The SVIC is an idea-stage competition designed to engage ALL New Hampshire students and community members in addressing some of society's most pressing social and environmental challenges by designing novel, sustainable and business-oriented solutions. Winners receive awards that help bring needed resources to advance these promising models. Barriers to entry into the competition are low - no detailed business plans or financials are required! Register/apply here.
SVIC applicants and Final Round Finalists will also automatically be awarded VSCs when lists are announced by CSIE. You must first apply to SVIC.
Receive VSCs for following the ECenter on Facebook, Instagram, and/or LinkedIn by November 25, 2019. You will receive 500 VSCs for ONE follow. Additional follows are not worth additional VSCs. You must provide your social media handle at registration. You must send a screen shot to the ECenter to verify you followed the ECenter to Heather.MacNeill@unh.edu.
For details on the $5,000 Maurice Prize, including submitting an application, visit the Maurice Prize website.
Receive Visa Stamp Credits for each time you use the Cubex Coworking Space from September 23 - November 25, 2019. Must stay in space a minimum of one hour and cannot be part of other activities going on in the Cubex Coworking Space or ECenter (such as E-Club). Maximum of 10 visits for 2,000 VSCs total.
Receive Visa Stamp Credits for each time you use the Makerspace @ the ECenter from September 23 - November 25, 2019. Must stay in space a minimum of one hour and cannot be part of other activities going on in the Makerspace @ the ECenter or ECenter. Maximum of 5 visits for 1,000 VSCs total (200 VSCs per visit). Must swipe in at i2 Passport kiosk. Subject to open hours and you must receive training as part of your uses.
The link to the fall semester completion survey will be added to this event and emailed our after the final event on November 25th.
Start-up Speaker Series - Squeezing, Recruiting, and Mystery Shopping: The True Stories Behind The Juicery, Goodwin Recruiting, 360 Intel & More - Sponsored by Lake Street Advisors. Register via the Eventbrite link.
UNH’s own Shark Tank, Wildcat Tank, is right around the corner and submissions are open! Wildcat Tank is a competition run by the Entrepreneurship Club, put together for students to pitch their business ideas to a group of judges, made up of Venture Capitalists and Entrepreneurs. This year’s grand prize is $1,000, with $2,000 of total prizes provided by the Patten Family Foundation and Maurice Prize.
To enter your idea into the competition, students must fill out a two page written submission (see guidelines unheclub.com) due Friday the 18th. Fifteen semi-finalists are then chosen to present a one minute elevator pitch on October 21st, at 6pm in the Strafford room. Judges will deliberate, then select six finalists to present their 5 minute presentations, which are each followed by a Q&A. After all presentations, judges will select first ($1,000), second ($500) and third place ($350) winners, the crowd selects the people’s choice award ($250) and all competitors will be entered into a raffle for four $25 gift cards. Please submit your submission to UnhEclub.com. To learn more about the event, please visit our website.
Wildcat Tank is a great opportunity to prep for the SVIC, Maurice Prize and Holloway competitions. The event will be catered by Chipotle. We welcome all to attend and support the awesome business ideas UNH students are working on! If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to TJ Evarts or Jack Potvin.
Hackathon: Reimagined Innovative Office Park for Young Professionals - Sponsored by Kane Company. i2 Passport participants must fully participate in both days of the hackathon in order to receive Visa Stamp Credits. Register via the Eventbrite link.
Pitching Bootcamp is co-hosted by the UNH Entrepreneurship Club. Register via the Eventbrite link.
Event hosted by the E-Club. Details forthcoming.
Join us for the concluding day of the 7th annual New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge: a day of inspiration, information, networking, and celebration of New Hampshire’s student and community social entrepreneurs!
This initiative of the University of New Hampshire has been organized by the Center of Social Innovation and Enterprise in conjunction with the Carsey School of Public Policy, Paul College of Business and Economics, UNHInnovation, UNH Sustainability Institute, and Net Impact UNH. Register here.
Join us for the concluding day of the 7th annual New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge: a day of inspiration, information, networking, and celebration of New Hampshire’s student and community social entrepreneurs! SVIC Awards, Social Innovator of the Year Award, & Keynote registration here.
Join UNH Financial Aid for a session focusing on the best ways to tackle your student debt. Register via the Eventbrite link.