Oberlin’s entrepreneurship programs connect students with a diverse group of constituents including alumni in a variety of fields, friends of the college, and local specialists in innovation and business. Through experiential learning, cocurricular activities, and expert coaching, students are challenged to hone their intellectual and artistic passions.
Fall and Winter Term Programs
For complete details and registration links for our fall and winter-term programs, see Upcoming Programs.
Pitch ideas, join a team, have fun, get great meals and make new friends—with the potential of winning way cool prizes. September 20-22.
Learn about LaunchU and the winter term Bootcamp. Info session: September 20. Application deadline: November 15.
Distinguished Entrepreneur Webinar Series
Join us for the first incarnation of this annual series, offered live in the Birenbaum and via Zoom to Oberlin students, faculty, alumni, parents and staff. Noon to 1:30 p.m. on September 16, October 3, and October 10.
Innovation Talk: Blockchain Northeast Ohio
Come hear innovator Charles Stack, CEO of FlashStarts. November 7, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Registration opens in October.
The 2019 LaunchU winners were:
- First place: 1stStep2Life, awarded $20,000
- Second place: The Read Read, awarded $15,000
- Third place: Full Circle Solutions, awarded $5,000
More about the 2019 LaunchU competition: