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TxSt Entrepreneur Network

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Welcome to the TxSt Entrepreneurial Network website.  This website lists all the entrepreneurial activities supported by Texas State New Ventures. The events listed below are reoccurring entrepreneurial activities.

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Microsoft Community Impact Pitch-Off

Student competition

Nov. 15th 2:30pm Alkek Teaching Theater

Texas State University is one of the four universities throughout the United States selected to participate in the Microsoft Community Impact Pitch-Off program. 

Come support our Bobcats as they present to representatives of Microsoft.


NSF I-Corps Node

NSF I-Corps Regional Program

NSF I-CORPS REGIONAL PROGRAM LEARN MORE & APPLY

Interested teams must apply online by Dec. 6th, at bit.ly/2020_i-corps_austin.  For more information, contact Aprille Busch at abusch@ati.utexas.edu.

Participants for the Regional Program can apply for a mini-grant from the Texas State I-Corps Site for Entrepreneurship to attend this program.  For more information.


Brew Bike Coffee

The Brew Bike team is currently recruiting students to run the business as CEO, HR Manager, Operations Manager, and hourly associates. But they are looking to reach these students who are extremely  passionate about starting their own business and/or getting real-life experience in the food service industry. Please let me know if you have any student organizations that you oversee or students interested in starting their own business. Sponsored by Chartwells


Greater San Marcos Partnership Innovation Quick Pitch

GSMP Innovation Quick Pitch Every Long Semester.

GSMP Innovation Quick Pitch is an opportunity for individuals who are in the process of developing new, innovative, and implementable business ideas, to present their business concepts in front of a panel of experienced entrepreneurs and industry experts. Come pitch your idea in 90-seconds. There are two tracks for competition:  Track 1: Graduate & Undergraduate students at Texas State; Track 2: Faculty and Community member. More information, click here. First place receives $500.  


Texas State I-Corps Site for Entrepreneurship

5-Cohorts Offered Every Year - $3000 Mini-Grants 

The Texas State I-Corps program is a National Science Foundation-funded entrepreneurial program for teams working on business concepts in the science, technology, mathematics, and engineering (STEM) fields.  Teams including faculty, students, staff and alumni from Texas State University, and underrepresented community members, may apply for the program.  No previous business or entrepreneurship experience is required. Learn how to validate your potential market over the course of a 3-week program. See icorps.txstate.edu for the latest updates. Next Cohort: Feb. 24, Mar. 2 and 9 (5:00-9:00pm)


3Day Startup

3DS Every Long Semester

Go to their website here

For more information, contact Dan Roy, Entrepreneur-in-Residence for McCoy College of Business email: d_r560@txstate.edu

Next program: Dive Deep is Feb. 28 - Mar. 1.

3DS is offered every long semester.  Participation is limited, so apply early!


Camp Entrepreneur

Camp Entrepreneur Every Long Semester

Camp Entrepreneur is Texas’s ONLY founder lead entrepreneurship camp. During camp you will hear founder lead topics around ideation, purpose, personal development, validation, as well as founder stories. You’ll get the opportunity to make connections with founders and like-minded participants in an environment designed to build meaningful relationships (40 Person Cap), relationships that could turn into mentorships and partnerships. Lastly, you’ll get to tap in to your competitive spirit as you take on other teams in Kickball, Spark Olympics, and our camper favorite Spark Mission. Get back to your summer camp roots or enjoy your first camp experience. We run on an application basis and you can apply via our website.  Next Camp: Spark: Coming Spring 2020  Apply

Camp Location: Spicewood, TX (On Lake Travis)

Application Deadline: TBD

Want to talk to a member of our team?


Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE)

Every Spring Semester

Since 2010, Texas State University’s Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Conference has provided opportunities for young women studying for careers in the science and engineering fields to gain insights into successful engineering, science, and career practices from experienced professionals, educators, and fellow students.

A key goal of our conference is to provide a place for women to become inspired and empowered, explore opportunities and challenges in STEM, talk with like-minded professionals, and learn what others are doing. A unique feature of WiSE is the opportunity for students to apply for our Women’s Giving Circle and event sponsor scholarships each year.


WEW - 2019

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WEW Every October.

This is a national event, coordinated by Montclair State University. Texas State participates each year.  Our program varies each year.  This year our sponsor is the Greater San Marcos Partnership.  All events are open to university and non-university individuals. This program will be offered again during 2019, the week of Oct. 19-26.

To see the 2019 program, click here.

New Ventures Business Competition

Offered Every April-May - $20,000 & 1-Yr at STAR Park

Materials Applications Research Center (MARC): https://www.marc.txstate.edu/

MARC will provide a seamless environment integrating applied multidisciplinary academic research, industry sponsored projects, and experiential learning opportunities for students addressing creation of a talent pipeline by integration of research, education and commercialization outreach. The competition is open to all student, faculty or staff member holding a valid Texas State ID.

Competition for $20,000 prize along with space at STAR Park will be May 2020, 1-5pm.  Application deadline is April 5th. Apply here.


Entrepreneur Honor Cords

Entrep Honor Cord

Students participating in a Entrepreneurial Events at Texas State can purchase an Honor Cord to wear at graduation, $10 plus tax.  Please make your purchase here.


Student Organizations

CEO

CEO Officers

Meets every Tuesday. McCoy 233. 5-6pm.

For more information - click here for website. click here for email

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For more information, contact their faculty advisor, Dr. David Cameron