Technology Solutions Entrepreneurship Weekend

February 4-6, 2022


Sponsored by the ODU Strome Entrepreneurial Center

3 Day Startup is an experiential weekend 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.
This weekend program is focused on entrepreneurship through technology solutions and designed with transitional entrepreneurs in mind. Entrepreneurs who launch ventures to accomplish significant life or career transitions. Start your journey here. 
*This program will follow the COVID safety protocols set in place by Old Dominion University. Sanitizer and wipes will be provided, social distancing measures will be put in place and masks will be required indoors.

Weekend Overview


Day 1: Participants arrive at 4:30PM on Friday, February 4th. Teams form and facilitators 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, test 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.


The program is free! Participation is open to all members of the community. University enrollment not required. 
Spaces are limited, so please register ASAP to increase your chances of participating. Participants will be notified of their application status on a rolling basis.
Register Here


Erika Haskins
CEO | 3 Day Startup


Contact the Organizing Team 

For questions about the 3DS program, please email 3DS Director of Program Operations, Sophia Javaheri, at

For questions about ODU Strome Entrepreneurial Center, please email