Computer Science recently hosted an ‘incubation’ program at the University, during which entrepreneurial students were supported to develop their business ideas over the three month period from January to March. The incubation program involves selecting the top founders from across the campus and nurturing them by teaching them about calculated risk-taking, lean-startup methods and best practices.
Leading, high-profile entrepreneurs are available to mentor the startups, who work in a dedicated co-working space on campus and attend workshops and events. They are also expected to attend weekly dinners or presentations. At the end of the three month incubation period, the budding entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to an audience of their peers and mentors.