A day to prepare for the Fair at Workshop III

Published in December 13, 2017

Elaborating slides and materials and training pitches: the activities of the groups of Academic Working Capital 2017 on the second day of Workshop III were totally focused on the Investiments Fair, which will be held on December 13th. The groups also attended a lecture and had a final moment of integration, closing Workshop III with lots of fun and high expectations for the Fair. The activities occurred at the building of Mechanical and Naval Engineering of the Polytechnic School of […]

Workshop III: future of the projects after AWC

Published in December 12, 2017

The 22 participating groups of Academic Working Capital 2017 are gathered in São Paulo-SP for Workshop III – the last face-to-face meeting before the Investments Fair, which takes place on December 13th. The first day of the event was held on December 11th at the building of Mechanical and Naval Engineering of the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (Poli-USP). In addition to the preparation for the Fair, the discussions of the Workshop III have a very important […]

Sales and operation on the 2nd day of Workshop II

Published in July 19, 2017

On the second day of Academic Working Capital 2017 Workshop II, about 70 students from the 28 participating groups learned about the program’s purchasing system, attended lectures on sales and operation and continued working on improving their solutions. The activities of July 18th were focused on refining the products in Design Sprint sessions with colleagues and on maturing the business and commercial vision. Workshop II takes place in the classrooms and auditorium of the Mechanical and Naval Engineering building of […]

AWC: Focus on interviews with users

Published in January 18, 2017

On the second day of Workshop I, students participating in the 2017 Academic Working Capital program continued working on contacts and interviews with potential clients and partners. The activities were carried out at the building of Mechanical and Naval Engineering of the Polytechnic School of the University of Sao Paulo (Poli-USP), in São Paulo (SP), with the presence of the 7 groups selected in the 1st call of AWC – the 2nd call will be opened in March. Find out […]

AWC 2017 starts with Workshop I

Published in January 17, 2017

The Academic Working Capital program started its third edition with Workshop I, held in the building of Mechanical and Naval Engineering of the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (Poli-USP), in São Paulo (SP). The first day of the workshop, on January 16th, featured the presentation of the program and an introduction to concepts and tools that are essential to create a product and to undertake. The seven groups approved in the 1st call (there will be a […]

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 […]