Entrepreneurship Speaker Series: Emily Reichman
Oct
23
5:30 PM17:30

Entrepreneurship Speaker Series: Emily Reichman

Emily Reichman joined Jackson Square Ventures in 2017, but she previosly was the founder and CEO of an online sporting event registration and marketing company, GetSetGo. GetSetGo grew into Active.com, which ultimately raised more than $50 million in venture capital before being taken private for $1 billion.

Learn more about Reichman and enjoy some free Chick-Fil-A. 

View Event →

Speaker Series: Sean Gordon
Sep
11
5:30 PM17:30

Speaker Series: Sean Gordon

Join us next Tuesday for Speaker Series with Sean Gordon, Founder & CEO of HIRENAMI.

Sean is an inventor and founder of several SaaS  companies including Hirenami and vidREACH. He's also an inventor of a sales acceleration software with successful multi-million capital raises. Come to Amos Hall B12 for free food and Sean's story!

View Event →
Deadline to Apply: UGA Idea Accelerator
Sep
9
5:00 PM17:00

Deadline to Apply: UGA Idea Accelerator

Applications are OPEN for the Fall 2018 Idea Accelerator! Take your idea from the back of a npakin to a scalable business model in just 8 weeks, guided by experienced entrepreneurs. If you have an idea, we encourage you to apply - don't worry if your idea isn't fully developed. We'll help you get there.

More information about the Idea Accelerator and the application can be found here.

View Event →
Kick Off Cookout
Aug
24
4:00 PM16:00

Kick Off Cookout

The Entrepreneurship Program invites you to our annual Welcome Back Barbeque! Come out to enjoy food and games with faculty, staff, and familiar faces. This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in the program to learn more about how they can get involved. We hope to see everyone there!

BBQ will be held on the Special Collections Library Lawn behind Correll Hall at 4pm on Friday, August 24.  

View Event →
Students2Startups
Apr
11
2:00 PM14:00

Students2Startups

  • Stelling Study | Moore-Rooker Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The UGA Entrepreneurship Program and FourAthens have teamed up to bring back the Students2Startups event! Local Companies and student startups set up tables on campus for students to learn more about the startup community, explore job and internship opportunities, and to engage with other entrepreneurial-minded individuals. Come out and learn what is happening in and around Athens, score a job or internship and make new friends! Free admission to the event and food is provided

 

Non-member form: https://fourathens.typeform.com/to/VIJvpy

Member (& student teams) form: https://fourathens.typeform.com/to/g0TjD

View Event →
Speaker Series: Emily Reichman
Apr
5
5:30 PM17:30

Speaker Series: Emily Reichman

Join us this Thursday in Correll 214 for Emily Reichman! 

Emily joined Jackson Square Ventures in 2017.  Previously Emily was the founder and CEO of an online sporting event-registration and marketing company, GetSetGo.  GetSetGo grew into Active.com which ultimately raised over $50 million in venture capital, before being taken private for $1 billion.

Free chick-fil-a!

View Event →
FABricate Final Competition
Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

FABricate Final Competition

The final competition for FABricate, UGA's own food and agribusiness entrepreneurial initiative, will be held on  March 28th.  All faculty, staff, and students are welcome to come out to enjoy the competition, indulge in heavy hors d’oeuvres, and vote to determine which team will win the grand prize! 

 

View Event →
NTE Deadline to Apply
Mar
18
5:00 PM17:00

NTE Deadline to Apply

Apply before March 18th, 2018 for a chance to compete for $10,000! Information regarding eligibility and the application process can be found at www.ugaentr.com/nte .

UGA's Next Top Entrepreneur is open to student startup teams from all over the country. During this live event, teams pitch their existing business plans or business idea in front of a live audience and a panel of judges. At the end of the competition, one winning team is awarded $10,000!

View Event →
ATV Student + Startup Connection
Mar
6
6:00 PM18:00

ATV Student + Startup Connection

Are you interested in working for and  learning from some of the hottest startups in Atlanta? Atlanta Tech Village is back with another internship/job fair, with 50+ startups looking for motivated, hard working students to join their team. For more information about this event and registration visit the Atlanta Tech Village event page.

