Entrepreneurship Programming

Spring 2021 Programs: Entrepreneurship Series

Are you curious about entrepreneurship at St. Olaf College? This short video will give you an introduction to the resources you have access to as an Ole. You must have a St. Olaf email address in order to view the video.

Wednesdays, 4pm-4:45pm | Skills in Entrepreneurship
Please join us for a series of seven short workshops to introduce students to topics in entrepreneurship. Each session is geared toward introducing students to an entrepreneurial skill and mindset. These programs will also help students prepare for the Ole Cup pitch competition. You can sign up for these sessions and add them to your calendar through Handshake.

February 10: #1 – Idea
February 17: #2 – Concept
February 24: #3 – Market
March 3: #4 – Prototyping
March 10: #5 – Operations
March 17: #6 – Financials
March 24: #7 – Pitch

Wednesdays, 4:45-6pm | Virtual Drop-in Entrepreneurship Coaching
Meet with Margaret for 1-1 drop-in appointments to get individual feedback on next steps for you. These sessions follow the 4pm Entrepreneurship Series, and are geared toward brief questions and recommendations for connections to additional resources or next steps. All students are welcome.

Wednesdays, 9am-12pm; Thursdays 2pm-4pm | 1-1 Entrepreneurship Coaching
Meet with Margaret for 1-1 sessions during her open office hours to get individual feedback on ideas, business plan components, and pitches. You can make appointments during these hours through Handshake. If these times don’t work with your schedule, email her at bransf1@stolaf.edu for a 1-1 meeting outside of regular office hours.

April 28 | After the Cup (4pm-6pm)
What should I do with my venture idea now that the Ole Cup is over? As a group, we will brainstorm and help each other decide what is next.

Ole Cup 2021 – Information 

For 2021, the Ole Cup will be held as a virtual competition, to take place on Saturday, April 24. Please see the Ole Cup website for detailed information on the schedule and how to apply.