CIE News

Ole Miss Hosts First Oxford Regional International Business Model Competition

On November 10, the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship hosted its first regional qualifier pitch competition for the International Business Model Competition (IBMC). The competition hosted students from the University of Mississippi, Tulane, and John Brown University as they competed for $2,000 and a place to compete at the International Business Model Competition in Provo, […]

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Students Receive Over $2K in Fall 2018 RVCF Meeting

The Rebel Venture Capital Fund met in October for their semi-annual pitch reviews. Members of the non-profit grant committee heard pitches from seven Ole Miss student businesses. The group of alumni and supporters of the University awarded $2,500 to the students in order to further their businesses. In addition to the grants, each student company […]

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Ole Miss’s First Women & Entrepreneurship Week

Please read the below press release to learn more about our first Women & Entrepreneurship Week. Women in Entrepreneurship Week Kicks Off Nov. 14 The Ole Miss Career Center, School of Engineering, and the CIE partner for a special week of events   OXFORD, Miss.–A new week-long event is being hosted by the Career Center and […]

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My-Take Co-founder Meets with Ole Miss CIE Board

By My-Take   Todd Hoskins, Co-founder of My-Take, was invited to meet with the Ole Miss Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) board on Friday, October 22nd and answer some questions. Q: So, what is your tie to the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) CIE? TH: I received my MBA from Ole Miss and was invited to attend the meeting […]

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$500 Entrepreneurship Scholarship Available Now

The Cogniizant Transformation Young Entrepreneur Scholarship is designed to help budding entrepreneurs take a step in the direction of fulfilling their entrepreneurial dreams. $500 will be awarded to applicants and is open to all students across the world, who are 18+ years of age and are enrolled in any school/college/university for the 2017-18 academic year. […]

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Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Set for Nov. 17

WEDO is a once in a lifetime opportunity to listen to innovative ideas from world-class speakers, and participate in the largest discussion on how to empower women in business!  This year’s confirmed distinguished speakers include: -Ms. Goldie Hawn  (Academy and Golden Globe Award Winning Actress, Director, Producer and Founder Hawn Foundation) -Ms. Bobbi Brown (CEO Beauty Evolution, […]

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e.Builders Forum Takes Place Sept. 28-29,2017

Birmingham will host the International Association of Business Innovation (InBIA)’s annual Ecosystem Builders Forum, or e.Builders Forum September 28-29, 2017.  The event will be held at Innovation Depot, one of the nation’s largest business incubators serving the Appalachian region. This year’s e.Builders will celebrate Birmingham’s successes in building vibrant ecosystems of support for a new […]

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The Delta I-Fund is Seeking Ole Miss Startups

The Delta I-Fund is offering an opportunity for pre-revenue, proof of concept companies at Ole Miss to vet their idea with funding for up to $50,000. The Delta I-Fund  is a 12-week program based on the Lean Startup Methodology. The upcoming cohort will begin February 3, 2018. The Delta I-Fund is looking for patent heavy, pre-revenue, idea stage technology […]

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Project Entrepreneur Announces Female Entrepreneur Competition

Applications are now open for Project Entrepreneur’s 2017/18 Venture Competition Project Entrepreneur, launched by Rent the Runway Foundation in partnership with UBS, is increasing the number of women building high-growth, economically impactful companies. Applications are open until November 27, 2018. The 200 top applicants will travel to NYC for the PE Intensive on April 13 […]

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Global SIC Applications Due October 31

The Global SIC is a social venture pitch competition (with a seed-funding prize pool of $50,000+) that recognizes, resources, and rewards student-led social ventures focused on sustainable change. Participation in Global SIC is open to degree-granting colleges/universities worldwide that register by October 31, 2017. More information about the Global SIC  is available at http://www.sandiego.edu/cpc/gsic. For additional information or questions, you can schedule a […]

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