StartUp Scrambles™ are 48-hour intensives that scramble the lines between real world experience and classroom education. College students plan, build, and launch real business and social ventures with the help of mentors and professionals in one unforgettable weekend.
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"My key takeaways from the Scramble were how to deal with financing a company, the importance of making your company an LLC or corporation and the best ways to create a venture." - Alex, Scramble '11
"I had a great experience last year and I had a new idea, so I was excited to participate again." - Tricia, Scramble '10, '11
"My friend and I had already launched a social entrepreneurial business, and
saw the Scramble as a great way to refine the idea, test the market, and possibly get initial funding." - Kevin, Scramble '11
"I think personal growth is the most crucial experience I gained out of this program." - Carlos, Scramble '11
"My key takeaways were that creating my own business is exhausting, but so worth it. That mentorship is absolutely crucial, for without it a college student like me would be lost. And that it's important to quickly and effectively convey your ideas." - Alicia, Scramble '11
"I took away how to bring an idea to the table and develop a strategy around it." - Erica, Scramble '11
"I learned the different parts of a business, which, as an international studies major, was very important for me to learn. There were things such as problem, solution, audience, that are clearly necessary but I don't know if I would have thought of them without SUS." - David, Scramble '11
"As for me, (and you can quote me on this) Startup Scramble was the best investment of time or money I have ever made. And fun, no less!!! Great job and thanks for all your hard work and energy." - Rebecca, Scramble '10
"I felt as though I proved to myself that I could convey my idea well and that it is,
in fact, an awesome idea. It was nice to get so much positive feedback along with the constructive feedback." - Sean, Scramble '11
"Definitely go out and do a lot of these." - Joseph, Scramble '10
"It was so wonderful. Honestly, one of the best decisions I've made this year." - Mariah, Scramble '11
"Thank you for an amazing weekend. One of the best parts is that it gave us the push past inertia and into momentum." - James, Scramble '10, Winner of $5,000 in Social Enterprise Challenge