View Event →
1 Million Cups
Jan
31
8:30 AM08:30

1 Million Cups

  • Athens Area Chamber of Commerce (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

1 Million Cups is a weekly event that brings together entrepreneurs and the Athens community over coffee and conversations.  

Based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee, the Kauffman Foundation developed 1 Million Cups - a free program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs with their communities. Four Athens is excited to bring 1 Million Cups to Athens. 

View Event →
EP Speaker Series - Thrasher Photo & Design
Nov
7
5:30 PM17:30

EP Speaker Series - Thrasher Photo & Design

Join us for the final speaker series of the semester on November 7th, 2017.

Thrasher Photo and Design is a Creative Agency founded in 2004 by Beth Hall Thrasher and Jason Thrasher. The Thrashers create photography, video, branding, print and web design for clients in Athens and Atlanta, GA, and for companies as far-flung as Dallas, Washington DC, Miami, Nashville, Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York.

 

Jason Thrasher is the PHOTO and Beth Hall Thrasher is the DESIGN of Thrasher Photo and Design. Jason’s photography has been exhibited nationally, from New Orleans to London– his solo show about the Athens music scene, Athens Potluck, was showcased in the Atrium Gallery of the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the Georgia Theatre Gallery in Athens, and will be available in book form this fall. Jason’s photographs have been published in SPIN, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, USA Today, Garden & Gun, and the New York Times, to name just a few.

 

thrasher1.jpg

Beth’s background as an art director for television at NHK-Tokyo, CNN-Headline News in Atlanta, and CBS in San Francisco won her an Emmy Award and two Radio-Television News Directors Awards for Art Direction; her history as an interactive designer started with gigs for Electronic Arts and Apple in California; and her web designs have garnered Earl Awards at the prestigious SXSW Interactive Conference, and the NAPA Award for Outstanding Web Design in 2015. Beth is also the founder of the Short Attention Span Film and Video Festival which toured short films (two minutes, or shorter) internationally for more than ten years.

View Event →
Downtown Tech Crawl
Nov
1
5:00 PM17:00

Downtown Tech Crawl

  • 1 Press Place Athens, GA, 30601 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Don't miss the inaugural Downtown Tech Crawl, the first event of its kind in Athens. 

On November 1st, four top technology-based businesses in Downtown Athens will showcase their offices and play hosts to students and young professionals. This event is the perfect opportunity for attendees to learn about career opportunities in growing industries and get a behind-the-scenes look at how they operate. Participants will register and begin at one location and then progressively migrate to the other three offices throughout the evening. Each office will be giving tours, networking, and providing great local food. 

This event is free and open to the public, but those wishing to attend must RSVP online by Monday, October 30.

View Event →
EP Speaker Series - Joe Koufman
Oct
24
5:30 PM17:30

EP Speaker Series - Joe Koufman

Joe Koufman is the founder and CEO of AgencySparks which is a matchmaker for brands and marketing agencies. Prior to founding AgencySparks, Joe spent 6 years running marketing and business development for Engauge, an independent marketing agency acquired by Publicis Groupe and merged with Moxie in 2013. Joe also serves on the board of advisers for the Marketing Program here at the Terry College of Business and hosts a weekly online radio music show for leisure.

Join us for Joe's story and free Chick-fil-A.

View Event →
EP Speaker Series - David Rowe
Oct
10
5:30 PM17:30

EP Speaker Series - David Rowe

David Rowe is the founder of Athens Music School and the Vice President of Partner Software. David took an organic approach to the business administration as he himself worked his way from a staff role in product design and development to eventually found himself as the CEO of Partner Software. He currently serves as the Vice president of Partner Software which calls Athens home.

View Event →
EP Speaker Series - Adam Wexler
Sep
26
5:30 PM17:30

EP Speaker Series - Adam Wexler

Adam Wexler is the Founder and CEO of SidePrize, a platform for raising the stakes in season-long fantasy leagues. The company is a Dodgers Accelerator graduate and has won a number of awards including the Fantasy Sports Trade Association's 2016 'Rookie of the Year.'

Prior to his latest endeavor, Adam founded Insightpool, The Influencer Marketing Platform which has raised upwards of $10M and serves clients from Coca Cola to NBC Universal. Adam also consulted with the Atlanta Hawks on their digital and social strategy during their record-breaking 2014-2015 season.

