Student workshop to focus on application, pitching business idea

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Missouri S&T students with entrepreneurial visions can advance their ideas and win prize money by participating in the Entrepreneur Quest (EQ) Student Accelerator, a new University of Missouri System program. Dr. Jeff Hornsby and Bill Turpin will present “Application and Pitch Practice” 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, in Room G-2 of the Interdisciplinary Engineering Building (IDE).

Hornsby is the Henry W. Bloch and Missouri Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship, chair and professor of the global department of entrepreneurship and innovation at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Bill Turpin is the director of the Missouri Innovation Center at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

The EQ Student Accelerator program offers award money from $5,000 to $30,000 based on how far students go in the competition. Learn more at

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