Program Overview

36

community
members

25

virtual
events held

20

hours of
webinars

ORIGIN offered two tracks

The Full-Time Venture track hosted students who built a robust business plan and software prototype with ORIGIN as their main commitment for the summer.

The Passion-Project track hosted students who built a detailed business and tech strategy and learned more about the entrepreneurial process alongside their other commitments.

The goals being addressed

Weekly Curriculum

WEEK 1

Ideation &
Investigation

WEEK 2

Customer Discovery &
Interviews

WEEK 3

Business Model Canvas &
UI

WEEK 4

Pitch Deck & Software Architecture

WEEK 5

Marketing &
Prototyping

WEEK 6

Financial Projections &
Prototyping

WEEK 7

Pitch Deck &
Demo Preparation

WEEK 8

Pitch Off &
Celebration

Additional Programming

Leveraging meaningful elements of a traditional internship experience, students also participated in a weekly speaker series, had access to professional coaches through Online Career Fair, engaged in professional development events through Forté Foundation, and frequented office hours for additional support.

Weekly Speaker
Series

Coaching &
Mentorship

Professional
Development Events

Social
Activities