Entrepreneurship Calendar


Monday, August 28, 2023

Thursday, August 31, 2023

    • 5:00 - 6:30 pm
    • Atkin's Patio & Lawn, 1800 S Oak St, Champaign, IL

    Join us on Thursday, August 31 for the Research Park Block Party! Research Park is the premier technology hub on campus made up of 120+ companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500s. Take advantage of the resources and opportunities Research Park offers students this August 31 at our annual Block Party. 

Friday, September 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, September 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.

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

    • 5:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Campus Instructional Facility @ 1405 W Springfield Ave, Urbana, IL 61801

    Hear from the 9th Cohort of the award-winning iVenture Accelerator. Open to anyone interested in seeing what innovation at the University of Illinois looks like.

Thursday, September 7, 2023

Sunday, September 10, 2023

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

    • 8:00 - 9:30 am
    • Illinois Conference Center (1900 South First Street, Champaign)

    Research Park and the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation invite you to join us for AgTech Breakfast from 8:00-9:30 AM on Wednesday, September 13 at the Illinois Conference Center.

Friday, September 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.

Monday, September 18, 2023

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

  • 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!

Thursday, September 21, 2023

Friday, September 22, 2023

Tuesday, September 26, 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!

  • Group photo of UIUC students in front of Intel bldg in Santa Clara, CA with the text "Silicon Valley Entrepreneurship Workshop Info Night"
    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • 2039 Campus Instructional Facility

    Come learn about the Silicon Valley Entrepreneurship Workshop, where selected students will travel to Silicon Valley during Winter Break and interact with corporate leaders, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurial alumni in various stages of a startup life cycle that share lessons learned about entrepreneurship, innovation, and leadership.

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Thursday, September 28, 2023