UTAH VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Opportunity Quest is an annual executive business plan competition. Students from across the campus write and pitch their business or business idea for a change to win thousands of dollars, a semi-finalist seat in the state competition, and the opportunity to be mentored on their road to success.
Finalist student business teams will be doing a ten (10) minute pitch about their business or business idea to all event attendees. At the end of the 10 minutes attendees will have five to ten (5 - 10) minutes for a question and answer session. After all finalist have presented their businesses attendees will use their 'E' dollars to invest in the companies they deem to be the most likely to succeed in the same mindset as if they were investing real dollars. The team with the most raised capital will be announced as UVU's Opportunity Quest Winner for 2012!
Dinner will be complimentarily catered for all registered attendees.
This event is open to the public and casual dress.
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The Entrepreneurship Institute provides rigorous academic courses, along with lecture series, business competitions, workshops, conferences and other events designed to cultivate the entrepreneurial mindset of students across the UVU campus. We aim for student mastery in both management and technical skills. We focus on opportunity identification; assessments of markets, new technologies, and financial viability; with precision execution on vetted business models.
We support clubs, collaborative peer-to-peer communities, and cross-functional startup teams across the UVU campus, and connect student entrepreneurs with off-campus networking associations. The Entrepreneurship Institute encourages students to assume personal responsibility with a focus on self-determination, commitment, and resiliency.
We promote achievement through precision execution and celebrate milestone accomplishments. We measure our impact through tracking the number of students participating in entrepreneurship courses, events, clubs, conferences, and competitions as well as the number of sustainable business ventures launched by student entrepreneurs and alumni.
Utah Valley University’s service region includes Utah, Wasatch, and Summit counties. Located near the Wasatch Mountains, UVU is an ideal location, situated within 20 miles of world-class outdoor recreation sites for winter sports, hiking, biking, water sports, and more. Utah Valley is nationally recognized for having a dynamic economy, and thriving startup communities.
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