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Event Details

October 5—October 6, 2019 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Bartlett Hall

Room: 301

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Jaida Fonfield

Have you been kicking around an idea for a while and don't know where to start? What are you hoping acheive by joining ULaunch? What are your needs for your idea?

Welcome to ULaunch @ UMass 2019.

Over the course of two days, , you will meet more than 60 aspiring entrepreneurs, engineers, coders and graphic designers all with the goal of creating a team and launching your own startup right here at UMass.

We'll provide the space, innovative people, food and resources you need to take the first major steps in starting your entrepreneurial venture. You don't need to have an idea or team already, you can make one here or join a team.

What you get at ULaunch:

  • Mentors and resources to start or join a startup over the weekend
  • Free AutoDesk 3D Design Software (for modeling products)
  • Access to startup resources, templates, and advice from experienced entrepreneurs.
  • Complimentary dinner Saturday and lunch Sunday
  • A startup you could run for life.

Our goal is to give students with a creative passion the means to express their entrepreneurial talents, create something of their own and make it a reality with the help of our sponsors and mentors.

Winning teams will be awarded a cash prize to advance your startup of $1,000.

This event is open to Five College colleges students, undergraduates and graduates.

Saturday, October 5

10a - Welcome, Registration and Keynote Speaker

11a - Two Minute Pitch

12-7p - Break for Lunch and Work

7p - Dinner (courtesy of the UMass Entrepreneurship Club)

Sunday, October 6

10a - Breakfast

10:30a - Pitch Presentation Pratice

1p - Final Pitch Presentation for Judges and Winners Announced.

2p - Closing Remarks and Thank You.