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Venture College announces fall program lineup

The Venture College is planning a full fall season with programs that range from workshops, to program launches and more.


Side Hustle Workshop/Pitch Competition: 
Side hustles can bring additional income that provides financial flexibility. Learn from a successful entrepreneur, develop your own idea, and pitch for a cash prize.

Wednesday, Sept. 16: Pitch competition with $300 first-place prize.

Bronco Gap Year: The Venture College is part of this new program and is hosting one of its paths, Social Impact and Entrepreneurship. Learn more about the Gap Year program here.

Thursday, Sept. 24: Fall 2020 Venture College Incubator: This 
10-week not-for-credit program is designed to help students launch their business idea and gain customer traction. The program launches Sept. 24. Learn more about the college incubator here.


Mobile App Workshop: 
Learn more about launching and running your own mobile apps, meet other students running mobile apps, and enter the pitch competition for a cash prize.

Tuesday, Oct. 6: Fireside chat with Tobi Popoola, founder of Liveldy and Brett Wharton, owner of Nexus Marketing.

Tuesday, Oct. 13: Pitch competition, register here.

Hacking for Homebuilding: 
Housing is one of the top challenges for communities across the country. The businesses that make up the homebuilding industry are looking for innovative solutions and ways to become more efficient.

Hacking for Homebuilding will give students from higher education institutions across Idaho the opportunity to pursue their ideas beyond the classroom and create impact in the world around them. This program ends in a pitch competition with more than $20,000 in cash prizes.

Sept. 15 and Oct. 7: Information sessions
Oct. 15-22: Venture creation
Oct. 22: Pitch competition
Week of Oct. 26: Finalists pitch during Boise Startup Week
Register for Hacking for Homebuilding here.

Boise Startup Week: 
Join the Venture College for a week of virtual events that can help launch your venture, find your career, and get engaged with Boise’s best startups. Week of Oct. 26. More information on Boise Startup Week can be found here.


Social Impact Workshop: Are you looking to make a profit and make a positive impact on the world? Or are you looking to launch a non-profit that serves others in society? You may be part of the social impact entrepreneurship movement that is growing across the globe.

Join to get help launching your idea from the Venture College.
Nov. 11: Fireside chat with Kenton Lee, founder, Because International | The Shoe that Grows
Nov. 18: Pitch competition