Student Entrepreneur Pre-Accelerator Showcase


Location: Virtual - event link to be sent closer to the date.

The final event of Notre Dame's IDEA Center’s Spring '21 Student Entrepreneur Pre-Accelerator, this event will showcase 12 of Notre Dame’s top student-led startups who have worked for the past 6 weeks to validate and prototype their product or service. These founders are seeking both mentors and investors to guide and fund further development of their startups.

This event will be conducted virtually with 5-minute pitches, followed by an opportunity for networking and conversation in individual breakout rooms. All RSVP'd participants will receive a recording of the event after it takes place.



  • 4:00 PM Introductions
  • 4:10 PM 5 minute pitches from 12 Student Entrepreneurs
  • 5:30 PM Breakout rooms open - attendees can join any entrepreneur’s room for further networking and conversation

About the IDEA Center's Student Entrepreneur Pre-Accelerator:

Notre Dame's Student Entrepreneur Pre-Accelerator is a 6-week program designed to accelerate the most promising student-led startups by connecting them with mentors and resources to validate their problems, determine their core customer, size their market, and start developing a prototype.