3 Day Startup TWU - Center for Women Entrepreneurs

February 18-20, 2022


In partnership with the TWU Center for Women Entrepreneurs

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.

You do not need any prior knowledge of entrepreneurship, business, or any other discipline, only an interest in tackling real-world problems. This program is open to all majors.

Weekend Overview

Day 1, 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM: Teams form and facilitator leads the group through opportunity recognition, ideation methods, design thinking, and developing early concepts.

Day 2, 9:00 AM – 7:30 PM: Participants focus on business model formation. Teams conduct customer discovery, testing hypotheses, apply lean methodology, and receive feedback from mentors and peers.

Day 3, 9:00 – 2:00 PM: An intensive pitch workshop prepares teams to delivery strong pitches/demos before a panel of entrepreneurship and business experts.


Registration Deadline:

Thursday, February 17th, 2022


The program is free! Participation is open to undergraduate and graduate students of all years, majors, and experience levels. Students from neighboring universities are also welcome to participate. Spaces are limited, so please register ASAP to increase your chances of participating. Participants will be notified of their participation status on a rolling basis. 

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Contact the Organizing Team 

For questions about the 3DS program, please email 3DS Director of Program Operations, Sophia Javaheri, at sophia@3daystartup.org

For more information about the TWU Center for Women Entrepreneurs, please click here or email  CWE@twu.edu