BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//TAMU//NONSGML v1.0//EN X-WR-CALNAME:TAMU Events BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/Chicago BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZNAME:CDT DTSTART:20180311T080000 RDATE:20180311T080000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0600 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/Chicago BEGIN:STANDARD TZNAME:CST DTSTART:20181104T070000 RDATE:20181104T070000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0600 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20180914T080000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20180914T090000 SUMMARY:Aggie Angel Network Meeting DESCRIPTION:Our September meeting will be held in College Station . Members hear entrepreneurs pitch\, ask questions and provide feedback to early stage firms. The Aggie Angel Network (AAN) is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to providing quality early-stage investment opportunities for accredited angel investors\, and to assisting early-stage high-growth potential technology companies with fundraising and advisory services. AAN is actively seeking to invest in great startup companies. In addition to money\, AAN brings connections\, market knowledge\, mentoring and operational excellence to early-stage entrepreneurs with disruptive technologies. For information about how to join the organization as an investor or to become a pitching entrepreneur\, please contact Blake Petty at blakepetty@tamu.edu or visit Aggie Angel Network. BY INVITATION ONLY. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:Our September meeting will be held in College Station . Members hear entrepreneurs pitch, ask questions and provide feedback to early stage firms. The Aggie Angel Network (AAN) is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to providing quality early-stage investment opportunities for accredited angel investors, and to assisting early-stage high-growth potential technology companies with fundraising and advisory services. AAN is actively seeking to invest in great startup companies. In addition to money, AAN brings connections, market knowledge, mentoring and operational excellence to early-stage entrepreneurs with disruptive technologies. For information about how to join the organization as an investor or to become a pitching entrepreneur, please contact Blake Petty at blakepetty@tamu.edu or visit Aggie Angel Network. BY INVITATION ONLY. UID:20180914T130000Z-46663@calendar.tamu.edu URL:https://mays.tamu.edu/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/aggie-angel-network-meeting-6/ LAST-MODIFIED:20180912T153127Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:46663 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20180918T180000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20180918T190000 SUMMARY:McFerrin Methods: Art of the Side Hustle DESCRIPTION:Being a full-time entrepreneur is not the only option to become a successful entrepreneur. There are countless examples of individuals monetizing a hobby\, working on a business for supplemental income\, or testing out entrepreneurship while balancing other roles. Texas A&M student business owners also fall into this category of a "side-hustle" as they attend classes and work to grow their business. In this McFerrin Methods workshop\, hear from experienced "Side Hustlers" who want to share their expertise. Ask them questions in a panel-style\, facilitated discussion. After the panel\, stick around for networking with all attendees. Light hors d'oeuvres will be provided. Texas A&M students\, faculty and staff as well as community members are welcome to attend this McFerrin Methods event. Please be sure to RSVP X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:Being a full-time entrepreneur is not the only option to become a successful entrepreneur. There are countless examples of individuals monetizing a hobby, working on a business for supplemental income, or testing out entrepreneurship while balancing other roles. Texas A&M student business owners also fall into this category of a "side-hustle" as they attend classes and work to grow their business. In this McFerrin Methods workshop, hear from experienced "Side Hustlers" who want to share their expertise. Ask them questions in a panel-style, facilitated discussion. After the panel, stick around for networking with all attendees. Light hors d'oeuvres will be provided. Texas A&M students, faculty and staff as well as community members are welcome to attend this McFerrin Methods event. Please be sure to RSVP UID:20180918T230000Z-46662@calendar.tamu.edu URL:https://mays.tamu.edu/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/mcferrin-methods-art-of-the-side-hustle/ LAST-MODIFIED:20180912T153127Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:46662 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20180919T173000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20180919T183000 SUMMARY:3 Day Startup: Informational DESCRIPTION:The 3DS Leadership Council will be hosting an informational to talk about the 3 Day Startup Program. This event will cover information about the weekend\, the application process and answer any questions applicants might have. Snacks will be provided! You can find more information on 3DS on our web-page. If accepted some important dates are: Bootcamp: Wednesday\, October 10\, 2018 6:00-8:00pm Weekend Event: October 19 -October 21\, 2018 Final Pitches: October 21\, 2018 5:30-8:30pm\, Memorial Student Center Applications open on September 10th\, 2018 and can be found here. Interested in serving as a mentor during a 3DS weekend? An RSVP portal will be made available shortly. