This year’s Winona Campus Elevator Pitch competition, hosted by the Kabara Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies, attracted 12 teams, pitching products and services that ranged from eco-friendly programs to patient-centered products.
Sign up for this year’s Kabara Elevator Pitch Competition and you could earn $500.
Current immigration policies could significantly harm the economy in the long term, according to Christine Beech, D.M., the Dr. Jon and Betty Kabara Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.
It’s not every day that you find students from Saint Mary’s University and Minnesota State College Southeast working together on a common goal. But over the past month, five students from Saint Mary’s and four students from MSC Southeast have been collaborating on the rapid innovation, planning, and launch of hypothetical products.
Combining a love for creating artwork with an entrepreneurial spirit wasn’t always part of the picture for Kody Michaels ’18. It wasn’t until he came to Saint Mary’s that he started putting his passions together and realizing that he could share his artistic talent and make a profit.