who RSVP.  Throughout the Entrepreneurs Lab talk series, learn more about your entrepreneurial path by meeting leaders in entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs Lab is a class taught by Ted Zoller at the Kenan-Flagler business school. The class aims to discover the secrets behind successful entrepreneurs. Select meetings of the class feature talks from exciting guest lecturers and are open to the public. Chris LeGrand (Former Board Chair of Intrahealth) and Bill Spruill (Managing Partner of the Data Consortium) will speak this week. More

Press Briefing: UNC Innovates to Inspire Hope in Response to COVID-19

Tuesday April 7, 2020 • Online

A panel of experts convened by our Center and the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise will examine the origins of innovation and how UNC and its affiliated programs are helping systems and individuals cope with the current crisis. Experts include Kenan-Flagler Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Mahka Moeen and our Director, Ted Zoller. Rich Superfine will discuss the UNC makerspace's quick response to producing PPE and Diana Lee will share about how her phone-a-friend program connecting UNC students and the elderly went viral. While the session is geared at press, we encourage anyone interested in hearing about a new culture of innovation at UNC to attend. Interested press may contact MacKenzie Babb [MacKenzie_Babb@kenan-flagler.unc.edu] for more information. More

Navigating the Great Pause Session 1: Leading your Organization & Maintaining Strong Culture in the Midst of FUD

Thursday April 9, 2020 • Online

This is our first panel-discussion in our "Navigating the Great Pause" series that the Entrepreneurship Center is hosting every Thursday at noon throughout April to help our stakeholders and community make it through the COVID-19 crisis and come out stronger on the other side. In the" Leading Your Organization and Maintaining Strong Culture in the midst of FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt)"session we will talk specifically about how to keep your team positive and motivated in these challenging times. We will share leading indicators to assess if people on a team are struggling, tips for keeping yourself positive, and tips for creating a sense of team and togetherness virtually. More

Scale Your Everest, Preparing to Succeed in The Death Zone of High Stakes Entrepreneurship with Erik Severinghaus

Monday April 13, 2020 • Online

Join this virtual session hosted by Launch Chapel Hill to hear from Erik Severinghaus, a serial entrepreneur, who breaks down what it's really like to build a startup and the importance of taking care of yourself when building your company. More

Entrepreneurs Lab with Amy Cosper and Sophia Woo

Tuesday April 21, 2020 • online

COVID-19 Update: This event will continue as scheduled virtually via Zoom. A Zoom link will be provided to those who RSVP.  Throughout the Entrepreneurs Lab talk series, learn more about your entrepreneurial path by meeting leaders in entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs Lab is a class taught by Ted Zoller at the Kenan-Flagler business school. The class aims to discover the secrets behind successful entrepreneurs. Select meetings of the class feature talks from exciting guest lecturers and are open to the public. Amy Cosper (Former VP of Entrepreneurs Media Inc) and Sophia Woo (Founder of MOFU Shoppe) will speak this week. More