Fair closes AWC’s 2016 edition

Published in December 15, 2016

The AWC Investments Fair marked the end of the second edition of the Academic Working Capital program. The event was held on December 14th at the Technological Park of the State of São Paulo and was attended by the chief of staff of the Department of Economic Development, Science, Technology and Innovation (SDECT) of the State of São Paulo, Maurício Juvenal; the president of Instituto TIM, Manoel Horacio; the CSO of TIM Brasil, Luis Minoru; and investors, teachers, students and […]

AWC: Pitches training at Workshop III

Published in December 14, 2016

The second day of the Academic Working Capital 2016 Workshop III had lectures on intellectual property and networking, and a lot of training for the pitches that will be presented at the AWC Investments Fair. The activities were held on December 13 in the auditorium and in the rooms of the Mechanical and Naval Engineering of the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (Poli-USP), in São Paulo-SP. Learn how was the first day of the AWC Workshop II […]

Workshop III of AWC 2016 begins

Published in December 13, 2016

The last on-site workshop of the program Academic Working Capital in 2016 has started on December 12th. Thirteen groups gathered with the AWC team in the building of Mechanical and Naval Engineering of the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (Poli-USP) for a day of lectures and activities. The aim of the Workshop III is that the groups can be prepared to present their projects in the Investments Fair, which will take place on December 14th. Follow the […]

Lectures close the Workshop II

Published in July 21, 2016

The last day of the Workshop II of Academic Working Capital, on July 20th, raised discussions about financial planning. The schedule began in the auditorium of the Electrical Engineering building of the Polytechnic School at the University of São Paulo (USP) with a lecture about pricing. Administrator and mathematician Daniel Barzilay explained that the process of pricing in a startup is different from big companies, as these have a wide database of consumer behavior. “In a startup you do not have […]

Focus on operations in Workshop II

Published in July 20, 2016

The president of Instituto TIM, Manoel Horacio, opened the second day of the Workshop II of Academic Working Capital, on July 19th. He shared with the students a bit of his professional path, since when he started working at the age of 11 as a parcel delivery man in a warehouse until now, as president of Instituto TIM and board member of companies. “My father was a gardener all his life and my mother was a maid. I worked hard, […]

AWC: Workshop II gathers 60 students

Published in July 19, 2016

The Workshop II of the Academic Working Capital program in 2016 has started in São Paulo (SP), on the morning of July 18th. About 60 students, from the 26 groups participate this year, gathered to listen to lectures, participate in dynamics and discuss their business models. The Workshop II will last until July 20th in the auditorium and rooms of the Electrical Engineering building in the Polytechnic School athe University of São Paulo (USP). Follow the coverage of the Workshop II […]

AWC: workshop for the new groups

Published in May 23, 2016

The selected groups in the 2nd call of Academic Working Capital program in 2016 participated in the Online Workshop, held on May 7th, 14th and 21st. The goal of the workshop was to prepare the students for the work that will be accomplished along the year, with the same content covered in the Workshop I, which took place between January 18th and 20th at the Polytechnic School at the University of São Paulo (Poli-USP). The lectures and presentations were broadcasted live via […]

AWC selects 13 new projects

Published in May 2, 2016

More 13 projects were selected in the 2nd call for the Academic Working Capital’s 2016 edition. The 34 new participating university students (see the complete list) will receive financial, technical and business support so they can transform their senior research project in a technology-based business. They gathered to other 15 groups that have already been participating in the program since the beginning of the year. The groups selected in the 2nd call are formed by students from 13 higher education […]

AWC 2nd call for 2016 is open

Published in February 15, 2016

Students in the final phase of graduation have one more chance to participate in the 2016 edition of the Academic Working Capital program. The registrations for the 2nd 2016 AWC call opened this Monday, February 15. The program offers financial, technical and business support so that students can turn their senior research project into a technology-based business. Pre-registration must be made via the program’s website. The group’s representative must complete the form available on the registration page to receive instructions […]

AWC: Product Fair closes Workshop I

Published in January 21, 2016

The last day of Workshop I of the Academic Working Capital program in 2016 provided the opportunity to make improvements to projects and to how presentations are put together. The participants attended lectures on market analysis and how investments work. They also presented their updated prototypes at the Product Review Fair. The workshop was held on January 18 to 20 in the auditorium and rooms of the Mechanical and Naval Engineering building of the Polytechnic School at Universidade de São […]