Supporting an initiative through the Alta Resources Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation provides you the unique opportunity to connect with the UW Oshkosh community, build brand awareness and show your company’s support for an important area of focus: entrepreneurship.
Monthly Speaker Series | $500
Featuring a successful entrepreneur, these educational events help students celebrate innovation, success and learn more about entrepreneurship. Attendance | 50+ students
Ideation Workshops | $1,500
Idea generation workshops get students thinking outside the box and exploring potential entrepreneurial opportunities. Ideation workshops are a perfect opportunity for a company to discover potential problems, examine challenges, or just get an outside perspective from creative students. Attendance | 35+ students
Elevator Pitch Contest |$5,000
An annual contest that gives 10 students just 90 seconds to pitch their ideas to a panel of investors and successful entrepreneurs. The winning student is awarded $1,000 in seed funding to expand upon their business idea and guaranteed placement in the Business Model Competition Attendance | 150 students and community attendees.
Innovation Challenge/Hackathon | $10,000
A robust ideation workshop in which students from various backgrounds explore potential trends, challenges and opportunities in a company or industry. Students learn the methods of understanding to creating an innovative solution: testing, validating and presentation – all in a 24 hour period. Attendance | 35-50 students
Business Model Competition | $25,000
Ten aspiring student entrepreneurs are given four minutes to showcase their business models to a professional panel of invstors. Three students walk away with up to $50,000 in seed funding, in-kind prizes and automatic placement in the Titan Accellorator Program. Attendance | 250 students, community members and key stakeholders throughout the region.
Summer Incubator Program | $25,000
A culmination program designed to further develop ideas for two student teams that have participated in the Titan Accelerator Program. The incubator aims to assist students by immersing them in their startups for the duration of the summer. Participating teams receive office space, weekly mentor luncheons, a stipened for wages and up to $10,000 in funding.
Titan Accelerator Program | $50,000
A 12-week lean startup curriculum based program designed for eight students to advance their entrepreneurial knowledge and further develop their ideas. Participating teams receive up to $5,000 in seed funding, access to in-kind services and educational resources, mentorship from experienced entrepreneurs and access to private and creative office space.