Global Entrepreneurship Week


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We are taking part in the annual celebration of job creators and innovators around the world!

The 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Week takes place Monday, November 18th through Sunday, November 24th. We are hosting a variety of events tied to the 25,000 separate events happening all over the world. Our events are designed to inspire the entrepreneurial spirit for both University of Alabama students and residents of the West Alabama community.

Events include:

  • a pitching, networking and investor workshop
  • a business competition
  • an exhibit of accelerator companies and tenants of The EDGE.

Learn more about the events below.


1. River Pitch Workshop – Entrepreneurial Speed Coaching

The second workshop in our series leading up to River Pitch will provide you with pitch feedback from a variety of business advisors. Registration is required

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  • November 6th, 2019
  • 5:00-7:00 P.M.
  • The EDGE

2. River Pitch Workshop – Open Pitch Practice

To beginĀ Global Entrepreneurship Week here at UA we will be offering walk-in pitch practice on Monday, November 18th. No sign up is required for this event, simply drop by to visit us at The EDGE during our open office hours for some last-minute pitch practice.

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  • November 18th, 2019
  • 12:00-7:30 P.M.
  • The EDGE

3. River Pitch Competition

The River Pitch Business Idea Competition was created to help ideas and early-stage businesses further progress. There is no entry fee and the event is open to both students and community members alike. Register today to have a chance at earning $1,000 for your business!

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4. Entrepreneuring Day

Learn from corporate entrepreneurs, meet with faculty and local entrepreneurs, and become an angel investor on this day for entrepreneurship.

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  • November 20th, 2019
  • 12:00-7:30 P.M.
  • The EDGE

5. Startup Drinks

Share ideas and projects over drinks and strengthen the bond between the local entrepreneurial community.

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