Open to undergraduates and graduate students from across the university, Lilie offers experiential courses and a variety of co-curricular opportunities for students in interested in entrepreneurship and innovation.
Housed at Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business, the entrepreneurship initiative is home to our faculty and the MBA program which ranks 3rd in the U.S. for graduate entrepreneurship and has been in the top 10 for entrepreneurship since 2009.
The Lab is Rice’s new on-campus hub for innovation and entrepreneurship. A modern, flexible workspace located at the corner of Main and Cambridge in the new Cambridge Building.
We are open!
Please join us.
Housed at Rice’s world-renowned independent think tank, the Baker Institute, the McNair Center serves as the nexus for entrepreneurship and innovation policy-related research and thought leadership at Rice.
Home to the Rice Business Plan Competition, the largest graduate student business plan competition on the planet--with over $1.5 million in prizes each year--and the Rice Venture Forums.
The Rice EO provides a forum for networking, peer–to-peer roundtables, competitions, development and mentorship to Rice alumni and students at all stages of their entrepreneurial life cycle.
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
You’ve crafted, practiced and perfected your message. But do your gestures, posture, expressions, tones and movements match what you are trying to say? Your success at pitching is strongly influenced by non-verbal communication. Make sure your non-verbal communication isn’t sinking your pitch.
Perfect your pitch with Beth.
Beth O’Sullivan is a senior lecturer in Management at Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business (JGSB). She teaches communication for MBA students, serves on the Action Learning Project Faculty, and teaches in Executive Education. She holds a joint appointment with the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership as a lecturer in Professional and Engineering Communication. She initiated the international immersion program at JGSB and has developed numerous in-class exercises, mini-cases, and on-line/video resources. She also serves as an advisor and pitch coach for several business incubators including TMCx, the business accelerator unit of the Texas Medical Center, and OwlSpark.
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Join us on Thursday, January 24th for an open, intimate conversation with two of Houston’s most successful serial entrepreneurs. They will share their 'why', their stories, challenges, successes, tips and answer your questions.
Hosted by Jamie Jones, Executive Director of Lilie
Come a little early to grab complimentary dinner and hot chocolate.
We invite you all to apply to the third annual H. Albert Napier Rice Launch Challenge Startup Competition. Rice-affiliated startups will receive extensive mentoring and coaching and ultimately compete for $60,000+ in cash prizes. We cannot wait to see what our Rice teams have been working on!
For more information, please visit our webpage.
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Working for a startup provides more opportunities to contribute meaningfully and make an immediate, direct impact on the business. You’ll work in an awesome atmosphere, have access to top management, and quickly learn a range of valuable skills.
Whether you’re looking for an internship or a full-time career, Startup Career Fair connects you with Texas-based startup jobs in the energy, life science, and digital technology industries. The event is open to students, alumni and experienced professionals from all backgrounds and experience levels.
Learn more at www.startupcareerfairhtx.com.
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