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:The 3DS Leadership Council will be hosting an informational to talk about the 3 Day Startup Program. This event will cover information about the weekend, the application process and answer any questions applicants might have. Snacks will be provided! You can find more information on 3DS on our web-page. If accepted some important dates are: Bootcamp: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 6:00-8:00pm Weekend Event: October 19 -October 21, 2018 Final Pitches: October 21, 2018 5:30-8:30pm, Memorial Student Center Applications open on September 10th, 2018 and can be found here. Interested in serving as a mentor during a 3DS weekend? An RSVP portal will be made available shortly. UID:20180919T223000Z-43204@calendar.tamu.edu URL:https://mays.tamu.edu/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/3-day-startup-informational-3/ LAST-MODIFIED:20180912T153127Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:43204 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20180924 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20180925 SUMMARY:3 Day Startup: Applications Close DESCRIPTION:3 Day Startup takes over Startup Aggieland for an entire weekend\, caters food and drinks\, invites top-notch entrepreneurs and investors\, picks the best idea for a software startup during the Friday brainstorming session\, and releases a minimal prototype by Sunday night. Applications close at 5PM Tuesday\, September 24th. You do not want to miss out on this program so finish up and submit your application as soon as possible. If accepted some important dates are: Bootcamp: Wednesday\, October 10\, 2018 6:00-8:00pm Weekend Event: October 19 -October 21\, 2018 Final Pitches: October 21\, 2018 5:30-8:30pm\, Memorial Student Center Applications open on September 10th\, 2018 and can be found here. Interested in serving as a mentor during a 3DS weekend? An RSVP portal will be made available shortly. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:3 Day Startup takes over Startup Aggieland for an entire weekend, caters food and drinks, invites top-notch entrepreneurs and investors, picks the best idea for a software startup during the Friday brainstorming session, and releases a minimal prototype by Sunday night. Applications close at 5PM Tuesday, September 24th. You do not want to miss out on this program so finish up and submit your application as soon as possible. If accepted some important dates are: Bootcamp: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 6:00-8:00pm Weekend Event: October 19 -October 21, 2018 Final Pitches: October 21, 2018 5:30-8:30pm, Memorial Student Center Applications open on September 10th, 2018 and can be found here. Interested in serving as a mentor during a 3DS weekend? An RSVP portal will be made available shortly. UID:20180924T050000Z-43249@calendar.tamu.edu URL:https://mays.tamu.edu/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/3-day-startup-applications-close-2/ LAST-MODIFIED:20180912T153127Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:43249 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago X-LIVEWHALE-ALL-DAY:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20181002T180000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20181002T190000 SUMMARY:McFerrin Methods: Finding Your Idea DESCRIPTION:For more than a decade\, the Raymond Ideas Challenge hosted by the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship has been an influential competition at Texas A&M University. Students compete to see who has the best idea to win cash prizes. However\, developing a winning idea can seem like the biggest challenge. In this workshop\, meet some of the most creative and innovative minds who can teach you techniques to think of your next big idea. Hear from speakers about how you can think up ideas that propel you into the next phase of growth in your entrepreneurial journey. Texas A&M students\, faculty and staff as well as community members are welcome to attend this McFerrin Methods event. Please be sure to RSVP X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:For more than a decade, the Raymond Ideas Challenge hosted by the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship has been an influential competition at Texas A&M University. Students compete to see who has the best idea to win cash prizes. However, developing a winning idea can seem like the biggest challenge. In this