Venture Program – Start It
Are you passionate about a new product, cause, market, or technology and are figuring out the next steps for developing your exciting idea into a venture? The Start It Venture Program offers the support you’ll need to carry your commitment to the next level.
Start It teams can access a wide range of advise and expertise to help build out your ideas.
Schedule one-on-one meetings with entrepreneurs, lawyers, funders, and other specialists for advice rooted in real-world experience.
Opportunities to get to know the i-lab Experts: seasoned entrepreneurs who can offer advice on strategic and operational issues you will face while building your venture.
Practice pitching your venture to our mentors for valuable feedback!
Gain insights from the i-lab’s in-house advising team of seasoned and thoughtful experts.
Start It programs build on each other throughout the semester to give you the information you need, right when you need it. Topics covered include:
The people you meet and the connections you make will take you beyond where you thought you could go!
Whether we’re meeting in-person or virtually, these are a fun way to get to know fellow entrepreneurs from all over Harvard!
Our roundtables allow student founders to discuss topics impacting their ventures in an intimate environment.
Gain valuable experience by pitching your venture to your peers, receiving feedback, and opening up possible collaborations.
Learn and gain support from peers who share your interests and concerns.
Build friendships across the Venture Program at our virtual game nights!
The i-lab is a space that’s full of energy and innovation, and allows different people from across the university to be at the same level and work together.”
— Liz Powers
Applications for the Fall Venture Program are due August 16, 2021. Apply here.