3 Day Startup Dartmouth

September 24-26, 2021


Sponsored by the Magnuson Center for Entrepreneurship

3 Day Startup Foundations is a 72-hour experiential program that introduces entrepreneurship methods to students and aspiring entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds in an inclusive environment.

Students 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.

Weekend Overview

Day 1: Participants arrive at 4:30PM on Friday, September 24th. Teams form and facilitator leads the group through opportunity recognition, ideation methods, design thinking, and developing early concepts.

Day 2: Participants focus on business model formation. Teams conduct customer discovery, testing hypotheses, apply lean methodology, and receive feedback from mentors and peers.

Day 3: An intensive pitch workshop prepares teams to delivery strong pitches/demos before a panel of entrepreneurship and business experts.


Registration Deadline:

Saturday, September 18th, 2021 at 6:00PM EDT


The program is free! Participation is open to undergraduate and graduate students of all years, majors, and experience levels. Spaces are limited, so please apply ASAP to increase your chances of participating. Participants will be notified of their application status on a rolling basis with a deadline of Friday, 9/20/2021.  

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Erika Haskins, CEO | 3 Day Startup


Contact the Local Organizing Team 

For questions about the 3DS Dartmouth program, please email 3DS Programs & Volunteer Manager, Sophia Javaheri, at sophia@3daystartup.org

For questions about The Magnuson Center for Entrepreneurship, please email the Magnuson Center Program Manager, Sarah Morgan, at Sarah.I.Morgan@dartmouth.edu