workshop, meet some of the most creative and innovative minds who can teach you techniques to think of your next big idea. Hear from speakers about how you can think up ideas that propel you into the next phase of growth in your entrepreneurial journey. Texas A&M students, faculty and staff as well as community members are welcome to attend this McFerrin Methods event. Please be sure to RSVP UID:20181002T230000Z-46658@calendar.tamu.edu URL:https://mays.tamu.edu/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/mcferrin-methods-finding-your-idea/ LAST-MODIFIED:20180912T153127Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:46658 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20181003 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20181004 SUMMARY:Raymond Ideas Challenge: Applications Open DESCRIPTION:In the Fall\, the Raymond Ideas Challenge asks students from across campus\, "What is your big idea?" We challenge everyone from freshmen to doctoral students to dream up the next great product or service and enter their big idea in this campus-wide competition. The Raymond Ideas Challenge is open to all students at Texas A&M—College Station\, regardless of major or classification. Members of the business and academic worlds judge each submission and the top 40 are named finalists. On competition day\, the finalists present their concept to judges from the business community who challenge them with questions. Applications open October 3rd and close October 24th If selected some important dates are: Finalist Workshop: Tuesday\, November 27th Competition Day: December 6th Find out more HERE! X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:In the Fall, the Raymond Ideas Challenge asks students from across campus, "What is your big idea?" We challenge everyone from freshmen to doctoral students to dream up the next great product or service and enter their big idea in this campus-wide competition. The Raymond Ideas Challenge is open to all students at Texas A&M—College Station, regardless of major or classification. Members of the business and academic worlds judge each submission and the top 40 are named finalists. On competition day, the finalists present their concept to judges from the business community who challenge them with questions. Applications open October 3rd and close October 24th If selected some important dates are: Finalist Workshop: Tuesday, November 27th Competition Day: December 6th Find out more HERE! UID:20181003T050000Z-46656@calendar.tamu.edu URL:https://mays.tamu.edu/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/raymond-ideas-challenge-applications-open-2/ LAST-MODIFIED:20180912T153127Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:46656 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago X-LIVEWHALE-ALL-DAY:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20181008T183000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20181008T193000 SUMMARY:SEC Student Pitch Competition DESCRIPTION:The 2018 SEC Student Pitch Competition will be hosted at Texas A&M University by the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship. Join us to watch competition finalists pitch for their lives to earn the title of SEC Champ. The competition simulates the real-world process of entrepreneurs soliciting start-up funds from early-stage investors and venture capital firms. Make sure to RSVP X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:The 2018 SEC Student Pitch Competition will be hosted at Texas A&M University by the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship. Join us to watch competition finalists pitch for their lives to earn the title of SEC Champ. The competition simulates the real-world process of entrepreneurs soliciting start-up funds from early-stage investors and venture capital firms. Make sure to RSVP UID:20181008T233000Z-46654@calendar.tamu.edu URL:https://mays.tamu.edu/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/sec-student-pitch-competition-2/ LAST-MODIFIED:20180912T153127Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:46654 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20181019 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20181020 SUMMARY:3 Day Startup DESCRIPTION:The idea of 3 Day Startup is simple: start a new venture over the course of three days. 3 Day Startup takes over Startup Aggieland for an entire weekend\, caters food and drinks\, invites top-notch entrepreneurs and investors\, picks the best idea for a software startup during the Friday brainstorming session\, and releases a minimal prototype by Sunday night. The goal is to build enough momentum among a network of motivated people to sustain the company beyond the weekend. Final Pitches will take place October 21\, 2018 from 5:30-8:30pm at the Memorial Student Center If accepted some important dates are: Bootcamp: Wednesday\, October 10\, 2018 6:00-8:00pm Weekend Event: October 19 -October 21\, 2018 Final Pitches: October 21\, 2018 5:30-8:30pm\, Memorial Student Center Applications open on September 10th\, 2018 and can be found here. Interested in serving as a mentor during a 3DS weekend? An RSVP portal will be made available shortly. