2023 Breakthrough Lab (B-Lab) and Brown Venture Prize Information Session
Friday, November 4, and Thursday, December 8
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship, 1 Euclid Ave, Liz Lange Lecture Hall
Lunch served

Are you a student building the next big thing? Are you working on or thinking about a venture that needs time, attention, and resources? Join the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship to learn more about our two dynamic programs that provide venture support opportunities –  Breakthrough Lab (B-Lab) and the Brown Venture Prize (BVP).

During the info session, you will meet the Nelson Center team, along with alumni of our programs, who work with you during the entire process, coaching and cheering you on. Come ready to ask questions and get familiar with the application process. Even if you are not working on an idea right now, join us to learn more about our thriving entrepreneurial community!

B-Lab (Brown and RISD students are eligible to apply)

Brown University’s Breakthrough Lab (B-Lab) is an intensive 8-week summer (June and July) accelerator program designed to support student entrepreneurs developing high-impact ventures. We are agnostic to what type of venture we accept into B-Lab and work with ventures from all backgrounds, from e-commerce to social impact. Each participating venture receives access to custom mentoring, a peer cohort of dedicated founders, access to co-working space, and a $4,000 scholarly award (per student).

Brown Venture Prize (Brown students are eligible to apply)

The $50k Brown Venture Prize is designed to empower the most advanced entrepreneurial ventures by Brown students. It supports teams who have identified a significant opportunity and whose ventures have the potential to create “impact at scale”. The prize is agnostic with respect to what sectors or industries ventures are working in, or even whether they are commercial, social, or have blended approaches. It is essential that teams have identified an opportunity or challenge and are thinking big about how to solve it. The Brown Venture Prize is intended to help them accelerate and scale those solutions. Winners will receive prize money, critical mentorship, and access to leaders in the Brown entrepreneurial community and beyond.

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