Center for Entrepreneurshiphis Center for Entrepreneurship is a leading entrepreneurship program, ranked 6th in nation by Princeton Review, in the top 10 for over 5 years.
The Center for Entrepreneurship immerses students in the entrepreneurial experience. From all-expenses-paid trips (Austin, San Francisco, China, and Costa Rica), all the way to the classroom experience led by successful entrepreneurs, students are given all of the tools they need to be successful on their entrepreneurial journey.
Center for the Creation of Economic WealthWe believe in the excellence of Oklahoma and our ability to transform the world by inspiring people to realize their ideas and ambitions.
We create wealth by building an environment that advances ideas, people, and businesses.
We act as a nexus of entrepreneurial activity by providing immersive learning experiences, collaborative spaces, and high-impact programming.
I2E Innovation to Enterprisei2E, Inc. is a nationally recognized private not-for-profit corporation focused on growing innovative small businesses in Oklahoma and making a positive impact on the state’s economy.
REI - OklahomaREI Oklahoma has focused on cultivating an environment conducive to economic growth and job creation for more than three decades. With offices throughout Oklahoma, we work closely with lenders statewide to help businesses thrive by zeroing in on relationship-building and person-to-person outreach, helping entrepreneurs navigate through business resources and REI Business Lending programs.
Consumer Expenditure Surveyhe Consumer Expenditure Surveys (CE) program provides data on expenditures, income, and demographic characteristics of consumers in the United States. The CE program provides these data in tables, LABSTAT database, news releases, reports, and public use microdata files.
Angel PadAngelPad is an intensive mentorship program founded by ex-Googler Thomas Korte to help startups build better products, raise the funding they need to succeed and ultimately grow more successful businesses.
National Business Incubation AssociationThe National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) is the world’s leading organization advancing business incubation and entrepreneurship. Each year, it provides thousands of professionals with information, education, advocacy and networking resources to bring excellence to the process of assisting early-stage companies. An elected, voting board of directors representing the world's leading incubators governs the association.
Tech StarsFounded in 2006, TechStars is one of the country's most prestigious incubators. Its four locations in Boston, Boulder, New York City, and Seattle, host 10 teams for three months of the year on rotation, funding each team member between $6,000 and $18,000. More than 600 teams applied last year, making TechStars one of the country's most competitive incubators. TechStars focuses on technology companies with transnational appeal, and requires a 6 percent equity stake in any new companies that are funded. Each program ends with a pitch event with venture capitalists and other investors.
Y combinatorTwice a year we invest a small amount of money ($120k) in a large number of startups (most recently 68).