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:The idea of 3 Day Startup is simple: start a new venture over the course of three days. 3 Day Startup takes over Startup Aggieland for an entire weekend, caters food and drinks, invites top-notch entrepreneurs and investors, picks the best idea for a software startup during the Friday brainstorming session, and releases a minimal prototype by Sunday night. The goal is to build enough momentum among a network of motivated people to sustain the company beyond the weekend. Final Pitches will take place October 21, 2018 from 5:30-8:30pm at the Memorial Student Center If accepted some important dates are: Bootcamp: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 6:00-8:00pm Weekend Event: October 19 -October 21, 2018 Final Pitches: October 21, 2018 5:30-8:30pm, Memorial Student Center Applications open on September 10th, 2018 and can be found here. Interested in serving as a mentor during a 3DS weekend? An RSVP portal will be made available shortly. UID:20181019T050000Z-46652@calendar.tamu.edu URL:https://mays.tamu.edu/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/3-day-startup-1/ LAST-MODIFIED:20180912T153127Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:46652 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago X-LIVEWHALE-ALL-DAY:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20181022 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20181023 SUMMARY:3 Day Startup #2: Applications Open DESCRIPTION:We are looking for passionate students with an entrepreneurial drive. There is no major or class year requirement\, and the event is open to undergraduate and graduate students. The idea of 3 Day Startup is simple: start a new venture over the course of three days. 3 Day Startup takes over Startup Aggieland for an entire weekend\, caters food and drinks\, invites top-notch entrepreneurs and investors\, picks the best idea for a software startup during the Friday brainstorming session\, and releases a minimal prototype by Sunday night. The goal is to build enough momentum among a network of motivated people to sustain the company beyond the weekend. If accepted some important dates are: Bootcamp: Wednesday\, November 28\, 2018 5:00-8:00pm Weekend Event: November 30 -December 2\, 2018 Final Pitches: December 2\, 2018 5:30-8:30pm\, Memorial Student Center Applications for 3DS #2 open on October 22\, 2018 and can be found here. Interested in serving as a mentor during a 3DS weekend? An RSVP portal will be made available shortly. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:We are looking for passionate students with an entrepreneurial drive. There is no major or class year requirement, and the event is open to undergraduate and graduate students. The idea of 3 Day Startup is simple: start a new venture over the course of three days. 3 Day Startup takes over Startup Aggieland for an entire weekend, caters food and drinks, invites top-notch entrepreneurs and investors, picks the best idea for a software startup during the Friday brainstorming session, and releases a minimal prototype by Sunday night. The goal is to build enough momentum among a network of motivated people to sustain the company beyond the weekend. If accepted some important dates are: Bootcamp: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 5:00-8:00pm Weekend Event: November 30 -December 2, 2018 Final Pitches: December 2, 2018 5:30-8:30pm, Memorial Student Center Applications for 3DS #2 open on October 22, 2018 and can be found here. Interested in serving as a mentor during a 3DS weekend? An RSVP portal will be made available shortly. UID:20181022T050000Z-46651@calendar.tamu.edu URL:https://mays.tamu.edu/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/3-day-startup-2-applications-open/ LAST-MODIFIED:20180912T153127Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:46651 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago X-LIVEWHALE-ALL-DAY:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20181024 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20181025 SUMMARY:Raymond Ideas Challenge: Applications Close DESCRIPTION:In the Fall\, the Raymond Ideas Challenge asks students from across campus\, "What is your big idea?" We challenge everyone from freshmen to doctoral students to dream up the next great product or service and enter their big idea in this campus-wide competition. The Raymond Ideas Challenge is open to all students at Texas A&M—College Station\, regardless of major or classification. Members of the business and academic worlds judge each submission and the top 40 are named finalists. On competition day\, the finalists present their concept to judges from the business community who challenge them with questions. Applications open October 3rd and close October 24th If selected some important dates are: Finalist Workshop: Tuesday\, November 27th Competition Day: December 6th Find out more HERE! X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:In