We love events. From student entrepreneurs to alumni founders, we have tons of events guaranteed to help you learn and grow your entrepreneurial mindset.

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Rocket Pitch Fridays

If you’ve spotted a business opportunity or identified a problem worth solving and have an idea you’d like to take to the next level, come by the Entrepreneurship Center to pitch it in front of a panel of judges for a chance to win $100. Starts at 2 PM most Fridays in the EC.

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Alumni Founders Series

Want to hear the stories of William & Mary alumni entrepreneurs? As part of this series, you will hear from a William & Mary alumni about their journey from the halls of W&M to their eventual creation of a startup company. Every other Thursday at 5:30 PM.

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Innovator’s Toolkit

Learn the skills necessary to thrive in the fast-paced industry of entrepreneurship and innovation through hands-on, collaborative experiences led by facilitators from the Miller Fellowship and the Executive Partner mentor network. Every other Tuesday at 12:30 PM.

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Co-Working Hours

Come work on your ideas with your fellow entrepreneurs! With free food, a thriving entrepreneurial community, and new projects, Co-Working is a great time to start your own project or see what your peers are up to. Starts directly after Rocket Pitch.


Have an idea that’s ready for the big leagues? Build a team & come pitch your idea at Slingshot the weekend of February 22. Winners will be awarded prize money. Nice!

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Innovation Challenge

Ferguson Ventures has partnered with the Entrepreneurship Center to offer a new challenge to students. Next semester, student teams will work to solve a problem in hopes of winning funding and internship opportunities.


Don’t Know Where to Start?

No problem! We recommend attending a rocket pitch to start. Come out to watch, enjoy some free food, and have a good time. If you want to meet with a mentor or a fellow first, book us using our office hours tool!