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2020 GATSVI Summer Launch

7.20 - 7.31.2020

 Going Online! 


Embark on your journey as an entrepreneur with 

Stanford University GSB's tool for entrepreneurship.


Complete assignments and missions that will help you with business ideas and plans. 


Meet our speakers & mentors -- from startup entrepreneurs to executive leaders.


Pitch your business to real investors and judges virtuallyWin to raise real seed funding. 

Our Response to COVID-19

GATSVI Summer Launch normally takes place at multiple campuses and companies. However, due to the uncertain situation regarding COVID-19, we have decided to move our summer program online.


Please find more details below.  

Program Outline

  • Entrepreneurship Readiness
    • Utilize Stanford Embark to guide you along the journey 
    • Complete GATSVI missions & assignments

  • Business Launching
    • Attend online guided-sessions (live) that take you through steps of launching a business
    • Meet with your team daily. 
  • Fees:
    • Tuition: $425 (Materials + Instructions) 
    • [Optional] Stanford Embark: Additional $70 (1-month subscription)
Being selected for the Gifted and Talented Silicon Valley Innovators Summer Launch was the single most memorable experience of high school. I left the GATSVI program transformed. With world-class speakers, dedicated mentors, and accomplished peers, I grew as an entrepreneur, leader, student, and person as a whole...
-- Julia Montgomery, Harvard University '24 (GATSVI Alum '19)
GATSVI may have been one of the best experiences I've ever had in my life. In those 8 weeks of building a business, I learned how to push myself to face challenges I didn't think I could. I learned to rely on my teammates and to be constructive under pressure. In the purely business end, I learned a lot about ethical business practice, what people look for in a product, and, from that, I've gotten a whole new perspective on sales.
-- Evan Goggins (2019 GATSVI Alum)
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