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Get Ready for the UCCS Lion’s Den Pitch Night – Fall 2017

The Lion’s Den Pitch Night Presented by EPIIC Thursday, November 16th  5:00 pm—7:00 pm Berger Hall at UCCS Join the El Pomar Institute for Innovation & Commercialization (EPIIC) and Peak Startup on Wednesday, April 19th, featuring six businesses pitching ventures and a lively panel of business-savvy judges. The top business pitch will win the 1st place prize of $1000. This event will be structured similarly to the popular ABC TV show Shark Tank™. Viewers have enjoyed this interesting format of the Read more…

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Get Ready for the Global Game Jam – January 20th through 22nd

The El Pomar Institute for Innovation and Commercialization (EPIIC) will again host the Annual UCCS Global Game Jam at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs January 20-22, 2017. Date: Jan 20-22 Place: UCCS Campus Cost: Free thanks to EPIIC, Register Now! What is the Global Game Jam? Global Game Jam (GGJ) is the premier annual game creation event that fosters the development of innovative game concepts and promotes international collaboration and teamwork. GGJ brings together thousands of game development enthusiasts Read more…

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Entrepreneurs Are You Ready for the Lion’s Den?

The Lion’s Den Pitch Night Presented by EPIIC Wednesday, April 19th  5:00 pm—7:00 pm Berger Hall at UCCS Join the El Pomar Institute for Innovation & Commercialization (EPIIC) and Peak Startup on Wednesday, April 19th, featuring six businesses pitching ventures, a lively panel of business-savvy judges, and interactive Q&A with audience members. The top business pitch will win the 1st place prize of $1000. This event will be structured similarly to the popular ABC TV show Shark Tank™. Viewers have Read more…

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Get Ready to Ignite Colorado Springs!

What if you were only given 5 minutes and 20 slides to make a point? Ignite Colorado Springs is a night of high-energy presentations. Speakers are community members who will teach, enlighten, or inspire – and they have exactly 5 minutes to do so. This is the third Ignite Colorado Springs event and it promises to be a night of high-energy ideas and insights of Colorado’s brightest, most creative, and most influential people. Check back with Read more…

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The EPIIC Mashup: Entrepreneurial Funding

Join us for   The EPIIC Mashup: Entrepreneurial Funding Thursday, September 1st 5:00 – 7:00 PM UCCS Campus, Berger Hall The EPIIC Mashup hosts notable speakers discussing different segments of a common theme. Our next event spotlight is entrepreneurial funding. Presenters for this event include: Speaker: John M. Bruck An Angel’s View of Regional Startup Ecosystems Mr. Bruck is an award-winning business leader, former corporate executive and angel investor from Cincinnati, Ohio.  He is currently an active member in Read more…

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Registration is Open for Ignite Colorado Springs Spring 2016!

What if you were only given 5 minutes and 20 slides to make a point? Ignite Colorado Springs is a night of high-energy presentations. Speakers are community members who will teach, enlighten, or inspire – and they have exactly 5 minutes to do so. This is the third Ignite Colorado Springs event and it promises to be a night of high-energy ideas and insights of Colorado’s brightest, most creative, and most influential people. Check back with Read more…

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UCCS Lion’s Den Pitch Night – Collegiate Night

UCCS Lion’s Den Pitch Night – Collegiate Night Thursday, March 31st 5:00 pm—7:00 pm Berger Hall at UCCS Join EPIIC for an event featuring five student team pitching ventures, a lively panel of business-savvy judges, and interactive Q&A with audience members. The top teams will win a $2000 in prizes. This event will be structured similarly to the popular ABC TV show Shark Tank™. Viewers have enjoyed the lively and interesting format of the show in which entrepreneurs present Read more…

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Get ready for Global Game Jam – January 29th through 31st

The El Pomar Institute for Innovation and Commercialization (EPIIC) will host the 3rd Annual UCCS Global Game Jam at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs January 29 – 31, 2016.   Date: Jan 29 – 31 Place: UCCS Campus Cost: Free thanks to EPIIC, Register Now! What is the Global Game Jam? Global Game Jam (GGJ) is the premier annual game creation event that fosters the development of innovative game concepts and promotes international collaboration and teamwork. GGJ brings together thousands of Read more…

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EPIIC Nights Speakers Series with Brett Trusko

EPIIC Nights Speakers Series with Brett Trusko Wednesday, August 26th UCCS, Berger Hall – 5:00pm Innovation: From Overexposed to Profession The term “Innovative” has been used to describe everything from phones to fruit, with little regard to the discipline needed to develop and sustain a successful innovation program. Accordingly, we find ourselves playing a game where the rules are poorly defined and success is measured in how frequently and quickly you fail. According to the US Read more…

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Get Ready to Ignite Colorado Springs!

What if you were only given 5 minutes and 20 slides to make a point? Ignite Colorado Springs is a night of high-energy presentations. Speakers are community members who will teach, enlighten, or inspire – and they have exactly 5 minutes to do so. This is the third Ignite Colorado Springs event and it promises to be a night of high-energy ideas and insights of Colorado’s brightest, most creative, and most influential people. Check back with Read more…