Tag: entrepreneurship

Changing the landscape

Posted by on June 8, 2021

Using robotics and artificial intelligence, alumni entrepreneurs set out to transform the lawn care industry Mowing neighborhood lawns is a common summertime ritual for teens looking to earn some money. George Leno Holmes Jr. was one of those teens. The two-time Missouri S&T mechanical engineering graduate spent many St. Louis summer days mowing with his […]

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Entrepreneurial STEM students wanted for new Ph.D. program

Posted by on January 13, 2021

Powered by a $300 million gift to strengthen entrepreneurship and innovation in the STEM fields, Missouri University of Science and Technology has established a new Ph.D. fellowship program for innovation-minded students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The new Kummer Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) Doctoral Fellows Program provides 12-month […]

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Missouri S&T receives $300 million gift from June and Fred Kummer

Posted by on October 12, 2020

“Transformative” donation is the largest ever in higher education in Missouri; boost also foreseen for local and state economies In the largest single gift in the history of Missouri higher education, St. Louis businessman Fred Kummer and his wife June have donated $300 million to a foundation that will support Missouri S&T, the university announced […]

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Missouri S&T student teams to compete in regional entrepreneur competition finals

Posted by on April 27, 2020

Two teams of students from Missouri S&T will compete in the final rounds of the Regnier Venture Creation Challenge 2020, a University of Missouri-Kansas City business plan and pitch competition open to university students in Missouri, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska.

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Missouri S&T student earns second in entrepreneurship competition

Posted by on April 17, 2020

Vanessa Mahan, a senior in biological sciences at Missouri S&T from Kansas City, Missouri, has earned second place in a virtual “shark tank” style competition through the University of Missouri System’s Entrepreneur Quest (EQ) program.

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Three Missouri S&T entrepreneur teams compete in virtual contest

Posted by on April 9, 2020

Three teams of students from Missouri S&T will pitch their ideas virtually in a “shark tank” style competition through the University of Missouri System’s Entrepreneur Quest (EQ) program this April.

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Student ‘shark tank’-style entrepreneur competition offers $30,000 prize

Posted by on October 29, 2019

Missouri S&T students with entrepreneurial ideas can advance their concepts and win prize money by participating in the Entrepreneur Quest (EQ) Student Accelerator, a University of Missouri System competition.

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Entrepreneurship in action as S&T students pitch ideas

Posted by on March 8, 2019

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Thousands of people who suffer from Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disease, may soon have relief due to two Missouri S&T students’ work with glass. The two will pitch their ideas as a potential business enterprise as part of the University of Missouri System’s Entrepreneur Quest (EQ) program.

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Missouri S&T I-Corps program to offer entrepreneurship training throughout the state

Posted by on February 11, 2019

Missouri S&T’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program is offering free workshops in Rolla, Columbia, St. Louis and Kansas City, Missouri, to help entrepreneurs learn how to bring their technology-based ideas and products to market.

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Missouri S&T student team selected as finalists in national entrepreneurship challenge

Posted by on April 9, 2018

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For the first time, Missouri S&T students will compete this month in a national entrepreneurship challenge against other finalists from colleges and universities across North America. Judges chose the Missouri S&T team, named Spark, as one of 25 undergraduate student teams for the e-FEST competition based on a video business pitch submission in a preliminary online competition.

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