10 'ideas' recognized during the first round of Marietta College's PioBiz competition

December 4, 2017 | PioBiz
The entrepreneurial mindset that flows throughout the Marietta College student body was on full display on Friday, December 1st when students presented 21 different for- and non-profit business projects during the first round of this year’s PioBiz competition. Competing students presented their business ideas to three judges and more than 50...
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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...
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Marietta High School student wins first round of Junior PioBiz

March 12, 2019 | Entrepreneurship
Marietta High School’s Kayla Floyd took the top prize during the first round of Marietta College’s Junior PioBiz competition that was held on campus on Friday, March 1. A total of 18 students from Marietta and Parkersburg South high schools presented 15 business ideas during the “Problem/Solution” phase of Junior PioBiz and Floyd’s project...
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Global, social entrepreneurs featured at College’s PioPitch on Nov. 16th

November 9, 2017 | Entrepreneurship
In celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week — an event celebrated by 10 million people in 170 countries — two entrepreneurs working to solve problems beyond the borders of the United States will be featured at PioPitch at Marietta College. Designed to be an informal and engaging problem-solving session, PioPitch encourages business...
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Medieval castle, permanent make up topics of next PioPitch

November 14, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Marietta College's PioPitch program, an entrepreneur-focused initiative, will feature Bill Grizer and Martha Jones from 4:00-5:00 p.m., Thursday, November 17th, in Thomas 124. In this session of PioPitch, Grizer and Jones will present their recent entrepreneurial activities and seek audience feedback.
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PioBiz’s Proof of Concept stage allows students to show off entrepreneurial mindset

February 21, 2018 | Entrepreneurship
Courtney Knoch ’18 (Marietta, Ohio) has had the idea for a food truck park in Marietta for a little while. It wasn’t until the second round of Marietta College’s PioBiz-Proof of Concept that she was confident it could work. The English major placed first in the competition and was awarded $330 to put toward her idea. She also won an...
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Keynote speaker for 2nd annual MOV Entrepreneurship Expo keynote

August 4, 2017 | MOVEE
Organizers of the second annual Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo, which will be held on the Marietta College campus on Friday, Sept. 29, are pleased to announce this year’s keynote speakers will be Carol Roth and Chip Pickering. Roth, who will make her presentation at 1 p.m., is the creator of the Future File legacy planning system, a “...
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Information Session: Business Start-up Award Program

4:00pm to 5:00pm | Entrepreneurship
There is an information session about an environment business start-up award program with Energy Optimizers, USA, from 4:00-5:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 12th, in Thomas 209. This is an opportunity to win $10,000 to help jumpstart a new business. Refreshments will be provided.
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PioBiz: Problem-Solution

4:00pm to 6:30pm | Entrepreneurship
The first round of the PioBiz Competition is scheduled for 4:00-6:30 p.m., Thursday, October 18th in Thomas 209. This is where Marietta College students go head to head in the Problem-Solution phase of PioBiz. Participating students can win $50 to $140 during the competition, which is voted on by audience members (to vote you must be present...
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PioBiz: Proof of Concept

The second round of the PioBiz Competition is scheduled for 4:00 p.m., Thursday, January 31st in Thomas 209. This is where Marietta College students go head-to-head in the Proof of Concept phase of PioBiz. Participating students can win $150 to $230 during the competition.
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PioBiz: Round 3

1:00pm to 2:30pm | Entrepreneurship
The Entrepreneurship Program is hosting the third round of the PioBiz competition from 1:00-2:30 p.m., Thursday, April 18th, in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium (Thomas 124). Two business ideas, EcoX and Providing Pawsable, will compete for the $10,000 award. Audience members can vote, along with the judges. However, you must be present the...
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PioBiz Competition Workshop 1

5:00pm to 6:00pm | Entrepreneurship
The Entrepreneurship Program is conducting a general information session for the 2019-20 PioBiz Competition from 5:00-6:00 p.m., Thursday, September 19th, in Thomas 209. Attend this session to become familiar with the competition and learn how to participate in Round 1. To reserve a seat at this workshop sign up at www.signupgenius.com/go/...
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Fourth Annual Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo

9:00am to 5:30pm | MOVEE 2019
The fourth annual Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo, a one-day conference that brings aspiring and existing business owners and their employees together with educators, industry experts, students, and resource providers, is scheduled for 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Thursday, September 26th. Participants will hear inspiring stories from...
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