the Fall, the Raymond Ideas Challenge asks students from across campus, "What is your big idea?" We challenge everyone from freshmen to doctoral students to dream up the next great product or service and enter their big idea in this campus-wide competition. The Raymond Ideas Challenge is open to all students at Texas A&M—College Station, regardless of major or classification. Members of the business and academic worlds judge each submission and the top 40 are named finalists. On competition day, the finalists present their concept to judges from the business community who challenge them with questions. Applications open October 3rd and close October 24th If selected some important dates are: Finalist Workshop: Tuesday, November 27th Competition Day: December 6th Find out more HERE! UID:20181024T050000Z-46648@calendar.tamu.edu URL:https://mays.tamu.edu/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/raymond-ideas-challenge-applications-close-2/ LAST-MODIFIED:20180912T153127Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:46648 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago X-LIVEWHALE-ALL-DAY:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20181030T173000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20181030T183000 SUMMARY:3 Day Startup #2 Informational DESCRIPTION:The 3DS Leadership Council will be hosting an informational to talk about the 3 Day Startup Program. This event will cover information about the weekend\, the application process and answer any questions applicants might have. Snacks will be provided! You can find more information on 3DS on our web-page. If accepted some important dates are: Bootcamp: Wednesday\, November 28\, 2018 5:00-8:00pm Weekend Event: November 30 -December 2\, 2018 Final Pitches: December 2\, 2018 5:30-8:30pm\, Memorial Student Center Applications for 3DS #2 open on October 22\, 2018 and can be found here. Interested in serving as a mentor during a 3DS weekend? An RSVP portal will be made available shortly. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:The 3DS Leadership Council will be hosting an informational to talk about the 3 Day Startup Program. This event will cover information about the weekend, the application process and answer any questions applicants might have. Snacks will be provided! You can find more information on 3DS on our web-page. If accepted some important dates are: Bootcamp: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 5:00-8:00pm Weekend Event: November 30 -December 2, 2018 Final Pitches: December 2, 2018 5:30-8:30pm, Memorial Student Center Applications for 3DS #2 open on October 22, 2018 and can be found here. Interested in serving as a mentor during a 3DS weekend? An RSVP portal will be made available shortly. UID:20181030T223000Z-46645@calendar.tamu.edu URL:https://mays.tamu.edu/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/3-day-startup-2-informational/ LAST-MODIFIED:20180912T153127Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:46645 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20181101T180000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20181101T190000 SUMMARY:McFerrin Methods: Tapping into the Crowd DESCRIPTION:Did you know that Canberra\, the capital city of Australia\, was designed in 1912 through an international competition? It included submissions from numerous countries including the United States\, Sweden\, Italy\, Rhodesia\, and Paraguay. Sources from the "crowd" have had international applications dating back centuries. Now crowdfunding and crowdsourcing seem like a fact of life. Join the McFerrin Center for the last McFerrin Methods of the semester to learn about how entrepreneurs\, innovators\, and creators can tap into the crowd to help solve their biggest problems\, raise money for their prototype\, or spread awareness of a social cause. Texas A&M students\, faculty and staff as well as community members are welcome to attend this McFerrin Methods event. Please be sure to RSVP X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:Did you know that Canberra, the capital city of Australia, was designed in 1912 through an international competition? It included submissions from numerous countries including the United States, Sweden, Italy, Rhodesia, and Paraguay. Sources from the "crowd" have had international applications dating back centuries. Now crowdfunding and crowdsourcing seem like a fact of life. Join the McFerrin Center for the last McFerrin Methods of the semester to learn about how entrepreneurs, innovators, and creators can tap into the crowd to help solve their biggest problems, raise money for their prototype, or spread awareness of a social cause. Texas A&M students, faculty and staff as well as community members are welcome to attend this McFerrin Methods event. Please be sure to RSVP UID:20181101T230000Z-46643@calendar.tamu.edu URL:https://mays.tamu.edu/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/mcferrin-methods-tapping-into-the-crowd/ LAST-MODIFIED:20180912T153127Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:46643 