New York City Synapse Deadline: December 3 at 11:59 pm!

Join us on an all-expenses-paid trip from January 20-22  to New York City with 8 other Brown and RISD students to visit the greatest startup ecosystem on the East Coast.

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Summer 2022 B-Lab & $50K Brown Venture Prize Info Session 12/8 @ 12pm!

Working on an idea? Interested in learning about how the Nelson Center can help you launch your venture? Join us on Dec 8 to learn more about our two dynamic programs that provide venture support, Breakthrough Lab (B-Lab) and the $50k Brown Venture Prize (BVP). 1st 25 attendees get a FREE LUNCH.

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Don't miss our upcoming events and program deadlines!

November is entrepreneurship month. Join us for upcoming events with the Nelson Center & Brown EP. Also, check out important program dates and deadlines on our events calendar.

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CELEBRATING NELSON@5

Nearly five years have passed since our 2016 launch following a generous founding gift from Jonathan M. Nelson ’77 P’07 P’09. In the coming months, we are excited to catch up with alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends to share and reflect through a Nelson@5 video series commemorating highlights and milestones. Watch our first video below!

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Our Thayer Street Home

We are thrilled to announce that the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship will have a dedicated home at the center of college hill. This building will do so much more than to provide physical space; it will further our mission of making entrepreneurship an essential part of the Brown experience.

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP AS PROBLEM SOLVING

Brown has always been fertile ground for entrepreneurship. It’s true for the students who choose to study here, for the faculty who teach and conduct their research here, and for our alumni once they leave College Hill.

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IMPACT AT SCALE

“We do “hubs” really well. Our Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship is fast becoming one of the most impactful hubs on campus. There, students hatch ideas, launch ventures, and hone entrepreneurial skills — not just in business, but in how business can transform lives.”

– President Christina Paxson

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NYC Synapse Application Deadline

December 3

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BREAKTHROUGH LAB AND BROWN VENTURE PRIZE INFO SESSION

December 8 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Lunch will be provided to the first 25 attendees. Can’t attend in-person? Join us via Zoom to learn more! RSVP HERE. Working on an idea? Interested in learning about how the Nelson Center can help you launch your venture? Join us to learn more about our two dynamic programs that provide venture support, Breakthrough Lab…

How to Ace Your B-Lab Application

January 5, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Jason Harry, B-Lab Director for a workshop on how to approach your B-Lab application. We will review the application questions, the Nelson Center entrepreneurial process, and answer your questions LIVE. The deadline to apply to B-Lab is Thursday, February 3 at 1pm ET. More information can be found here. Join us via Zoom.

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