CIE News

CIE Student Wins 11th Annual Mississippi New Venture Pitch Challenge

The 2019 Mississippi New Venture Challenge Pitch Competition, hosted by Innovate Mississippi, had over 30 startup companies pitching to entrepreneurs and investors looking to help fund Mississippi’s entrepreneurs. The pitches were given in rapid succession, with 10 minutes per pitch, 2 minutes Q&A, and 1 minute for set up for the next pitch. There were […]

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Liza Cirlot Looser Named Incoming Chair of Ole Miss Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Advisory Board

OXFORD, Miss. (Sept. 17, 2019) — Liza Cirlot Looser, founder and CEO of The Cirlot Agency, was recently appointed incoming Chair of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) Advisory Board at The University of Mississippi. Hosted by the Ole Miss School of Business, the influential program was founded to inspire students at The University […]

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Navigating Opportunity

USASBE 2019 Our Co-Director of CIE, Founders Chair of Entrepreneurship and Associate Professor of Management, Dr. Rich Gentry served as the Senior Vice President – Conference Chair at the USASBE 2019 at St. Pete Beach, Florida. The theme of this year’s conference was Navigating Opportunity. 628 participants from 317 institutions in 32 countries attended this […]

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University of Georgia is Hosting Two Student Competitions

The University of Georgia Entrepreneurship Program, we would like to invite students to participate in their annual pitch competitions: UGA’s Next Top Entrepreneur and Collegiate Next Great Consumer Brands. No matter what stage of the business a team may be in, pre-revenue or established, all are encouraged to apply!  The competitions invite people to participate […]

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Harvard Business School To Host Summer Venture Program

Harvard Business School will be hosting a Summer Venture in Management Program (SVMP) webinar next Tuesday, February 6th @ 7 PM, EST. SVMP is a one-week residential educational program for rising college seniors designed to increase diversity and opportunity in business education. If you would be interested in learning more about the program and applying to be […]

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Conductor to Host National Collegiate Venture Competition, Announces $15,000 in Available Prize Money

The Conductor, a public-private partnership with the University of Central Arkansas, today announced plans to host a National Collegiate Venture Competition, a competition that celebrates successful student entrepreneurs from college campuses around the United States. College students and recent college graduates with operating ventures are permitted to apply to the competition for a chance to […]

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New $1,000 Scholarship Available for Entrepreneurship Students

iSeeCars Cars Offers $1,000 Scholarships for Entrepreneurial Students iSeeCars.com will award $1,000 to a college student who has a demonstrated interest in entrepreneurship or has plans to become an entrepreneur. The scholarship will be awarded based on the application materials submitted by students. Here’s what you need to know: Entering freshman, undergraduate and graduate students […]

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$7,500 Grant for Eastern Asia Internship Available – Due Feb. 1, 2018

The Freeman Foundation Eastern Asia Internship Grant has opened up special applications to students wanting to intern in China or South Korea. Students may use an internship provider the university has contracted with, ISA, to intern in either Shanghai, China or Seoul, South Korea, but they must act this week! Students should submit an application, and qualified applicants will be placed directly in an […]

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Outdoor Weber is Giving Away $30k!

Outdoor Weber is an entrepreneur outdoor rec idea competition. The winner of this competition will take home a grand prize of $30,000 cash! The Hall Global Entrepreneurship Center at Weber State University will host its first national Outdoor Weber student competition sponsored by Camping World® March 22-24, 2018. The contest will be held at the Snowbasin, Wolf Creek and Powder Mountain resorts in the Ogden, Utah, […]

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WE Week Interviews

Did you miss our WE Week events last month? No worries! Check out the videos below to see our interview with Richard & Juli Rhett of Sierra Madre Research, and to hear Netflix’s Brittany Wagner’s thoughts on her experience from leaving her career in higher education, being on a hit national television show, and creating […]

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