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20181105 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20181106 SUMMARY:3 Day Startup #2: Applications Close DESCRIPTION:3 Day Startup takes over Startup Aggieland for an entire weekend\, caters food and drinks\, invites top-notch entrepreneurs and investors\, picks the best idea for a software startup during the Friday brainstorming session\, and releases a minimal prototype by Sunday night. Applications close at 5PM Monday\, November 5th. You do not want to miss out on this program so finish up and submit your application as soon as possible. If accepted some important dates are: Bootcamp: Wednesday\, November 28\, 2018 5:00-8:00pm Weekend Event: November 30 -December 2\, 2018 Final Pitches: December 2\, 2018 5:30-8:30pm\, Memorial Student Center Applications for 3DS #2 open on October 22\, 2018 and can be found here. Interested in serving as a mentor during a 3DS weekend? An RSVP portal will be made available shortly. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:3 Day Startup takes over Startup Aggieland for an entire weekend, caters food and drinks, invites top-notch entrepreneurs and investors, picks the best idea for a software startup during the Friday brainstorming session, and releases a minimal prototype by Sunday night. Applications close at 5PM Monday, November 5th. You do not want to miss out on this program so finish up and submit your application as soon as possible. If accepted some important dates are: Bootcamp: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 5:00-8:00pm Weekend Event: November 30 -December 2, 2018 Final Pitches: December 2, 2018 5:30-8:30pm, Memorial Student Center Applications for 3DS #2 open on October 22, 2018 and can be found here. Interested in serving as a mentor during a 3DS weekend? An RSVP portal will be made available shortly. UID:20181105T060000Z-46640@calendar.tamu.edu URL:https://mays.tamu.edu/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/3-day-startup-2-applications-close/ LAST-MODIFIED:20180912T153127Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:46640 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago X-LIVEWHALE-ALL-DAY:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20181108T080000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20181108T090000 SUMMARY:McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship Advisory Council Meeting DESCRIPTION:The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship will be hosting the November Advisory Council Spring Meeting at Texas A&M University. This event is by invitation only. If you're interested in joining the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship Advisory Council please contact Dr. Richard Lester. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship will be hosting the November Advisory Council Spring Meeting at Texas A&M University. This event is by invitation only. If you're interested in joining the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship Advisory Council please contact Dr. Richard Lester. UID:20181108T140000Z-46635@calendar.tamu.edu URL:https://mays.tamu.edu/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship-advisory-council-meeting/ LAST-MODIFIED:20180912T153127Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:46635 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20181109 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20181110 SUMMARY:2018 Aggie 100 Awards Dinner DESCRIPTION:The Aggie 100 identifies\, recognizes and celebrates the success of Aggie entrepreneurs from around the world. The Aggie 100 not only celebrates their success\, it also provides a forum to pass lessons to the next generation of Aggie entrepreneurs. The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship has bestowed this honor on fast-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses since 2005. The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship solicits nominations from around the world through the Aggie Network. The 100 fastest-growing organizations will be named to the Aggie 100 each year. Find more information at the Aggie 100 website. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:The Aggie 100 identifies, recognizes and celebrates the success of Aggie entrepreneurs from around the world. The Aggie 100 not only celebrates their success, it also provides a forum to pass lessons to the next generation of Aggie entrepreneurs. The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship has bestowed this honor on fast-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses since 2005. The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship solicits nominations from around the world through the Aggie Network. The 100 fastest-growing organizations will be named to the Aggie 100 each year. Find more information at the Aggie 100 website. UID:20181109T060000Z-38417@calendar.tamu.edu URL:https://mays.tamu.edu/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/2018-aggie-100-awards-dinner/ LAST-MODIFIED:20180912T153127Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:38417 