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We Made it Through Spring 2019! [Part II]

A follow up to our first review post, this one sums up the rest of our fantastic events. Thank you for participating, congratulations to our 2019 graduates, and we’ll see the rest of you in the fall!

Read about all of the Ain Center happenings from the second half of spring 2019 here.

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We Made it Through Spring 2019!

Through exams, extreme weather (snow in April??), and exhaustion, we made it through the spring semester. While there were some trying times (seriously, though, the snow in April), the Ain Center had an awesome semester with all of you.

Read about the Ain Center happenings from spring 2019 here.

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UB Case Competition

In April, Team Calorie Surplus – Xueying “Shelley” Chen, Carolina Lion He, and Shengyang “Shawn” Wu – participated in the University at Buffalo Case Competition, where each team was given a business case to solve. The team learned valuable lessons throughout the competition that they want to share with fellow student entrepreneurs.

Read more about Team Calorie Surplus’s experience here.

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5 Storytelling Tips

On Monday, March 25, the Ain Center hosted the third and final Mark Ain Business Model Workshop of 2019. Building on the fall Foundry Forum workshops, this series is designed to help entrepreneurs prepare for upcoming business plan competitions. This workshop – Startup Storytelling: Become a Master of Pitching – helped students learn about how to pitch a venture and tell a compelling story. We’ve summarized five key points. 

Read all five tips here.

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University Tech Transfer and Commercialization: Incentive, Infrastructure, and Impact

Technology transfers and commercialization can be huge components of university innovation. On March 9, Ain Teamer Vatsal Agarwal ’21 attended a conference at SUNY Brockport to learn more.

Read about Vatsal’s experience and his key takeaways here.