Leah Seaman ’21 (Philippi, West Virginia), who is majoring in Communication and Studio Art at Marietta College, is learning she may be a budding entrepreneur.
Dozens of students will compete in the second round of PioBiz — a business start-up competition with a final award of $10,000 — on Thursday, February 6th, in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium.
Marietta College’s Karson Snyder ’21 (Parkersburg, West Virginia) plans to revolutionize the way athletic recruiting services help high school students connect with colleges around the U.S.
The first round of the PioBiz competition, which focuses on Problem/Solution, is scheduled for 4:00-6:00 p.m., Thursday, October 17th, in The Gathering Place. Competitors will make a poster presentation and the Top 10 ideas win $50 to $140 each. Application deadline is Thursday, October 10th.
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.
Great ideas don’t always come from a great moment.
Rebekah Finn ’19 (Cincinnati, Ohio) didn’t come up with the concept for Providing Pawsable until after her freshman year at Marietta College when she was diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS).
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.
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.