bridges to business (b2b) is a leadership and skill development program that helps students connect their elbailer.comcation to meaningful business, entrepreneurship, and value-creation opportunities through multiple campus initiatives.

Year-long Team Programs

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Team B2B

b2b is a business leadership, coaching, mentorship training program for second-year students. it spans the academic year and includes 10 high-level workshops at uc irvine’s beall center for innovation and entrepreneurship. the program culminates in participation in . application and acceptance required.

B2B students at Enactus


体育彩票365appenactus is a global experiential learning platform dedicated to developing the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders and social innovators. it offers multiple opportunities for students to network with peers and leading employers while receiving training and real-world business experience.

Special Events & Programs

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Business Pitch Competition

b2b produces a campus-wide impactathon, a fast-paced day-long social impact business pitch event open to students and alumni interested in creating market-based, impact-driven solutions that align with the un’s sustainable development goals.

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Start-Up Boot Camp

this pilot program funds six to eight enterprising students for a month of free campus meals, housing, office space, and business mentorship so they may spend the month of june building their businesses. application and acceptance required.

Academic Affairs Partnerships

Soka students visit Hong Kong University to learn about business programs.

Learning Cluster Support

B2B supports faculty in connecting Learning Clusters体育彩票365app to experiential learning opportunities to meet leaders and visit organizations that operate in the social impact, entrepreneurship, and business sector.

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Conference Partnerships

体育彩票365appcollaboration with faculty and students to produce conferences that highlight social enterprise, economic development, career, and business opportunities with a focus on positive social impact and the triple bottom-line: people, profit, and planet.

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