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Inequity in Entrepreneurship Expert Panel

Monday, April 22, 2024, 4:30 - 5:45 PM, Beatty Hall 236

Launching a new venture, social enterprise, or for-profit business is a challenging endeavor. For members of under-represented communities, the challenge has added complexity resulting from systemic and institutional racism and bias. Join this expert panel as they share the additional challenges that BIPOC and female entrepreneurs experience in the pursuit of their ventures.

Guest speakers include:

  • Jay Nwachu - President and CEO of Innovation Works and Ignite Capital
  • Dion Bowen - Founder and Creative Chief Officer at Epic Art Universe
  • Ashley Williams - Founder and CEO of Clymb

     

Marketing, Communications, and Entrepreneurial Success Expert Panel

Monday, April 15, 2024, 4:30 - 5:45 PM, Beatty Hall 112

Hear from an expert panel as they share successful marketing and communication strategies that entrepreneurs and small businesses leverage to launch and grow their enterprises. Ask questions and learn the latest about leveraging storytelling and social media.

Guest speakers include:

    • Tisha Grant - Founder of ContractHer and 2024 Baltipreneur
    • Mark Eber - Marketing and PR firm founder
    • Professor Greg Hoplamzian - Loyola University Communications Department

Simon Center Lunch & Learn

Friday, April 12, 2024, 12 - 2 PM, Forbes Idea Lab, 1st Floor of Fernandez Center

Stop in for FREE pizza! Hear from 2023 Loyola Angel investees, Los Hermanos Tequila and Clymb. Learn how to be part of the 2024-25 student steering committee and celebrate our seniors. All are welcome, come as you are!

Baltipreneurs Demo Day

Tuesday, March 19, 2024, 6:30 - 8:30 PM, Loyola University McGuire Hall

Join us for an evening of networking and celebration! Hear pitches from 12 amazing Baltimore ventures, including two Loyola student teams, and cheer on the award recipients including audience choice.

York Road Small Business Legal Aid Clinic

Friday, March 22, 2024, 1 - 5 PM, Loyola Notre Dame Library

Join us for a Legal Clinic for Small Businesses in partnership with The Maryland State Bar Association and Civil Justice, Inc. Sign up for an hour of FREE advice from an experienced business lawyer.

Youth Entrepreneurship Camp ("E Camp")

Thursday, March 28, 2024, 8 AM - 3 PM, Loyola University Fernandez Center

Participants from local Baltimore City high schools will learn how their passions, skills, experiences, and education combine to create the foundation of entrepreneurship and its impact in the community. Entrepreneurship Camp is powered by The Equity Project Foundation and Epic Art Universe in partnership with the Simon Center.

Valentine Pop-Up Shop in Boulder

Monday, February 12, 2024, 12 - 3 PM, Boulder Atrium

Show some love for your favorite Valentine with gifts and goodies from student businesses including Desserts by Darcy, Leo's Art, Nat's Crochet, and getGFTD!

Cookies & Cocoa at the Annex

Friday, February 9, 2024, 3 - 5 PM, CI&E Annex (behind Campion Towers)

Drop in for cookies and hot chocolate, meet the SCI&E team, and learn about resources for innovators, entrepreneurs, and club leaders. ALL are welcome!

November Lunch & Learn

Friday, November 10, 2023, 12:30 - 2:00 PM, Forbes Idea Lab (1st floor of Fernandez Center)

Considering a career in tech or startups? Meet Venture for America fellows and Loyola alum Katherine Sanders, '21, account executive at HubSpot. Pizza’s on us!

Halloween Pop-Up Sale

Thursday, October 26, 2023, 12:00 - 2:00 PM, Boulder Atrium

Stop by and support our campus makers, creators, and entrepreneurs offering goods and services from online retail to crafts and apps. 

Lunch & Learn

Friday, October 13, 2023, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, Forbes Idea Lab (1st floor of Fernandez Center) Pizza provided!

Hear from Loyola alum Maria Jaeckel about her undergrad experience as a student creator and Baltipreneur, and from student Andrew Schmutter about what he learned in the Applied Angel Investing course.  

Fall Welcome & Innovator Meet-Up

Friday, September 15, 2023, 3:00 - 4:00 PM, Forbes Idea Lab (1st floor of Fernandez Center)

Meet the Simon Center's student steering committee members and I&E faculty and join us for an intro to design thinking. All are welcome, come as you are!