Tag: entrepreneurship

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

Posted by on April 9, 2018

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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Bachman honored with Leavey Award for entrepreneurship

Posted by on August 10, 2017

Dr. Bonnie Bachman, professor and faculty fellow in economics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, is one of seven educators in the country to receive the Leavey Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education. The award will be presented in San Francisco in November.

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Miner Tank fuels student innovation

Posted by on April 12, 2017

From a proposal to create synthetic amino acids to help meth babies recover from addiction to the design of a new type of robotic joint to simplify complex movements, some inventive ideas of several Missouri University of Science and Technology students are a step closer to reality thanks to the university’s Miner Tank project.

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Missouri S&T receives grant to grow entrepreneurship programs

Posted by on September 23, 2015

For the second year in a row, Missouri University of Science and Technology has been awarded a faculty development grant from VentureWell to incorporate innovation and entrepreneurship into undergraduate engineering education.

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Five Missouri S&T students selected for UM System Entrepreneurial Scholars and Interns Program

Posted by on December 19, 2014

Five Missouri University of Science and Technology students have been selected for the inaugural class of the University of Missouri System Entrepreneurial Scholars and Interns Program. A total of 15 students from the four UM System campuses were selected.

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New service helps local entrepreneurs raise capital

Posted by on November 12, 2013

ROLLA, Mo. – The office of technology transfer and economic development at Missouri University of Science and Technology is launching a new service to help entrepreneurs in the Rolla area raise capital.

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Alumni-founded startup expands to Innovation Park

Posted by on September 18, 2013

A St. Louis company founded by Missouri University of Science and Technology graduates while they were still students is expanding to Rolla.

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UMR speaker to tell the truth about starting a business: You have to be a little crazy

Posted by on February 6, 2007

Barry Moltz, an internationally recognized speaker and member of the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, will deliver a keynote address to kick off National Entrepreneur Week at the University of Missouri-Rolla at noon on Monday, Feb. 26. 

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A MySpace for the mobile generation

Posted by on January 2, 2007

UMR student-entrepreneur Benjamin Roodman is going mobile with the launch of a social networking service that integrates the Internet with cellular telephone technology.

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Workshop designed to help those interested in starting a business

Posted by on August 10, 2006

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach at the University of Missouri-Rolla is planning a three-hour workshop designed to help people who are thinking about a new business venture. The workshop will take place from 3-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, at the Rolla Area Chamber of Commerce, 1301 Kingshighway.

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