Program Highlights

Spring 2020 Dates

January 5 – April 25, 2020

Faculty Director

Jed Simmons,
Minor in Entrepreneurship

Program Highlights

Spend the spring semester living, working and studying in San Francisco.  You will live in downtown SF and do internships at entrepreneurial companies around the Bay area.  You will meet founders, innovators, company builders and UNC alumni.  Company visits include innovators such as Tesla, Slack, Twitter, Carbon, Airbnb, Google, Delancey Street, and Stanford. You will take two classes that look at the development of the Silicon Valley ecosystem and some of the emerging technologies including blockchain, AI, machine learning, VR/AR, autonomous transportation and others.  These classes are taught with local faculty from Stanford and UC Berkeley community.

Courses offered in this seminar represent the core of the Minor in Entrepreneurship. The seminar will be open to students with a 3.0 GPA who have completed or are enrolled in the minor’s mandatory gateway course, ECON 125 (Introduction to Entrepreneurship), or with instructor permission.