Programs

Our programming and resources fall into three categories—learn, engage, & build. Click each tab to learn more. Earn points for everything you do by checking in with our Member App, and redeem your points for cool stuff in our swag store! Point values listed next to each activity.

Foundational and broadly applicable learning experiences that cultivate entrepreneurial literacy and skills.

William & Mary Entrepreneurial Thinkers Podcast – 20

Listen to an episode of our podcast on Spotify

Entrepreneurial Thinking Workshops – 30  

Learn about the entrepreneurial mindset through hands-on activities and discussion

Prototyping – 50

Get trained on prototyping at our Makerspace Studio

Innovator’s Toolkit – 150

Complete a module of our entrepreneurial thinking certificate program

Innovation Commercialization Assistance Program – 150

Participate in a 2-week customer discovery course

Entrepreneurial Excursions – 200

Join us to experience vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystems

* Activities marked with an asterisk can only be completed for points once per semester

Immersive experiences in entrepreneurial ecosystems that expose students to the practice and impact of entrepreneurial thinking.

Hub Check-in – 10

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

Community Hangout – 10

Join us for an EC community hangout to build the entrepreneurial culture on campus

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 low-pressure idea exploration event

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

Internship Program

Partake in a paid summer internship with an alumni-affiliated venture

Hands‐on, direct application of tools and skills to build entrepreneurial thinking competence.

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 Microsoft Teams, & tag the Community Fellow

Founder’s 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 our student venture incubator program

Seed Funding – 150

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

Launchpad

Join our regional incubator program with 3 tiers of membership levels for local ventures

   Ready to get plugged in?

        There’s an app for that.

1

Become a Member

Only members can earn points, so make sure to become a member if you’re not already.

2

Engage With the EC

Browse the lists above 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 point balance grows, make sure to check out the swag store on our app to see what you can get. Don’t worry, we’ll keep track of your semester points to determine the grand prize winner.

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 app.

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