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OSU students impress at Love’s Entrepreneur’s Cup

OSU students impress at Love’s Entrepreneur’s Cup

Oklahoma State University’s award-winning entrepreneurship program was on center stage Thursday night at the 2019 Love’s Entrepreneur’s Cup. OSU teams won first place in both the undergraduate and graduate High Growth divisions of the statewide competition.

OSU students place first at Princeton University business plan competition

OSU students place first at Princeton University business plan competition

Two Oklahoma State University students have earned national recognition by winning the TigerLaunch competition hosted by Princeton University for their startup business plan for Contraire, a predictive analysis control system designed to provide near real-time wastewater test measurements.

Oklahoma State University launches The WhiteBox initiative

Oklahoma State University launches The WhiteBox initiative

In an effort to promote experiential opportunities for learning, innovation and student-business-ownership, the Schools of Architecture and Entrepreneurship at Oklahoma State University, in collaboration with the Riata Center for Entrepreneurship, have launched a mobile retail store that will provide student entrepreneurs an opportunity to test retail concepts on campus in the Student Union – The WhiteBox.

A conversation about career readiness and technology with Apple executives

A conversation about career readiness and technology with Apple executives

Two Apple executives will visit the Spears School of Business on April 18 to meet with students, faculty and staff to discuss career readiness and technology. The presentations, sponsored by the Riata Center for Entrepreneurship and OrangeTech, include a breakfast for faculty and staff followed by an afternoon program for all OSU students and employees in the Spears Keystone Lounge.

Students claim $45,000 in prize money in Riata Business Plan Competition

Students claim $45,000 in prize money in Riata Business Plan Competition

The Oklahoma State University School for Entrepreneurship and the Riata Center for Entrepreneurship have named winners of the annual student competition to create business startups. The Riata Business Plan Competition at the Spears School of Business, which is open to any OSU student, promotes entrepreneurship and small business development by focusing on student created, managed and owned ventures.

OSU to host young African entrepreneurs and leaders

OSU to host young African entrepreneurs and leaders

For the third year Oklahoma State University will host young entrepreneurs from across Africa for the Mandela Washington Fellowship Institute for Young African Leaders. Hosted by the Spears School of Business and the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources (CASNR), 25 Mandela Washington Fellows will spend six weeks this summer at OSU attending classes and leadership programs and interacting with Oklahoma entrepreneurs for practical know-how about how U.S. businesses work.

OSU’s Veterans Entrepreneurship Program celebrating 10 years of assisting vets

OSU’s Veterans Entrepreneurship Program celebrating 10 years of assisting vets

Nearly 30 veterans from across the United States will travel to Oklahoma State University to participate in the 10th annual Veterans Entrepreneurship Program (VEP), an eight-month program that includes an intensive, eight-day entrepreneurial boot camp on the Stillwater campus Feb. 16-23.

Two OSU students win international business plan competition in Toronto

Two OSU students win international business plan competition in Toronto

A team of two Oklahoma State University students won the Queen’s Entrepreneurs’ Competition with its startup business plan for Contraire, a predictive analysis control system designed to provide near real-time wastewater test measurements.