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John Ruffatto Montana University Student Business Plan Competition - Education to eats: Student startup challenge draws next-gen businesses to competition:


When Jennifer Sheets first presented her idea for a web-based writing tutorial at 1 Million Cups back in December, her elevator pitch - by her own acknowledgment - needed a little fine tuning. Mission ...


The Ruffatto Business Plan Competition - Montana University students pitch unique business ideas for cash prizes:


From a one-stop-shop website for outdoor adventure seekers to a payroll solution for businesses with union employees to a gaming store, dozens of University of Montana students spent all day ...


Minnow Tank Business Plan Competition - 9/22 - Glasgow, Montana:


Great Northern Development Corporation http://www.gndc.org/, Small Business Development Center is hosting a business plan competition throughout a seven-county region in Northeastern Montana consisting ...


Regional Showcase For New Statewide Technology Business Competition Set For May 22 At Montana State University:


Organizations from across Montana, including Montana State University's Blackstone LaunchPad and 406 Labs, are collaborating on a new statewide program and competition for Montana technology companies ...


All are invited - John Ruffatto Business Startup Challenge Live Pitch Event! - 4/13 - Missoula:


The UM School of Business Administration with the Blackstone LaunchPad invite you to the John Ruffatto Business Startup Challenge Live Pitch Event! On Friday, April 13 you are welcome to attend ...


Students vie for $50,000 in seed money for business ventures:


"Each year, students complete hundreds of projects that result in creative and innovative ideas with market potential as a product or service," said Steven James Russell, assistant dean for the College ...


Potential investors will judge ideas from Billings-area tech companies on May 3 and the public is invited- Early Stage MT:


The first group of angel investors looking to back local projects will host a meeting on May 3 to hear pitches from technology companies that believe they have a winning idea. The process has ...


Montana Launches State-Wide Business Plan Competition With Up To $50,000 In Capital Investments - EarlyStageMT.org - Have you started your application yet? Do you know someone who should enter?:


Early Stage MT Brings Investment, Exposure, and Mentoring to Rising Montana Technology Companies A broad group of organizations across the state of Montana are collaborating on a new statewide competition ...


Calling All Creators - "Create Your Life's Work." Innovation Competition - 5/10 - San Francisco:


Increase your brand's visibility. Get feedback from the world's top founders, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders. Win funding that could change everything. WeWork is committed to supporting ...


$10 million XPrize contest looks to usher in the era of real-life robotic avatars:


XPrize contests are nothing if not examples of big picture thinking. Following multi-million dollar competitions to put private spacecraft on the moon, reimagine C02 and tackle illiteracy in the developing ...


Meet the Coolest College Startups of 2018:


Ahead of the Class Student Startup Madness, a competition for student-led tech startups, has chosen eight (very cool) finalists to compete at SXSW for a $2,500 prize and access to venture funding. ...


Debut event: Micro-fund pitch competition tests, rewards Missoula startups:


Hosted by the Missoula Economic Partnership, Blackstone LaunchPad, and Hellgate and Goodwork venture networks, the debut event cut another notch in Missoula's startup scene. The 50 participants, many ...


Polar Bear Pitching: where startups pitch in freezing conditions for funding:


Polar Bear Pitching, as it’s called, is perhaps the most extreme form of startup pitch competitions. Participants withstand snow, ice, and sub-zero temperatures for an opportunity to win €10,000, among ...


Count 'em down: Top 10 reasons to enter statewide B iz Plan Contest by Jan. 31:


The entry deadline for the 1 5 th annual Wisconsin Governor's Business Plan Contest is 5 p.m. Jan. 31. Don't miss an opportunity to s hare in about $1 5 0,000 in cash and in - kind prizes. Get ...
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450 budding MSU entrepreneurs present business ideas in Venture Pitch competition:


It's a local version of Shark Tank. MSU's Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship (JJCBE) held its freshman Venture Pitch competition. Four-hundred-fifty freshman students come up with entrepreneurial ...


