February 2015   

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Upcoming Events
Feb. 20

Feb. 27

March 11-April 29
Wichita Ice House
In the News

The WSU Ventures newsletter is a monthly communication that will bring you information on university technologies and resources for innovators. wsuventures.org
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Wichita ranks 3rd in nation in advanced industries

Wichita ranked third in the nation among the top 100 metro areas for its concentration of jobs in advanced industries, behind only high-tech hubs San Jose, Calif., and Seattle, according to a new study. Read more...
SBA Announces Expansion of American Supplier Initiative with Matchmaking Events to be held throughout 2015
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Small Business Administration will expand the American Supplier Initiative with matchmaking events that will be held throughout 2015.  Read more...
Encourage students to compete in 2015 Shocker New Venture Competition
Please encourage students to compete in the Shocker New Venture Competition, hosted by the Center for Entrepreneurship, for an opportunity to compete for more than $30,000 in prizes. The deadline is Friday, Feb. 27. The competition hopes to inspire students to put entrepreneurial principles into practice -- to spark an idea, develop a plan, pitch to investors and launch a new venture. Read more...
Business Booster Series presents "Happiness Matters: Creating a Culture for Business to Thrive"

Presented by: Todd Ramsey, chief strategist of ApplesAndArrows 

Friday, Feb. 20th at 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

Devlin Hall 010

For more information contact Wendy Veatch, Director of Outreach Programming, Center for Entrepreneurship 

Phone: 316-978-5219

A Beginner's Guide to SBIR
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs offer federal government dollars to entrepreneurs, qualified small businesses, and researchers at institutions to fund innovative ideas - with no repayment required. This introductory workshop will show you how these programs work, how to search for solicitations and topics, and how to improve your chances with early stage activities.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 25, 1-3 p.m.
  • WSU Hughes Metro Complex, Oliver and 29th
  • Cost: $20