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago X-LIVEWHALE-ALL-DAY:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20181109T080000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20181109T090000 SUMMARY:Aggie Angel Network Meeting DESCRIPTION:Our November meeting will be held in College Station . Members hear entrepreneurs pitch\, ask questions and provide feedback to early stage firms. The Aggie Angel Network (AAN) is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to providing quality early-stage investment opportunities for accredited angel investors\, and to assisting early-stage high-growth potential technology companies with fundraising and advisory services. AAN is actively seeking to invest in great startup companies. In addition to money\, AAN brings connections\, market knowledge\, mentoring and operational excellence to early-stage entrepreneurs with disruptive technologies. For information about how to join the organization as an investor or to become a pitching entrepreneur\, please contact Blake Petty at blakepetty@tamu.edu or visit Aggie Angel Network. BY INVITATION ONLY. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:Our November meeting will be held in College Station . Members hear entrepreneurs pitch, ask questions and provide feedback to early stage firms. The Aggie Angel Network (AAN) is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to providing quality early-stage investment opportunities for accredited angel investors, and to assisting early-stage high-growth potential technology companies with fundraising and advisory services. AAN is actively seeking to invest in great startup companies. In addition to money, AAN brings connections, market knowledge, mentoring and operational excellence to early-stage entrepreneurs with disruptive technologies. For information about how to join the organization as an investor or to become a pitching entrepreneur, please contact Blake Petty at blakepetty@tamu.edu or visit Aggie Angel Network. BY INVITATION ONLY. UID:20181109T140000Z-46633@calendar.tamu.edu URL:https://mays.tamu.edu/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/aggie-angel-network-meeting-7/ LAST-MODIFIED:20180912T153127Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:46633 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20181110 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20181111 SUMMARY:McFerrin Center Annual Tailgate DESCRIPTION:The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship hosts an annual tailgate for all Aggie 100 current & past Honorees and families\, in addition to all judges\, mentors and advisory council. This fall the tailgate will be on November 10 as the Aggies take on Ole Miss. Join us before the game for food and a chance to meet other friends of the McFerrin Center. Attendees are welcome to stay and watch the game from the MSC ballroom. Tickets will be made available shortly. Interested in sponsoring the Annual McFerrin Center Tailgate? Sponsorship levels and donation portal are available online or contact Blake Petty. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship hosts an annual tailgate for all Aggie 100 current & past Honorees and families, in addition to all judges, mentors and advisory council. This fall the tailgate will be on November 10 as the Aggies take on Ole Miss. Join us before the game for food and a chance to meet other friends of the McFerrin Center. Attendees are welcome to stay and watch the game from the MSC ballroom. Tickets will be made available shortly. Interested in sponsoring the Annual McFerrin Center Tailgate? Sponsorship levels and donation portal are available online or contact Blake Petty. UID:20181110T060000Z-38416@calendar.tamu.edu URL:https://mays.tamu.edu/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/2018-aggie-100-reunion-tailgate/ LAST-MODIFIED:20180912T153127Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:38416 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago X-LIVEWHALE-ALL-DAY:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20181127 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20181128 SUMMARY:Raymond Ideas Challenge: Finalist Workshop DESCRIPTION:Each spring\, the Raymond Ideas Challenge asks students from across campus\, "What is your big idea?" We challenge everyone from freshmen to doctoral students to dream up the next great product or service and enter their big idea in this campus-wide competition. The Raymond Ideas Challenge is open to all students at Texas A&M—College Station\, regardless of major or classification. Members of the business and academic worlds judge each submission and the top 40 are named finalists. On judging day\, the finalists present their concept to judges from the business community who challenge them with questions. We will be holding a workshop for the 40 finalists to help them prepare and refine their presentations before competition day. