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Our mission

Supporting the student entrepreneur
The Riata Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship exists as the entrepreneurial catalyst for OSU students, faculty and staff, alumni, and the State of Oklahoma. We offer state-of-the-art experiential programs and valuable resources to help elevate and inspire future generations of thinkers and doers.

Learning by doing

Opportunities for experiential learning
OSU students interested in the venture creation process can gain hands-on experiences through the Riata Center’s experiential learning opportunities led by a variety of industry experts, successful entrepreneurs, faculty, and staff.
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Rally together for social good

Rally Point
Register through Sept. 13.
Our newest innovative accelerator propels nonprofit and social entrepreneurs with the resources and knowledge needed to have a huge social impact!

What's the frenzy about?

Riata Startup Frenzy
Register through Sept. 19.
Attendees will learn about creating a small business from the ground up in an immersive three-day workshop.

It all starts with an idea...

Riata Pitch and Poster
Register through Oct. 1.
Before committing to writing a business plan, a pitch and poster competition is the perfect way to get feedback on your new business idea or product. Student contestants create posters and quick pitches to present to judges who award scholarship money to the overall competition winner and the top three finishers in each track. A people’s choice honoree is also selected to recognize an audience favorite.

For those who served

The Veterans Entrepreneurship Program
The national program offers cutting edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to members of the U.S. armed forces who are disabled as a result of their service. Veterans develop competencies associated with creating and sustaining a business while learning to coordinate with services for veterans and others with disabilities. The Veterans Entrepreneurial Program is free to participants thanks to generous supporters.



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