AUGUST 2019
Q&A with 2019 I2E Love’s Entrepreneurs Cup Winners

AJF sat down in a fast-paced interview with recent Love’s Cup 2019 champions, ExBac.

We chatted about the ExBac Love’s Cup experience, the team’s future aspirations, and learned how a phone call to the Biology department turned a talented science student into an aspiring entrepreneur.

AJF: Congratulations on the big win! Could you describe the product you developed for the Love’s Cup? How did you come up with this idea?
L: “Ex-bac” is a medical grade gel surface hygienic for electronic devices. It is proven to kill harmful bacteria such as staph and E. coli as an innovative method of disinfecting medical equipment without damaging expensive electronics used by health care professionals.
AVIATION RECRUITMENT
OSHKOSH 2019
Ada joined Senator Jim Inhofe, the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission, Ardmore, Enid, Weatherford, and OG&E again at the EAA Spirit of Aviation conference to share why Oklahoma is a key location for aviation and aerospace companies to invest and grow jobs.
RECAP: Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC)
GCUC, short for the Global Coworking Unconference Conference is the largest coworking conference series in the world with over 400 in attendance. The acronym "GCUC" is pronounced “Juicy," and with good reason. The coworking industry is cutting edge and continuously changing, so to keep things juicy, GCUC conferences bring forward the latest trends and discussions in the coworking industry. Learn More About GCUC and Coworking!
HIGHLIGHTING RURAL STARTUP COMMUNITIES
Ada Entrepreneurial Summit 2019 Recap
The second annual Ada Entrepreneurial Summit was held in Ada, Oklahoma, on March 28-29, 2019. The theme of this year’s summit was “Building Rural Startup Ecosystems” with the goal to highlight and discuss the various challenges and advantages of rural startup communities. Learn More
Startup Ada Bootcamp
 6-week cohort-based program
designed to equip entrepreneurs with the education and resources needed to take their businesses from an idea stage to a pitch ready stage. More information coming soon!