OCE Entrepreneurship Blog

The Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship (OCE) is launching this blog series in order to obtain valuable insights from individuals and entities within the entrepreneurship ecosystem, and to enhance communications with and between our stakeholders, supporters, and partners.

We extend an invitation to anyone interested in submitting content for this blog to please reach out to the OCE with proposed content.  We are especially interested in topics related to: a) entrepreneurship education, b) startup and early growth success stories, c) specific business launch and/or growth challenges and how they were overcome, d) resources and opportunities available to entrepreneurs, e) startup team-building and f) any other topics that may be of interest to entrepreneurship students, educators, supporters, and/or practitioners.

Latest Blog Posts

January 4, 2021 | Tenth Year - Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition

The College of Business and Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship are about to begin the tenth Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition during Spring semester 2021.  A generous gift from Rick and Susan Sontag funded the endowment that provides the $50,000 annual award to the winning student team.  This award has played a significant role in encouraging UNR students interested in developing and pitching business concepts, often leading to the launch of new businesses.

Tenth Year - Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition Blog Post

November 30, 2020 | International Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium 2021

On March 8, 2021, the Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship, in conjunction with the College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno and a number of programs and entities within the University and the Nevada community, will host the International Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium 2021 (#IWES2021).  This will be the third annual IWES event and the first time the conference will be entirely virtual.  The event occurs in conjunction with the global celebration of International Women's Day.

International Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium 2021 Blog Post