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o The Riata Startup Experience (RSX) is a two-phase program for OSU Students, faculty, and staff entrepreneurs interested in pursuing a business concept or grow a pre-existing venture. Each phase is designed to develop a business via learning opportunities, one-on-one coaching, and university and nationwide competitions. Phase one and two are each twelve weeks during the Fall and Spring semesters.

The program

Phase one: Learn

  • A 12-week cohort in the fall or spring semester focusing on product and customer validation
  • Maximum of ten participants or teams accepted annually
  • Required workshops, one-on-one meetings, and venture development milestones
  • Guided by Riata Center staff, School of Entrepreneurship faculty, RSX alumni, and community mentors

Phase two: Engage

  • Graduates of Phase One
  • A 12-week cohort in the fall or spring semester focusing on venture specific milestones
  • Assigned a Riata Center staff or School of Entrepreneurship faculty advisor
  • Required workshops and one-on-one meetings
  • Private workspace in the Riata Center for Entrepreneurship
  • Continued guidance from Riata Center staff, School of Entrepreneurship faculty, RSX alumni, and community mentors

Phase three: Launch

For more information on Phase Three, please visit our Greiner Summer Business Accelerator webpage

Participants will demonstrate the following:

Market validation & venture development

Pitching & presentation skills

Professional skills & networking

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