Liftoff

Liftoff is our EC Rewards Program! Earn points for everything you do by checking in with our Power App. Redeem points for cool stuff in our swag store!

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Grand Prize: The top 5 earners get an exclusive invite to an alumni hosted dinner & networking opportunity at the EC Hub!

To see the leaderboard and how many points you have, check out our member PowerApp. For information on how to join, click here.

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Become a Member

only members can earn points, so make sure to join here if you’re not already part of the EC tribe.
2

Engage With the EC

scan the lists below for the many ways you can plug into EC programs and resources. You earn points for each and every engagement!
3

Save up Your Points & Spend Them

as your redeemable points balance grows, make sure to check out the swag store to see what you can get. Don’t worry, we’ll keep track of your semester points separately to determine the grand prize winner.

Check out our point earning activities below!

For more information on individual programs and events, see our Programs page.

Podcast – 20

Listen to an episode of our podcast on Spotify

Prototyping – 50

Get trained on prototyping at Makerspace Studio

Scavenger Hunt – 75*

Online scavenger hunt to learn more about the EC

Innovator’s Toolkit – 150

Complete a module of the entrepreneurial thinking certificate program

Innovation Commercialization Assistance Program – 150

Participate in the 2-week customer discovery course

Entrepreneurial Excursions – 200

Join us on a trip to visit vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystems
* Activities marked with an asterisk can only be completed for points once per semester.

Hub Check-in – 10

Get 10 points every day that you come into the Hub by scanning the QR at the front

Community Hangout – 10

Attend our weekly gathering after Rocket Pitch to build our local entrepreneurial community

Photo-Op – 10*

Take a polaroid for the EC wall

Social Media – 15

Engage with our content by tagging us in a post

Rocket Connect – 20

Attend our event dedicated to idea exploration & collaboration

Rocket Pitch (Attend) – 40

Attend our weekly Shark Tank-style pitch competition

Alumni Founders Series – 50

Attend our biweekly event featuring alumni who have started ventures

Feedback – 5

Provide feedback on our events using the Member App

Rocket Pitch (Pitch) – 15

Pitch at our weekly, Shark Tank-style competition

Prototype Build – 15

Make a prototype in our lab,  post to slack, & tag the community fellow

Business Robustness Check – 25

Check-in for Tribe Ventures & Launchpad members

Founders’ Huddle – 50

Attend our monthly problem-solving discussion for founders

Meet with a Mentor – 75

Meet with with one of our 12 W&M affiliated mentors

Innovation Challenge – 150

Participate in our semester-long, team-based competition

Tribe Ventures – 150

Become a member of the student venture incubator program

Seed Funding – 150

Apply for & receive up to $750 for student venture support

Slingshot – 150

Participate in Slingshot