News and Events

Catalyst Pitch Competition

  • March 15, 6 p.m.; reception to follow
  • Location: Watt Family Innovation Center Auditorium

Catalyst Competition Virtual Workshops

Ideation and Team Formation

  • Oct. 26, 6-7 p.m. via Zoom
  • Facilitators: John Hannon, John Lawhead and Jack Carson

Gain a better understanding of resource identification, market size, product quality, costs, affordability and how to build a team.

Customer Discovery

  • Nov. 16, 6-7 p.m. via Zoom

Learn more about setting project objectives and identifying common challenges. Address questions about target audience, user experience, and the creative and technical aspects of your product.

Finance and Intellectual Property

  • Jan. 18, 6-7 p.m. via Zoom

Learn to identify the potential revenue and value of your product and better understand startup fundraising and the importance of intellectual property and the patent process.

Pitching and Presentation Skills

  • Feb. 15, 6-7 p.m. via Zoom

Learn how to create and deliver an effective business presentation in preparation for the pitch competition.


Spiro Entrepreneurial Opportunities

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For further information please contact us.

Phone: 864-656-3015

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