Join us for Adam's entrepreneurial story and Chick-fil-a. 

View Event →
EP Speaker Series - Tami McQueen - 31south
Sep
12
5:30 PM17:30

EP Speaker Series - Tami McQueen - 31south

Tami has an insatiable desire to drive an innovative approach that fuels disruption in emerging markets.

Tami is the co-founder of 31south, a marketing agency focused on hyper-growth technology companies. Previously, Tami joined one the fastest-growing a B2B SaaS startups in the U.S. as the first marketing hire and employee #9 at SalesLoft

Rooted firmly in South African soil, Tami calls Atlanta home, a city she believes holds exponential potential.

Join us on Tuesday, September 12th to hear Tami's experiences and enjoy refreshments.

View Event →
 EP Speaker Series - Richie Knight - HW Creative
Aug
29
5:30 PM17:30

EP Speaker Series - Richie Knight - HW Creative

The Society of Entrepreneurs and the Entrepreneurship Program introduces entrepreneur Richie Knight to kick off our fall 2017 Speaker Series.

Come meet Richie Knight and hear him speak about his entrepreneurial journey in founding HW Creative Marketing. With offices in Athens and in Americus, GA, HW Creative Marketing has assisted hundreds of clients across the nation in growing their businesses. 

Food and refreshments provided. 

View Event →
UGA Entrepreneurship 2017-2018 Welcome Back Cook-Out
Aug
25
5:30 PM17:30

UGA Entrepreneurship 2017-2018 Welcome Back Cook-Out

Entrepreneurship is hosting a 2017-2018 Welcome Back Cook-Out for all current and prospective Entrepreneurship Certificate Program students, the Society of Entrepreneurs, local entrepreneurs, and other guests.  Please join UGA's entrepreneurial community on the Special Collection Library's lawn by the new Business Learning Community on Friday, August 25 from 5:30-7:30 for hamburgers, hotdogs, and networking!  PLEASE RSVP TO ep@uga.edu

View Event →
Summer Launch Program
Apr
30
to May 1

Summer Launch Program

For the first time ever, the UGA Entrepreneurship Program is offering a Summer Launch Program. The ideal candidates would be teams who have gone through the UGA Idea Accelerator or any other student team that is ready to actively launch their business between semesters. Teams will be provided dedicated work rooms with key card access to work on their business. The will also meet once per week to discuss obstacles and how to overcome common problems with experienced entrepreneurs. This program starts the first week of June and runs through the end of July. Each team will receive an upfront budget of $5,000 to spend on efforts to grow their business, such as travel and building a prototype. At the end of the program, the teams will have the chance to display their hard work and improved business for a chance to receive another $5,000. Only 4-6 teams will be chosen to compete so make sure to apply for your chance to be a part of the SLP.

View Event →
Life's a Pitch
Apr
14
11:30 AM11:30

Life's a Pitch

Come out as the Society of Entrepreneurs hosts a triple threat event. First and foremost the purpose of the event is to raise money for 3 local charities here in Athens. The goal is $1,500 and it looks like this amount will easily be surpassed this year with some of our great sponsors. This event is also equal parts, pitch workshop and pitch competition. The winning team will be awarded a grand prize pack with lots of goodies from the area. Come meet lots of local entrepreneurs at the event and have a great time learning about social entrepreneurship. Event will be held at Thinc Studios from 6-8pm. Doors open at 5:30!

View Event →
UGA Accelerator Demo Day
Apr
13
6:00 PM18:00

UGA Accelerator Demo Day

Come check out the final teams of the UGA Idea Accelerator as they pitch for $5,000. Teams will all give 3 minute pitches about their companies and have a live Q&A with judges who will deliberate to chose the next Accelerator winner. This event is open to the community! Come to the Thinc Studio located at 225 W Broad St Athens, GA 30602, across from Junkmans Daughter.

View Event →
Next Top Entrepreneur
Apr
12
5:00 PM17:00

Next Top Entrepreneur

UGA's Next Top Entrepreneur is open to student startup teams from all over the country. During this live event, teams pitch their existing business or idea in front of an audience and a panel of judges who have experience in the startup and business world. The winning team is awarded $10,000!

View Event →