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April 8-10, 2022


A collaboration by Huston-Tillotson University, the HTU School of Business and Technology, the University of Texas at Austin Office of Inclusive Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and 3 Day Startup.

Inclusive Innovation x Global Majority is a 72-hour event to introduce entrepreneurship methods to aspiring entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds. We highly encourage those who identify as BIPOC, women, LGBTQ, disabled, and/or neuro-diverse to take part in this transformative weekend.

Participants will learn how to recognize and act on opportunities in the market by designing a business model, developing a prototype, working with expert mentors, and pitching ideas.

Participants do not need any prior knowledge of entrepreneurship, business, or any other discipline, only an interest in creating solutions for real-world problems.

This event is open to ALL students & young adults, ages 16-24 of the Greater Austin community. 

Weekend Overview


Friday (4:30 PM – 7:30 PM): Participants form teams and a facilitator leads the group through opportunity recognition, ideation methods, design thinking, and developing early concepts.

Saturday (9:00 AM – 4:30 PM): Participants focus on business model formation. Teams conduct customer discovery, testing hypotheses, apply lean methodology, and receive feedback from mentors and peers.

Sunday (9:00 AM – 3:30 PM): An intensive pitch workshop prepares teams to delivery strong pitches/demos before a panel of entrepreneurship and business experts.


Registration Deadline:

Wednesday April 6th, 2022


The event is free! Participation is open to all members of the community, regardless of background or expertise. Spaces are limited, so please register ASAP to increase your chances of participating. 

*Raffle prizes – $$$, Swag, Private Consults and Workshops


Chandell Stone | VP of Programs, 3 Day Startup
Rohan Thompson, Ph.D. | Dean, Huston-Tillotson University School of Business and Technology
Rubén Cantu | Executive Director, Office of Inclusive Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UT Austin


Contact Us

For questions about the event or 3DS programming, please contact

For questions about IIE Programming, please contact Rubén Cantu at


Applications for the 3DS Ultrapreneur Fellowship are OPEN! Designed for GenZ and opportunity youth. Learn more and apply here.


Applications for the Product Prodigy Institute are OPEN! Learn more and apply here.