MINNOW TANK Business Plan Competition, 01/30, Harlowton:


MINNOW TANK, a local play on TV's famed Shark Tank, launched in Harlowton! Wheatland County Chamber of Commerce recently launched the first ever "MINNOW TANK" Business Plan Competition to spawn entrepreneurship ...


Geography Graduate Student Awarded $1,500 in University of Montana Startup Pitch Competition:


Three students received awards at the EPIC Pitch Competition, hosted by the University of Montana's Blackstone LaunchPad and the College of Business on Dec. 7 in the Gilkey Building. Eight UM students ...


Missoula entrepreneurs practice their pitch at 1 Million Cups Missoula ahead of EPIC competition tonight:


The practice run, held by 1 Million Cups https://www.1millioncups.com/missoula (meets every other Wed. at the Loft at 9AM) in downtown Missoula, served as a preview for Thursday night's EPIC Pitch ...


EPIC Pitch Competition By Blackstone LaunchPad At University Of Montana - 12/7:


The University of Montana EPIC Pitch Competition is run by the College of Business and the Blackstone LaunchPad. The competition is open to all students of the University of Montana including ...


Budding Billings, Montana businesses win Battle of the Plans co-title:


The event was organized by the Downtown Billings Alliance, Big Sky Economic Development, Montana State University and Rocky Mountain College. Lisa Harmon, DBA's executive director, acted as emcee. Winning ...


MSU alumna advances to national entrepreneur competition finals for flexible preschool startup:


Jessica Dehn, a Montana State University alumna and founder of Dino Drop-In, a modern preschool with the flexibility of drop-in care, has advanced to the finals of the U.S. Small Business Administration's ...


Jessica Dehn, a Montana State University alumna wins local SBA InnovateHER competition for Flexible Preschool Startup Dino Drop-In:


Jessica Dehn, a Montana State University alumna and founder of Dino Drop-In http://www.dinodropin.com/ , a modern, no-screen preschool with the flexibility of drop-in care, advanced to the semifinals ...


Bozeman's Jessica Dehn Wins MSU Blackstone LaunchPad's InnovateHER Competition for Dino Drop-In - Flexible Preschool Startup for Rural Communities :


Jessica Dehn, a Montana State University alumna and founder of Dino Drop-In http://www.dinodropin.com/ , a modern, no-screen preschool with the flexibility of drop-in care, advanced to the semifinals ...


InnovateHER local competition due June 3rd:


June 3rd is your last chance to submit to the InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Business Challenge, sponsored by the Small Business Administration https://www.sba.gov/ and hosted locally by the MSU Blackstone ...


Montana's Entrepreneurial Future Competes for $50K at the 28th John Ruffatto Business Startup Challenge:


Thanks to GOED Director Ken Fitchler for the list of winners. Congratulations to the Final 4: 4th - they also won about $7k in other prizes. Crepe Cuisine - A mobile food truck selling traditional ...


Tonight - 4/11 - Montana State University students pitch business ideas for cash prizes:


On Tuesday, MSU is hosting a Startup Business Competition for its students with $4,000 in prizes. This is the second year for this competition. It's designed for students to get their thinking caps ...


Montana University Students to Compete in Statewide Business Startup Competition at University of Montana 4/13 - All are invited to attend the finals.:


Montana has no shortage of aspiring entrepreneurs - including students. The annual John Ruffatto Business Startup Challenge, hosted by University of Montana's School of Business Administration and ...


University of Montana Student Wins Statewide Business Plan Competition:


A University of Montana graduate student won first place in the Montana Small Business Development Center Shark Tank competition, held March 12-14 in Helena, for his business to help tour operators manage ...


John Ruffatto Business Startup Challenge - 4/13 - Missoula, Montana:


The John Ruffatto Business Startup Challenge is a Montana-wide event which encourages innovation and creative thinking. Hosted annually by the University of Montana School of Business Administration ...


Wisconsin student entries welcome by Jan. 31 for 2017 Governor's Business Plan Contest :


Looking for a self-directed project this semester that can lead to prizes, mentoring and live connections to the business world? The 14th annual Wisconsin Governor's Business Plan Contest is accepting ...

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