Students ready to square off in 2nd annual PioBiz competition

March 29, 2017 | PioBiz
Two Marietta College students will compete for the chance to receive up to $10,000 for startup expense reimbursements and in-kind services for their burgeoning business as part of the second annual PioBiz Business Plan Competition from 4:00-5:15 p.m., Friday, March 31st, in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium in Thomas Hall. In just over an hour...
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Economics professor named Director of Entrepreneurship

May 16, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Dr. Jacqueline Khorassani, who has taught Economics at Marietta College since 1987, has been named the new Director of Entrepreneurship. As director, Khorassani will provide the leadership and vision for the development entrepreneurship programs including PioBiz, PioPitch and the newly designed academic minor in Entrepreneurship.
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Junior Petroleum students win inaugural PioBiz competition

April 18, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Minutes after learning he and a classmate had just won Marietta College’s inaugural PioBiz competition, Jon Hinson ’17 (Rocky River, Ohio) was looking for some privacy.
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Two budding entrepreneurs share 2017 PioBiz prize

April 4, 2017 | PioBiz
It was a competition between cupcakes and websites on Friday afternoon during the second annual PioBiz Business Plan Competition.
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Competing teams hope to claim top spot in College’s inaugural PioBiz

March 29, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Three Marietta College students, who make up two competing teams, will square off at the April 1 PioPitch to present their business plans to see who will win the inaugural PioBiz. Psychology major Gabrielle Simmons ’18 (Cairo, West Virginia) is going up against the team of Aaron Dillon ’17 (Windham, Connecticut) and Jon Hinson ’17 (Rocky...
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Information Session: PioBiz

5:30pm to 6:30pm | PioBiz
Do you want to receive a cash award, start-up expense reimbursements, and in-kind services, totaling up to $10,000 to start your own business? If so, attend the PioBiz Business Plan Competition Information Session from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Thursday, September 29, in Thomas 124 to learn more!
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PioBiz Business Plan Competition

4:00pm | PioBiz
The Entrepreneurship Program is hosting the second annual PioBiz Business Plan Competition from 4:00-5:15 p.m., Friday, March 31st, in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium (formerly Thomas 124). Featured presenters are: Ashley Klopfenstein - Prime Business Resources, currently pursuing a finance and public accounting major with a leadership minor...
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PioBiz Information Lunch

12:15pm | PioBiz
PioBiz is back and it is easier than ever before to compete for up to $10,000. There will be an information lunch from 12:20-12:50 p.m., Tuesday, October 24th in Thomas 209. Pizza will be provided.​ For more information, go to www.marietta.edu/piobiz or contact Dr. Jacqueline Khorassani at khorassj@marietta.edu or (740) 376-4621. Or visit her...
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PioBiz Information Lunch

4:00pm to 4:30pm | PioBiz
PioBiz is back and it is easier than ever before to compete for up to $10,000. There will be an information lunch from 4:00-4:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 25th in Thomas 209. Refreshments will be provided.​ For more information, go to www.marietta.edu/piobiz or contact Dr. Jacqueline Khorassani at khorassj@marietta.edu or (740) 376-4621. Or...
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PioBiz: Problem-Solution

4:00pm to 6:00pm | PioBiz
The first round of the 2017-18 PioBiz Competition is Problem-Solution. It is scheduled for 4:00-6:00 p.m., Friday, December 1st, in Thomas 209. It is free and open to the public.
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PioBiz: Proof of Concept

4:00pm to 6:00pm | PioBiz
The second round of the 2017-18 PioBiz Competition is Proof of Concept. It is scheduled for 4:00-6:00 p.m., Friday, February 2nd, in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium. It is free and open to the public.
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PioBiz: Business Plan

4:00pm to 6:00pm | PioBiz
The final round of the 2017-18 PioBiz Competition is Proof of Concept. It is scheduled for 4:00-6:00 p.m., Friday, April 20th, in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium. It is free and open to the public.
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