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Tufts Gordon Institute offers a variety of fun and engaging events throughout the year, from the Entrepreneurship Center's educational Jumbo Cafés to a partnership with the Museum of Science tailored to empowering women in STEM fields.

August 2019

August 19 • M.S. in Engineering Management • New Student Orientation

Date: Monday, August 19

Time: 3:30PM - 8:00PM

Location: 574 Boston Ave., 4th Floor

Activities will include: curriculum overview, cohort breakouts, professional headshots and dinner!

August 26 • M.S. in Engineering Management • 2nd Year Student Kick-Off

Date: Monday, August 26

Time: 5:00PM - 7:30PM

Location: 574 Boston Ave., 4th Floor

Activities will include: practicum overview, course pitches, capstone discussions, and dinner!

August 28 - 30 • M.S. in Innovation & Management • New Student Orientation

Date: Wednesday - Friday, August 28 - 30

Time:

August 28: 8:30AM - 12:30PM (Required)

August 29: 1PM - 5:30PM + Dinner (Required)

August 30: 1PM - 3PM (Highly recommended)

Location: Science & Engineering Complex

September 2019

September 18 • TEC Entrepreneurship Social at Tamper Café

Date: Wednesday, September 18

Time: 5:00PM - 7:00PM

Location: Tamper Café, 340 Boston Ave.

Connect with Tufts Entrepreneurship Center students, faculty, alumni, and Tufts entrepreneurs for a relaxed evening of networking over complimentary refreshments! Meet with recent Tufts grads who are successfully leading start-ups. Talk with TEC faculty, all industry leaders with real-world experience, about their Entrepreneurship courses. Learn about the exciting entrepreneurship events coming up this year and how you can get involved with the Tufts Entrepreneurship Center!

All Tufts faculty, staff, students, and alumni welcome. RSVP here.

September 25 • Entrepreneurship Showcase • Venture Accelerator Participant Pitches

Date: Wednesday, September 25

Time: 12:00PM - 1:30PM

Location: 574 Boston Ave.

September 25 • Jumbo Café • What is Entrepreneurship & What Does It Take?

Date: Wednesday, September 25

Time: 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Location: Venture Lab, 574 Boston Ave.

October 2019

October 2 • Jumbo Café • Creating a Winning Business Plan

Date: Wednesday, October 2

Time: 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Location: Venture Lab, 574 Boston Ave.

October 4 • Founder’s Workshop • Innovate & Impact with Social Entrepreneurship

Date: Friday, October 4

Time: 8:30AM - 3:30PM

Location: 574 Boston Ave., Room #401

Click here to register.

October 9 • Jumbo Café • Creating Believable Financials

Date: Wednesday, October 9

Time: 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Location: Venture Lab, 574 Boston Ave.

Host: Frank Apeseche, Tufts Gordon Institute Professor of the Practice

October 16 • Jumbo Café • Understanding Your Consumers

Date: Wednesday, October 16

Time: 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Location: Venture Lab, 574 Boston Ave.

Host: Beth McCarthy, TEC Lecturer

October 23 • Jumbo Café • Fundamentals of Marketing & the Early Stage Entrepreneur

Date: Wednesday, October 23

Time: 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Location: Venture Lab, 574 Boston Ave.

Host: Gavin Finn, Tufts Gordon Institute Professor of the Practice

October 25 • The Tufts Legends of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Keynote & Award

Date: Friday, October 25

Time: 3:00PM - 6:30PM

Location: To be announced.

October 30 • Jumbo Café • Fundamentals of Sales Processes, Models & Channels

Date: Wednesday, October 30

Time: 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Location: Venture Lab, 574 Boston Ave.

Host: Jack Derby, Director of TEC

November 2019

November 6 • Jumbo Café • "Rules of the Road" for Competing in the $100k New Ventures Competition

Date: Wednesday, November 6

Time: 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Location: Venture Lab, 574 Boston Ave.

November 13 • Jumbo Café • Creating the Perfect Early Stage Fundraising Pitch

Date: Wednesday, November 13

Time: 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Location: Venture Lab, 574 Boston Ave.

November 15 • Tufts Ideas Competition & The Paul & Elizabeth Montle Prize for Entrepreneurial Achievement

Date: Friday, November 15

Time: 8:00AM - 3:00PM

Location: To be announced

To learn more about the Tufts Ideas Competition, click here.

To learn more about the Paul & Elizabeth Montle Prize for Entrepreneurial Achievement, click here.