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Thank you!

Date: May 01 - May 02

Time: 9am

Location: KB 102

Graduation is coming up! Thank you for participating in another wonderful semester with the Entrepreneurship Institute. Join the WSB in celebrating this years' grads with the open house in the Keller Building, May 2nd at 2:00pm

Summer Semester!

Date: May 13 - July 31

Time: 7am



Good luck and bon voyage to our graduating students and to everyone else, we look forward to seeing you next fall. Best to you over the summer semester/break!

Every Week  




WE LIFT Co-Working Wednesdays

Every Wednesday, the Entrepreneurship Institute is open to anyone looking for co-working space, or just somewhere to work that isn't home. Parking is only $1 an hour and we have Wi-Fi, desk space, private meeting rooms, and a podcast room available from 9 AM-5 PM.

Open to Public



EI Events at UVU


WE LIFT Wednesdays

WE LIFT Wednesdays
Join us for workshops every 1st Wednesday of the month focused on women entrepreneurs, but open to all.
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ZinnStarter Competition

ZinnStarter exists to ignite the next generation of entrepreneurs. This includes giving them encouragement and mentoring as well as cash. Pitch for up to $2500 each semester. Apply by March 8th, 2024! Must be a current UVU student, competition held at UVU every fall and spring semester.

Wednesday April 10th from 4:00-6:00 in the Vallejo Auditorium
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VentureCon: Student Business Trade Show

VentureCon is a one day, four hour trade show where UVU students with businesses will have the opportunity to set up a table and pitch their idea, sell their product, or otherwise work on validating their business concepts. Members of the community are invited to come and support our student businesses by providing them feedback or purchasing the students' products.

Thursday, March 21st 2024 from 10:00-2:00pm in the Hall of Flags

Applications Closed



Reach out to us for help perfecting your application to any of the competitions below!

RevRoad Entrepreneur Competition

RevRoad Entrepreneur Competition
We invite you to submit your company for the RevRoad Annual Entrepreneur Competition. This will be the entrepreneur pitch-off event you won’t want to miss. Do you have what it takes? Does your company have what it takes? Apply by February 17, 2024 11:59 PM MT and find out!

*Students and non-students accepted*
Competition held in Utah County
Applications Closed

The Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

The Utah Entrepreneur Challenge

The Utah Entrepreneur Challenge is the second phase following UVU's Opportunity Quest and receives applications from all Utah higher education entities.

Reach out to us and let us help you make your application be the best it can be. Applications due February 21, 2024.

*Current College Students Only*

Saturday March 23rd at the University of Utah

Applications Closed


Global Student Entrepreneur Awards Utah

The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is the premier global competition for students who own and operate a business while attending college or university. Nominees compete against their peers from around the world in a series of local and/or national competitions in hopes to qualify for GSEA Finals. Founded in 1998 by Saint Louis University, GSEA is now an Entrepreneurs’ Organization program. Applications due October 24, 2023.

*Current College Students Only*

Friday November 3rd, 2023 in Salt Lake City

Applications Closed

Bench to Bedside

Bench 2 Bedside
The Bench to Bedside Competition (B2B) is an exciting and vibrant program that introduces students to the fascinating world of medical technology innovation.  

B2B is a multidisciplinary experiential educational program that teaches the impact and the power diversity of thought can bring to the innovation process. The program has grown immensely in scope and quality over the last eight years. We have now engaged over 1,300 students into 300 inter-disciplinary teams that have spawned innovative new health care technologies. More than 65 of these teams have moved forward to commercialize their creations.
Apply by March 24th, 2024

*Current college students only*

Tuesday April 9th 6:00-9:00 pm at the Utah State Capitol Building
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