SVBIG is an organization focused on mentoring student, faculty & recent grad entrepreneurs at Purdue University to advance their start-up idea/company. Engagement includes early ideas in the classroom through company formation and start-up to company liquidity event.
SVBIG comprises professionals with proven experience in entrepreneurship, and with diverse expertise in areas such as venture capital, angel investing, startup leadership, venture finance, and early go-to-market experience in product and channels.
SVBIG = 'SV' for the Silicon Valley entrepreneurial thinking origin and 'BIG' for alignment with Purdue, the 'Boilermaker Innovation Group'. In addition, 'BIG' is the way we think.