Who Wants to be an Entrepreneur Workshop

Friday, November 5, 2010 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

Note:  Maximum occupancy for this event has been reached and signups are now closed.

Young entrepreneurs, college students and faculty advisors will gain a better understanding of the critical steps involved in starting a business at the annual Who Wants to be an Entrepreneur Workshop to be held on Friday, November 5 at the Bricktown Coca Cola Events Center in downtown Oklahoma City at 425 E. California Avenue.

The workshop is free to all participants and lunch is provided. However, registration is required (see orange link at the bottom of this page).

The interactive workshop is open to all college-level entrepreneurs, students and faculty members. Participants learn the key elements involved in starting a business, including how to write a business plan; what investors are looking for in an entrepreneur; how to successfully present a plan to investors; and locating local resources for start-up, technology-based businesses.  Click here to view the agenda.

Attendees have the opportunity to network and dine with community leaders, investors, entrepreneurs and economic development experts throughout the day.

Participants also learn about the Governor’s Cup, Oklahoma’s annual statewide collegiate business plan competition, and hear ways to improve the odds of winning $250,000 in cash awards, scholarships and fellowships.

The workshop is led by top Oklahoma business professionals, entrepreneurs, service providers and investors who share their experiences and knowledge of the commercialization process.

Who Wants to be an Entrepreneur is an annual event sponsored by the Oklahoma Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), i2E, Inc., Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the National Science Foundation.

For more information, contact Gina Miller, outreach coordinator, at 405.744.7645 or email gmiller@okepscor.org.

Registration deadline is October 26 or when space is filled.

Signups closed for this Event