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EPIIC Nights Speaker Series with Author T.J. Stiles

EPIIC Nights Speakers Series with Pulitzer Prize Winning Author T.J. Stiles Tuesday, March 10th UCCS, The Lodge – 5:00pm Can Innovation Survive Success? Sustaining the Individual Spark of Innovation. Drawing from his look at American history, author T.J. Stiles will discuss how innovation most often comes from individuals who challenge conventional wisdom—and how the large companies arising from successful innovation tend to squash those iconoclastic voices. Often the most important innovations are not technological, but Read more…

By Rhea Phaneuf, ago
Business Plan Competition

EPIIC will host the 2015 Global Game Jam at UCCS

The El Pomar Institute for Innovation and Commercialization (EPIIC) will host the UCCS Global Game Jam at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs in January 2015.   Date: Jan 23, 2014 – Jan 25, 2015 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 Read more…

By Rhea Phaneuf, ago
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EPIIC Nights presents Ted Sundquist

An Evening with Ted Sundquist Tuesday, November 11th UCCS, Berger Hall 5:00PM Ted Sundquist was educated at the U.S. Air Force Academy. He played and coached football for the Academy, served as a flight commander in Germany, and went on to become General Manager of the Denver Broncos. In other words, Sundquist has spent his entire adult life building powerful, effective teams that get things done. In his book, Taking Your Team to the Top, Read more…

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Entrepreneurs Battle it Out at the Lion’s Den Pitch Night Event!

The Lion’s Den Pitch Night Tuesday, October 27th 5:00 pm—7:00 pm Berger Hall at UCCS   Join EPIIC on Tuesday, October 27th for an event featuring six team pitching ventures, a lively panel of business-savvy judges, and interactive Q&A with audience members. The top team will win a $1000 prize. 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 Read more…

By Rhea Phaneuf, ago
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Entrepreneurs are you ready for the Lion’s Den?

The Lion’s Den Pitch Night Presented by EPIIC and Peak Startup Friday, October 24th  5:00 pm—7:00 pm The Lodge at UCCS   Join UCCS El Pomar Institute for Innovation & Commercialization (EPIIC) and Peak Startup for a co-sponsored event on Friday, October 24th, 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 prize of up to $1500. The joint event will Read more…

By Rhea Phaneuf, ago
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Get ready to Ignite Colorado Springs with Innovation!

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. Speakers at the fall Read more…

By Rhea Phaneuf, ago
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EPIIC Nights Speaker Series with Vance Brown, Founder and CEO of Cherwell Software

Vance currently is co-founder and CEO of Cherwell Software (www.cherwell.com), a company that only started selling a product in 2007 but already is rated in its market segment by industry analysts above such companies as IBM, HP, and CA. Currently employing over 150 people, Cherwell has been profitable every year since 2008 and has grown, on average, over 100% each year. Cherwell’s customer base includes such organizations as Fed-Ex, Corning, TV Guide, The Weather Channel, Read more…

By Rhea Phaneuf, ago
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The 2014 UCCS Sports/Outdoors Business Plan Competition

Welcome to the 2014 UCCS Sports/Outdoors Business Plan Competition! This competition is open to students teams (graduate or undergraduate) that are developing ventures in the sports/outdoors industries.  The finals for this competition will be held on Thursday, April 24 and Friday April 25, 2014.  Winners will be announced at an awards banquet on Friday evening, April 25.  All of the events will be held on the University of Colorado Colorado Springs campus.  All competition team Read more…

By Rhea Phaneuf, ago
Events

Ready for the UCCS Global Game Jam?

The El Pomar Institute for Innovation and Commercialization (EPIIC) will host the UCCS Global Game Jam at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs in January 2014. Date: Jan 24, 2014 – Jan 26, 2014 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 Read more…

By Rhea Phaneuf, ago