Day: September 1, 2011

2012 New Venture Competition

Have a business idea? Have new technology idea? No idea at all, but like the idea of starting a business? This is for you.

Michigan Technological University and Central Michigan University have partnered to create the New Venture Competition – one of the country’s top business plan competitions. First place winners will take home $30,000 to be used toward launching and growing your business. The cash is going to someone – why not YOU?

Did we mention that second and third place will win, too? Yup! $10,000 and $5,000.

Michigan Tech’s Entrepreneurs and Inventors Club is leading the kickoff on Monday, September 19 in 139 Fisher Hall – free pizza and everything you need to know. Stay tuned for details and important dates on the School of Business and Economics website. This epic event starts at 6pm.

The only question is: who’s going to win $30,000? Call Jonathan Leinonen, Program Director at MTEC SmartZone – 487-7004. He has all the information you need to know to get started in the New Venture  Competition.


School Meet and Greet Contest

Welcome Back Students!  In true School of Business and Economics “fashion”, we would like to kick off this Fall Semester with an opportunity for you to win some School of Business and Economics apparel.  You may be thinking, how do I get in on this?  Lucky for you, we have made it nice and simple.  

Step One: Log into Facebook, and “like” (if you haven’t already) our Michigan Tech School of Business and Economics Page

Step Two: Swing into the Academic Office Building anytime between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm and meet two of our newest School of Business and Economics Staff: Carly Benson, Undergraduate Recruiter and Outreach Coordinator; and Jodie Filpus, MBA Recruiter.  They will register you into the drawing for 1 of 5 hooded sweatshirts. 

Step Three:  Watch the Michigan Tech School of Business and Economics page for the announcement of contest winners. 

The contest runs from September 1st at 8:00 am to September 15th at 4:00 pm, when the drawing will be held  Winners will be contacted and  prizes will be available for pick-up beginning September 16th

*Contest is only open to Students, but if you are not a Student you will get great information by “liking” our page anyway.  So click away @ http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/businessattech