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  • CIE Mentor Network
  • Charlene Neal Customer Discovery Grant
  • CIE Discovery Grant
  • Gillespie Business Plan Competition
  • 2024 "Servin' the South" Business Model Competition
  • LandShark Tank Pitch Competition
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CIE Mentor Network

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Charlene Neal Customer Discovery Grant

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CIE Discovery Grant

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Gillespie Business Plan Competition

Marquee Event for the Academic Year

The marquee 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 social media to stay up to date!

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2024 "Servin' the South" Business Model Competition

On November 2, 2023, the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship will host the Mid-South Business Model Competition. Colleges and universities from around the mid-south are invited to have their best businesses present their business model to our judges.

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LandShark Tank Pitch Competition

This is an opportunity for creative students to present their business concept in 1 minute. 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.

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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.