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Programs

Gillespie Business Plan Competition

Marque Event for the Academic Year

The marque event for the academic year is the Gillespie Business Plan Competition, held at the end of the spring semester. There are rules and deadlines soon after the beginning of the spring term, so keep an eye on the upcoming events and following the Center’s Twitter Feed to stay up to date!

Fall Business Model Competition

Fall Business Model Competition

Learn how to validate your business idea and compete for a shot at a series 2 iWatch. Its a quick and easy way to make sure you’re talking to customers correctly and getting to market as quick as you can.

International Business Model Competition Regional Qualifier

On January 28, 2017, Ole Miss will host a regional qualifier for the International Business Model Competition. During a one-day event, colleges and universities from around the mid-south are invited to have their best businesses present their business model to our judges.

LandShark Tank Pitch Competition

This is an opportunity for creative students to present their business concept in less than 2 minutes. Convince the judges that your idea is the best and you are capable of executing this idea. If you do that better than everyone else, you will win. Each pitch will be followed by some coaching from faculty and local business people.

Student Business Consultant Program

You'll be guided by a professional with outstanding business experience while you gain real-world consulting experience.

We would love the opportunity to try and help your business grow. It is why we are here. We have a web based form to express an interest in the student business consulting program that just asks for the straight-forward information about your business.

Entrepreneurship Club

Student Organization

The Ole Miss Entrepreneurship Club is a student organization focusing on promoting the spirit of entrepreneurship across campus.

Rebel Venture Capital Fund

Supporting Student Start-up Businesses

The Rebel Venture Capital Fund is an alumni established non-profit entity created to financially support student start-up businesses with seed money grants. It is chartered as a 501c (3) and is separate from the university.

Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

Entrepreneurs sharing their Experiences

Each semester leading entrepreneurs visit the campus to share their experiences and perspectives with Ole Miss students.

Entrepreneurship Minor

School of Business Administration

Business students will choose three courses from the five courses below for the Entrepreneurship Minor. Students outside of the School of Business will need to take GB 370 to satisfy prerequisites for admission to enroll in the Entrepreneurship Minor courses.

Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Clark Love - 2015 Winner

Every year the business school selects one business or entrepreneur to recognize as the Ole Miss Entrepreneur of the Year. The winners are nominated by the community and selected by the Dean of the School of Business Administration.

  • Gillespie Business Plan Competition
  • Fall Business Model Competition
  • International Business Model Competition Regional Qualifier
  • LandShark Tank Pitch Competition
  • Student Business Consultant Program
  • Entrepreneurship Club
  • Rebel Venture Capital Fund
  • Entrepreneurship Speaker Series
  • Entrepreneurship Minor
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Award
  • Apply for the Student Business Consulting program.

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    We would love the opportunity to try and help your business grow. It is why we are here.

    You supply the passion and the idea, and we'll help you with everything else.