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Schedule of Events

5th Annual Biola Startup Competition Kickoff

Kickoff Speaker Danny Kim, Founder and CTO of FullArmor Corp

    • Monday, September 23, 2019
    • 7:30–9:30 p.m.

Startup Workshop: Building Teams for a Startup

Instructor Dr. Jeff McHugh

    • Monday, September 30, 2019
    • 7:30–9 p.m.

Fireside Chat with Jon Hart, Partner, Praxis Academy

What is Redemptive Entrepreneurship?

    • Monday, October 7, 2019
    • 7:30–9 p.m.

The Praxis Course

Develop the Mindset of a Redemptive Leader

    • October 14 - November 19, 2019

Fireside Chat with Karissa Le, Jordan Terranova and Coach John Russell

Past winners of the Biola Startup Competition share their experiences.

    • Monday, October 14, 2019
    • 7:30–9 p.m.

Fireside Chat with Entrepreneurs

Steve and Sarah Dubbeldam

    • Monday, October 21, 2019
    • 7:30–9 p.m.

Chat with an Entrepreneur, Quinn Taber

Founder @ Immerse

    • Monday, November 4, 2019
    • 7:30–9 p.m.

Fireside Chat with Jason Wilson

Co-creator of www.qopbaseball.com, which involves a patent-pending statistic for measuring the quality of major league baseball pitches.

    • Monday, November 11, 2019
    • 7:30–9:30 p.m.

Workshop: How to Write a Concept Paper

Speakers: Crowell School of Business Professors Laureen Mgrdichian and Robert Harp

    • Monday, December 2, 2019
    • 7:30–9 p.m.

Workshop: How To Write a Business Plan

Instructors: Crowell School of Business Professors Laureen Mgrdichian and Robert Harp

    • Monday, January 13, 2020
    • 7:30–9 p.m.

Workshop: How to Create a Compelling Pitch Deck

Instructor, Grant Van Cleve, CEO, Buy It Installed

    • Monday, February 17, 2020
    • 7:30–9 p.m.

*Schedule and dates subject to change. Some workshops are restricted to registered Biola Startup Competition participants and/or finalists.

Dates and Deadlines

  • Team Registration Closes
    November 25, 2019
  • Concept Papers Due
    December 20, 2019
  • Finalists Announced
    January 8, 2020
  • Business Plans Due
    February 21, 2020