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:Each spring, the Raymond Ideas Challenge asks students from across campus, "What is your big idea?" We challenge everyone from freshmen to doctoral students to dream up the next great product or service and enter their big idea in this campus-wide competition. The Raymond Ideas Challenge is open to all students at Texas A&M—College Station, regardless of major or classification. Members of the business and academic worlds judge each submission and the top 40 are named finalists. On judging day, the finalists present their concept to judges from the business community who challenge them with questions. We will be holding a workshop for the 40 finalists to help them prepare and refine their presentations before competition day. UID:20181127T060000Z-46632@calendar.tamu.edu URL:https://mays.tamu.edu/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/raymond-ideas-challenge-finalist-workshop/ LAST-MODIFIED:20180912T153127Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:46632 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago X-LIVEWHALE-ALL-DAY:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20181130 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20181201 SUMMARY:3 Day Startup #2 DESCRIPTION:The idea of 3 Day Startup is simple: start a new venture over the course of three days. 3 Day Startup takes over Startup Aggieland for an entire weekend\, caters food and drinks\, invites top-notch entrepreneurs and investors\, picks the best idea for a software startup during the Friday brainstorming session\, and releases a minimal prototype by Sunday night. The goal is to build enough momentum among a network of motivated people to sustain the company beyond the weekend. If accepted some important dates are: Bootcamp: Wednesday\, November 28\, 2018 5:00-8:00pm Weekend Event: November 30 -December 2\, 2018 Final Pitches: December 2\, 2018 5:30-8:30pm\, Memorial Student Center Applications for 3DS #2 open on October 22\, 2018 and can be found here. Interested in serving as a mentor during a 3DS weekend? An RSVP portal will be made available shortly. X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:The idea of 3 Day Startup is simple: start a new venture over the course of three days. 3 Day Startup takes over Startup Aggieland for an entire weekend, caters food and drinks, invites top-notch entrepreneurs and investors, picks the best idea for a software startup during the Friday brainstorming session, and releases a minimal prototype by Sunday night. The goal is to build enough momentum among a network of motivated people to sustain the company beyond the weekend. If accepted some important dates are: Bootcamp: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 5:00-8:00pm Weekend Event: November 30 -December 2, 2018 Final Pitches: December 2, 2018 5:30-8:30pm, Memorial Student Center Applications for 3DS #2 open on October 22, 2018 and can be found here. Interested in serving as a mentor during a 3DS weekend? An RSVP portal will be made available shortly. UID:20181130T060000Z-46628@calendar.tamu.edu URL:https://mays.tamu.edu/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/3-day-startup-2/ LAST-MODIFIED:20180912T153127Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:46628 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago X-LIVEWHALE-ALL-DAY:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20181206 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20181207 SUMMARY:Raymond Ideas Challenge DESCRIPTION:In the Fall\, the Raymond Ideas Challenge asks students from across campus\, "What is your big idea?" We challenge everyone from freshmen to doctoral students to dream up the next great product or service and enter their big idea in this campus-wide competition. The Raymond Ideas Challenge is open to all students at Texas A&M—College Station\, regardless of major or classification. Members of the business and academic worlds judge each submission and the top 40 are named finalists. On judging day\, the finalists present their concept to judges from the business community who challenge them with questions. Find out more HERE! X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:In the Fall, the Raymond Ideas Challenge asks students from across campus, "What is your big idea?" We challenge everyone from freshmen to doctoral students to dream up the next great product or service and enter their big idea in this campus-wide competition. The Raymond Ideas Challenge is open to all students at Texas A&M—College Station, regardless of major or classification. Members of the business and academic worlds judge each submission and the top 40 are named finalists. On judging day, the finalists present their concept to judges from the business community who challenge them with questions. Find out more HERE! UID:20181206T060000Z-43203@calendar.tamu.edu URL:https://mays.tamu.edu/mcferrin-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/raymond-ideas-challenge-3/ LAST-MODIFIED:20180912T153127Z X-LIVEWHALE-TYPE:events X-LIVEWHALE-ID:43203 X-LIVEWHALE-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago X-LIVEWHALE-ALL-DAY:1 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR