Director - Center for Entrepreneurship
The hosted its annual Teen Escalator Pitch competition for high school students on December 4th, and the "Real" Elevator Pitch for college students on December 5th.
This weekend, competitors from colleges across the US will be in St. Louis competing in the "Real" Elevator Pitch Competition, sponsored by our Center for Entrepreneurship. The "Real" Elevator Pitch competition features real students and real pitches on real elevators in the second tallest building in Missouri (One Met Square @ 40 stories) with real investors (net wealth last year was ~$2.2BB). Students will be competing for a first place grand prize of cash and a trip to SXSW (South By Southwest) in Austin, TX in March 2017.
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The Center for Entrepreneurship at the John Cook School of Business held its annual Pure Idea Generator Challenge at the City Museum on October 2. Students from across the Midwest entered by answering a question on Twitter...
The SLU Pure Idea Generator challenge happens this Sunday at the City Museum! Students from all across the US entered the challenge by answering a question posed by our Center for Entrepreneurship. Check out some of the answers from contestants below...
The 12th annual Allsup Entrepreneurship Academy, hosted by our Center for Entrepreneurship, brought over 60 entrepreneurs from across the US to learn about building their business and meet with startup owners and investors.
The SLU Center for Entrepreneurship held its annual "Pitch and Catch" business pitch competition on April 24th. Competitors got to pitch their business or idea to investors and entrepreneurs while on the mound at GCS Ballpark!
We recently asked college students from across the nation to submit their product ideas for the chance to pitch to a panel of startup founders and investors. These finalists will compete this Sunday, pitching their ideas on the mound at GCS Ballpark!
The Center for Entrepreneurship held its Billicon Valley networking event on Thursday, February 25. Undergrads and local high-school students got to meet small business owners and learn more about becoming a successful entrepreneur!
John Cook School of Business student, Lachlan Johnson, has been selected as part of the Elite 8 of the Student Startup Madness, the only international student entrepreneur college competition at SWSW Interactive. The Elite 8 will be in Austin, Texas on March 14 to pitch their businesses before a judging panel of successful entrepreneurs and investors.