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EPIC empowers the next generation of

Northwestern entrepreneurs.

OUR MISSION



EPIC is a team of students representing every school at Northwestern University. We believe that whether you're a dancer, engineer, or athlete, exposure to entrepreneurship can change your life.


We're out to build an entrepreneurial community on campus that believes in better. We’ll do this one event, one class, one idea, and one student entrepreneur at a time.



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PROJECTS

Inspiring hands-on experiences to empower students to build.

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PROJECT PITCH

Our entrepreneur development program


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VENTURE CHALLENGE

Northwestern's largest business pitch competition



EVENTS

Be part of the community. Join us at our events:


UPCOMING EVENTS


Apr.

2

2014
Startup Career Fair
Are you a hacker? A hustler? Join the front lines of entrepreneurship. Come out to our startup career fair.


June

5

2014
Northwestern Venture Challenge
Northwestern Venture Challenge (NUVC) is the University's premiere business pitch competition. NUVC celebrates student ventures and rewards capital to the most promising student startups..


PAST EVENTS


Feb.

19

2014
Machine Learning Meetup
Come learn about how machine learning is being applied at companies like Civis Analytics, Clarity Solution Group, Dotomi, and Groupon


Feb.

19

2014
Reddit
Come listen Reddit's co-founder, Alexis Ohanian, speak!


Feb.

24

2014
Mixer with Peer Institutions
Looking to network? Trying to find a team? Want to plug-in to the rapidly growing Chicago startup scene? Attend the free student networking event at 1871, the hub of tech entrepreneurship in the Chicagoland area. RSVP on Eventbrite!


Feb.

12

2014
Social Entrepreneurship Panel
6-7:30PM @ Harris 107
Ever heard of a social entrepreneur? Maybe you're a bit confused on who they are. Or maybe you're debating between Wall Street and your dream to better the world? Hear from accomplished social entrepreneurs Linda Darragh, Bob Adducci, Brittany Graunke, and Rahier Rahman as they share their successes, obstacles, and advice at Northwestern. Come learn more about how social entrepreneurship is changing the world and how you can take part!


Feb.

12

2014
Doerhub Demo : Meet the Founder
DoerHub is a online collaboration hub for projects and pursuits. We make it easy for top university students and graduates to attract teammates, advice, action, exposure, tools and funding for their projects and to collaborate online. We have been called "GitHub for non‑hackers", "LinkedIn for Extracurriculars" and "Year‑round virtual Startup Weekend".


Jan.

23

2014
Venture For America
Come out to meet Dimitri Fautsch from Venture For America on Thursday January 23 at 4 pm at Ford!


Dec.

1

2013
Apply to Project Pitch
Project Pitch is a quarter-long, student-run program to expose students to entrepreneurship. This winter, we’ll bring the best entrepreneurs, speakers, and workshops to help students build business ideas.




Nov.

8-10

2013








Oct.

3

2013
EPIC Talks
Come hear 5 students present how they're innovating in their fields and how they've pursued the entrepreneurial path.




Sept.

22

2013






Feb.

9

2014
TOP 5 BEST-DESIGNED STUDENT ORG. WEBSITES
LUCAS MATNEY
Web Design isn’t easy, which it makes all the more impressive when students can pull together great websites for their student organization or start-up. Check out these well-designed sites and admire their wise choices alongside me.
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Feb.

3

2014
EPIC PRESENTS: A CONVERSATION WITH DIMITRI FAUTSCH
EPIC TEAM
Listen in as Dimitri Fautsch briefs EPIC on what he hopes to gain as an incoming Venture For America fellow! Fautsch is a senior at Northwestern (Class of '14) majoring in economics and organizational change.
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Dec.

20

2013
FRESHMAN PERSPECTIVE
JORDAN TIMMERMAN
I politely declined an offer for coffee. I was wearing my backpack, and I was feeling leisurely.
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Nov.

20

2013
STARTUPS AREN'T UNICORN
LI JIANG
They are actually companies.Today, there is a planetary movement for startups.
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Sept.

27

2013
DORM ROOM ENTREPRENEURSHIP AT NU
LUCAS MATNEY
Two college roommates come up with an idea in their dorm room for a company that could one day change the world. This is a story that has been told and retold, romanticized by Hollywood, revered by tech bloggers, and obsessed over by venture capitalists.
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Sept.

26

2013
NU, MEET EPIC
JO LEE AND BRAD PUDER
Entrepreneurs. Pioneers. Innovators. Creators. They’re here at Northwestern.
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Sept.

25

2013
SIX MONTHS OF VC: LESSONS LEARNED
BRAD PUDER
I’ve spent the last six months interning for lightbank.
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