Published September 19, 2018
The second annual UB Entrepreneurs Festival, with events held on each of UB’s three campuses Sept. 20-26, will showcase how students, staff and faculty can get involved in opportunities throughout Western New York.
Activities range from a panel discussion about establishing a private health care practice to a pop-up event featuring entrepreneurial demos in Founders Plaza on the North Campus.
The festival is presented by UB’s Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars[BH1] , Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships at UB, the Allstate Foundation and Colligan Law LLP. Additional sponsors include 43North, Bright Buffalo Niagara, the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, The Graduate School at UB, the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at UB and the Western New York Venture Association.
The UB Entrepreneurs Festival includes:
UB Downtown Campus
Sept. 20, UB Clinical and Translational Research Center, 875 Ellicott St., fifth floor
UB South Campus
Sept. 25, 105 Harriman Hall
UB North Campus
Sept. 26, Student Union lobby
UB North Campus
Sept. 26, 210 Student Union
The UB Entrepreneurs Festival highlights innovation and creativity across UB, celebrating the distinct entrepreneurial spirit of each of UB’s three campuses, says Hadar Borden, program director of Blackstone LaunchPad at UB.
The programming will introduce faculty, staff and UB students at all levels and from all disciplines to opportunities to engage with the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem that is advancing the economic development in Western New York.
For more information about the festival, contact Hadar Borden at firstname.lastname@example.org or 716-645-8175.