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What is the UVU Opportunity Quest competition?

The UVU Opportunity Quest is open to all students across the UVU campus. The competition is designed to foster the students' entrepreneurial mindset through experiential education and connecting them with regional communities of like-minded entrepreneurs.  UVU prides itself on teaching competencies in both managerial and technical skills. Entrepreneurs have a natural inclination toward innovation, achievement, self-determination, and personal resiliency,

The UVU Opportunity Quest gives students a chance to create, develop, and then present their business concepts to a panel of experienced judges. The UVU Entrepreneurship Institute helps prepare teams for the competition through a series of workshops, and access to resource people.

A cash prize of $4,500 as well as in-kind services will be awarded to the first place team. A panel of experienced entrepreneurs will determine the most viable and promising executive summary. The first-place team will also entered as a finalist in the 2014 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge.  UVU Opportunity Quest competition will also award cash prizes of $3,000 and $1,500 for 2nd and 3rd place teams respectively.  Each of the remaining ten finalist teams will also be recognized for outstanding performance in one of seven categories with a cash award of $100 for each team. The top three teams will also receive professional video recording services, worth $2,000 as part of their prize.

The UVU Opportunity Quest team expresses appreciation to generous support from our sponsors, business coaches, mentors, and judges.Event Sponsors for UVU 2014 Opportunity Quest are Zion's Bank, Little Giant Ladders and PCCareSupport.com.

Opportunity Quest workshops

Check out the table below to see when and where you can receive help with the preparation of your executive summary.

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