Acelerando Newsletter - Vol. 1, Issue 2

March 1, 2021

Acelerando: The Newsletter of UTSA Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Volume 1, Issue 2


Upcoming CITE Zoom Seminar

Expanding Your Creative Capacity: A Crash Course on Creativity

"Creativity is an endless renewable resource we can tap into any time. It is the most valuable resource for any entrepreneur and at the core of any innovation. It is as natural as breathing and just as necessary for leading a successful and fulfilling life. This seminar will be a hands-on and interactive workshop and will include several improvisational thinking exercises as well as resources to help you continue to expand your creative capacity." 

Presented by: Dr. Stan Renard, Assistant Professor of Music Marketing
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Time: 5:30 pm
To reserve your spot, click here to sign up.

Coming soon: Entrepreneur’s Bootcamp will take place Friday March 19th at 5:30 pm—stay tuned for the Zoom link!



Upcoming Blackstone LaunchPad Events

College Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

The Entrepreneurship Mindset Workshop
Friday, March 12, 1:00 PM EST - Register Here

Cam Houser, Founder of Actionworks, speaks to the student entrepreneurship mindset as it relates to career readiness. What are the skills you need to succeed, how do you develop them, and how do you identify your own areas of improvement?

How to Turn College Entrepreneurship Into An Innovation Career
Wednesday, March 31, 1:00 PM EST - Register Here

Join LaunchPad alumni including Kyra Durko, of Two Sigma Ventures, Zach Little of Checkup Health and Incrementum Digital, and Kelsey Davis of CLLCTVE in this panel on the ways in which to leverage your entrepreneurial college experience to build a successful career.

Resume & Interview Tips from Hiring Managers
Friday, April 9, 1:00 PM EST - Register Here

Wondering what hiring executives at places like Blackstone, Techstars, and Hubspot look for? This is your chance to get the inside track from top hiring and recruitment professionals. Executives will share their perspectives on how to communicate your entrepreneurial inclination and experience on resumes and in interviews.


For more info on innovation and entrepreneurship at UTSA:

Contact Randy Quinn or Gianluca Zanella. We’re here to answer your I&E questions! 

Randolph (Randy) Borland Quinn MBA
Executive Director
Cell: 412.398.1784

Dr. Gianluca Zanella
Phone: 210.458.7339