Location: UMass Amherst | Theme: Jolt Week
Early AM - Eat breakfast at your place. Bring your laptop (or similar device). If you prefer paper, bring notebooks and writing implements.
8:45 AM - Check in. It is important to be on time. We will meet in the UMass Amherst Business Innovation Hub (BIH), Learning Commons. This is the new Isenberg School of Business building.
9:00 AM - Getting Started. This all-hands meeting gets you answers to any questions you have before we start and then gets you ready to jump into the program! (Isenberg, Room N135)
9:30 AM - Introduction Pitches. Each team lead will present their business to the group using the anti-pitch format. (Isenberg, Room N135)
11:30 AM - Program Expectations. The leadership team will share format of the program, a simple syllabus, and expectations. (Isenberg, Room N135)
12:15 AM - Meet & Greet Pods and EIR’s. (Breakout Rooms, 2nd Floor of the BIH)
1:00 PM - Adjourn. You are free to go or stay and work out of VVM offices or the incubator space at the Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship (BCE) located in Bartlett Hall, Room 302.