Entrepreneurship Calendar

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Tuesday, October 3, 2023

    • 5:00 - 6:30 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Join us on Tuesday, October 3 from 5:00-6:30 PM for the RSO Leadership Dinner in the Research Park. All student RSO leaders are invited to learn how their organization can get involved in the Research Park.

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Thursday, October 5, 2023

Friday, October 6, 2023

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Startup companies and their employees who work within the EnterpriseWorks building are invited to join us for networking and breakfast from 9-10am on the first Friday of every month. 

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join the Data Science User Group on Friday, October 6 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM. The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking.

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

  • illustration of person inventing and creating something with text "Maker Money"
    • All Day

    Do you have an idea for a new venture or innovation and need supplies to get started? Receive up to $500 in funds to further your project!

  • Illustrations of students pitching, networking and finding teammates with the text SocialFuse and Technology Entrepreneur Center
    • 5:00 - 7:00 pm

    This special edition of SocialFuse is for Grainger Engineering and UChicago students so they can find teammates to participate in the Startup City Scholars/CNVC program.

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Friday, October 13, 2023

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join the AI User Group on Friday, October 13 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM. Welcome to "Working with AI" - a meetup group for anyone in the Champaign-Urbana area interested in exploring the exciting field of Artificial Intelligence and its real-world applications.

Monday, October 16, 2023

Thursday, October 19, 2023

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Room 209, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Starting in May 2023, the Verizon 5G Innovation Hub is now hosting open hours.

  • Illustrations of students pitching, networking and finding teammates with the text SocialFuse and Technology Entrepreneur Center
    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • Campus Instructional Facility, Monumental Study Steps

    SocialFuse: The event where you can pitch your startup idea, network, and find teammates. Or sit back and check things out!

Friday, October 20, 2023

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    This is a group for those interested in distributed ledger technology, including blockchains, cryptocurrency, cryptography, smart contracts, DApps, and more.

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

  • illustration of person inventing and creating something with text "Maker Money"
    • All Day

    Do you have an idea for a new venture or innovation and need supplies to get started? Receive up to $500 in funds to further your project!

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join us on Tuesday, October 24 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 PM for the EIR Workshop: Start Me Up with Jed Taylor!

Thursday, October 26, 2023

Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Thursday, November 2, 2023

Friday, November 3, 2023

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Startup companies and their employees who work within the EnterpriseWorks building are invited to join us for networking and breakfast from 9-10am on the first Friday of every month. 

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join the Data Science User Group on Friday, November 3 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM. The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking.

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

  • illustration of person inventing and creating something with text "Maker Money"
    • All Day

    Do you have an idea for a new venture or innovation and need supplies to get started? Receive up to $500 in funds to further your project!

  • Photo of Chicago skyline and lake Michigan with text "Startup City Scholars"
    • All Day

    Launch a startup or join a startup team with University of Chicago students and receive a $5,000 scholarship. Application deadline - November 7!

Friday, November 10, 2023

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join the AI User Group on Friday, November 10 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM. Welcome to "Working with AI" - a meetup group for anyone in the Champaign-Urbana area interested in exploring the exciting field of Artificial Intelligence and its real-world applications.

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Thursday, November 16, 2023

Friday, November 17, 2023

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    This is a group for those interested in distributed ledger technology, including blockchains, cryptocurrency, cryptography, smart contracts, DApps, and more.

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Friday, December 1, 2023

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Startup companies and their employees who work within the EnterpriseWorks building are invited to join us for networking and breakfast from 9-10am on the first Friday of every month. 

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join the Data Science User Group on Friday, December 1 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM. The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking.

Friday, December 8, 2023

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join the AI User Group on Friday, December 8 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM. Welcome to "Working with AI" - a meetup group for anyone in the Champaign-Urbana area interested in exploring the exciting field of Artificial Intelligence and its real-world applications.

Thursday, December 14, 2023

Friday, December 15, 2023

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    This is a group for those interested in distributed ledger technology, including blockchains, cryptocurrency, cryptography, smart contracts, DApps, and more.

Friday, February 9, 2024

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

    • All Day
    • Illinois Conference Center, 1900 S First St, Champaign, IL

    One of the premier AgTech hubs in the nation, Champaign-Urbana is uniquely positioned to bring together entrepreneurs, investors, academics, and industry for learning, networking and advancing this sector.