The New Economy Venture Accelerator (NEVA) will host a viewing session of the U.S. reality television series – Shark Tank – on Wednesday, October 12 at the auditorium. The session which begins at 5.30pm will feature a discussion on business funding and structuring of equity and debt deals.

Shark Tank, currently in its eighth season features presentations from entrepreneurs who seek funding from a panel of investors. The panel poses questions to determine the entrepreneur’s knowledge as well as the viability of the business.

NEVA will also host a Design Thinking Workshop on Friday, October 14 led by Mr. Stanley Gichobi, a Growth Catalyst with Growth Africa Consulting. Participants will be taken through the creation of products and services that resonate with a target client. The workshop begins at 11am in Classroom BS2.

NEVA, whose core mission is training and mentoring entrepreneurs on campus, hosts training sessions every Friday from 11 am to 1 pm, in the Chandaria School of Business. Sessions are typically led by NEVA Director and Faculty Senate Chair Scott Bellows.