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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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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Petroleum Engineering majors claim top spot at third annual PioBiz competition

May 22, 2018 | Student News
It doesn’t take long to figure out that Derek Krieg ’19 (New Matamoras, Ohio) and Sebastian Ziaja ’20 (Lake Forest, Illinois) love talking about the oil and gas industry. Their passion recently paid off as the two Petroleum Engineering majors won the third round of Marietta College’s PioBiz competition with their company Oilfield Basics. The...
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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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International Economics student wins first round of PioBiz

October 22, 2018 | PioBiz
Marietta College student Yuhang Liu ’20 (Beijing, China) recently took top honors in the first round of the PioBiz — the Problem-Solution phase — for her idea “iTown.” The International Economics student — who presented one of 13 ideas during the competition — won $140. PioBiz is a business start-up competition with a final award of up to $...
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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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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...
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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

4:30pm to 6:30pm | PioBiz
The final round of the 2017-18 PioBiz Competition is Business Plan. It is scheduled for 4:30-6:30 p.m., Friday, April 20th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. It is free and open to the public.
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PioBiz Problem & Solution Workshop

5:00pm to 6:00pm | PioBiz
Do you want to participate in PioBiz competition and win up to $10,000 to start your own business? Don’t have an idea or don’t know if your idea is good enough! Come to the PioBiz Problem/Solution Workshop from 5:00-6:00 p.m., Thursday, September 20th, in Thomas 209, where your questions can be answered. All Marietta College students are...
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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: Business Plan

The third round of the PioBiz Competition is scheduled for 4:00 p.m., Thursday, April 11th in Thomas 209. This is where Marietta College students go head-to-head in the Business Plan phase of PioBiz. A total of up to $10,000 will be awarded to top 1, 2 or 3 plans.
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