The Liu Idea Lab for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Lilie) is the home of experiential learning in entrepreneurship at Rice University.
Lilie focuses on teaching both entrepreneurial skills and the entrepreneurial mindset We prepare our students to be entrepreneurs in whatever walk of society they choose, be it a technology startup, government, civic groups, non-profits or large corporations.
Lilie is comprised of a state-of-the-art on-campus lab space, experiential courses, co-curricular opportunities, and an array of resources to support student learning in entrepreneurship.
Our experiential classes engage experts in fields ranging from Business, Social Science, and Engineering, and entrepreneurs and innovators from across Houston and beyond.
From the internship program to the incubator, Rice provides opportunities for all aspects of entrepreneurship.
The Lab hosts events such as the Lilie Lectures, workshops, courses, competitions, and serves as a bridge between Rice and the broader entrepreneurial community in Houston and beyond.
The Liu Idea Lab team are faculty and staff dedicated to supporting Rice’s entrepreneurial and innovation community. We are practitioners, researchers, investors, and experienced entrepreneurs who provide support to students as they develop and advance ideas.
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Mike Millard, managing director of MassChallenge Texas, is hosting office hours for startups to receive feedback on their companies and learn about the MassChallenge Texas program.
MassChallenge is the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet. No equity and not-for-profit, we are obsessed with helping entrepreneurs across any industry.
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
MassChallenge Texas is hosting a lunch for students, faculty, staff, and the local community insterested in entrepreneurship and startups!
Join us to learn more about the world's most startup-friendly accelerator, MassChallenge. MassChallenge recently announced their presence in Texas with the MassChallenge Texas program. Join the team from MCTX to learn about their not-for-profit, no equity programs for startups and how you can compete for up to $500,000 in equity free cash prizes!
We accelerate the highest-impact, highest-potential startups through a selective program. We take no equity from our startups, and through an annual multimillion dollar competition, we give equity-free cash awards to the top startups in each program. Our global network includes accelerators in Boston, Israel, Mexico, Texas, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, supporting entrepreneurs from 81 countries.
This event is open to the public. Refreshments will be served.