AWC: Online Interaction starts the solution test

Published in July 21, 2018

Continue investing in the current solution or start over again? And, from that decision, start the value proposition test or go back to the interviews phase? This was the idea that guided the activities of Online Interaction I – Deep Into Insight, held this Saturday, 07/21, a kind of small workshop that brought together participating groups from Academic Working Capital 2018. The event marked the change of phase, from the test of the problem to the test of the solution […]

AWC: All about interview on the 2nd day of Workshop I

Published in May 14, 2018

A day to learn how to do interviews that generate quality information. This was the main objective of the 2nd day of Workshop I of Academic Working Capital 2018, held on 05/12. The students attended classes about interview techniques, elaboration of personas and user obsession, as well as solution fit. They also heard lots of feedback – action that will accompany them by the end of the program. As on the 1st day of Workshop I, 05/05, the activities of […]

AWC 2018 path starts with Workshop I

Published in May 7, 2018

On May 5, the participating groups of Academic Working Capital 2018 met for the first time – though in the virtual environment – to get to know the program, attend lectures on entrepreneurship and market and listen to the first feedbacks of the solutions. The meeting happened on the first day of the Workshop I, which, this year, will be held entirely in the online format. The activities took place throughout the Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and […]

Investors, entrepreneurs and Etecs at AWC Fair

Published in December 14, 2017

The 2017 edition of the Academic Working Capital program ended on December 13th with the Investments Fair. Investors, entrepreneurs, professors and other market players were at the Technological Park of the State of São Paulo (São Paulo-SP) to learn about the solutions developed by the groups. The event also counted on the participation of High School students from Etecs Júlio de Mesquita, of Santo André-SP, and Aristóteles Ferreira, of Santos-SP – both participated in the program this year with students’ […]

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 […]

Business backstage closes Online Workshop II

Published in October 9, 2017

The second day of the Online Workshop II of Academic Working Capital 2017, held on October 7th, brought together the 25 groups to talk about “Backstage, operation and cost estimating.” The workshop included two lectures, a discussion panel and moments of presentation and update of the decks and worksheets among the groups. The opening was carried out by AWC content coordinator, Diogo Dutra, who stressed out the importance of keeping the focus on the purpose of your business to overcome […]

Online Workshop II starts the final stage of AWC

Published in September 25, 2017

The Online Workshop II of Academic Working Capital presented the last stage of the program – the business model test – to the 25 groups. The students participated in the first day of the Online Workshop II, on September 23rd, straight from their cities, through platforms such as Google Hangouts, Google Drive and Slack. In addition to the AWC team, the online event counted on lectures of Rafael Gonçalves, founder of the company Tegris, and Henry Suzuki, managing partner of […]

Investors get to know AWC’s projects in Fair

Published in July 20, 2017

The last day of Academic Working Capital 2017 Workshop II, on July 19th, began with a flipped classroom session. Divided into two classrooms of the Mechanical and Naval Engineering building of the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (Poli-USP), the groups met with their respective AWC coordinators to present hypothesis on their solutions and the tests and experiments they intend to do with potential customers and users to validate them. Coordinators and colleagues also contributed with suggestions and […]

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 […]