Entrepreneur Quest

Student places second in entrepreneurship contest

Posted by on May 5, 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 student teams compete in virtual contest

Posted by on April 13, 2020

Three teams of Missouri S&T students 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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Bionic Bowel team picks up $10,000

Posted by on May 7, 2019

Two biological sciences students received $10,000 on May 3 to develop their entrepreneurial pitch during the second annual Regnier Venture Creation Challenge held at the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Bloch School of Business.

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Three S&T teams head to EQ competition

Posted by on April 2, 2019

Three teams of Missouri S&T students will pitch their ideas in a “shark tank” style competition at the University of Missouri System’s Entrepreneur Quest (EQ) program. The teams will compete against each other, and the top three finalists from the other UM System campuses during the EQ final rounds that will take place in conjunction with the system’s Entrepreneurial Educator Summit on Friday, April 5, in Columbia.

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Deadline is today for business contest, chance to get $30,000

Posted by on October 29, 2018

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. The program offers award money from $5,000 to $30,000 based on how far students go in the competition. The application deadline is midnight Thursday, Nov. 1. Get more details at eq.umsystem.edu.

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Student workshop to focus on application, pitching business idea

Posted by on October 11, 2018

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).

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Students can learn about business plan essentials

Posted by on October 8, 2018

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 will present “Essentials of a Business Plan” 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, in Room G-2 of the Interdisciplinary Engineering Building (IDE).

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Students with business ideas can compete for prize money

Posted by on September 27, 2018

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. The program offers award money from $5,000 to $30,000 based on how far students go in the competition. Students can learn more during a workshop titled “Business Model Canvas” 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, in Room G-2 of the Interdisciplinary Engineering (IDE) Building.

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UM System accelerator program to foster, fund student business ideas

Posted by on September 20, 2018

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Student entrepreneurs in the University of Missouri System could earn up to $30,000 in prize money thanks to a new initiative known as the Entrepreneur Quest Student Accelerator. S&T students can learn more during a general information session 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, in Room G-2 of the Interdisciplinary Engineering Building (IDE), next to Makerspace. Applications for the first program are open through Friday, Oct. 19.

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