Rundown of Events for the Last Week in March

By Brendan Aguiar

We are getting ready for a commendable week here at the Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship. There will be many opportunities for students throughout the week from networking events to idea pitching competitions. Here is a brief description of what’s happening this week.


Today we have our weekly Entrepreneurship Club meeting at the OCE at 12pm. This club often features speakers who discuss the different aspects of creating business start-ups. Next week’s speaker will focus on presenting your ideas.TUESDAY 

On Tuesday we will have our weekly TED Talk Tuesdays. Stop by the OCE anywhere between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. for inspiration and free popcorn as we screen several different TED Talks conferences.


Wednesday is jam-packed starting with our weekly One Million Cups Event at 9 a.m. then the Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition Winner Announcement luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at the Joe Crowley Student Union. You can get free tickets for the event here. We will also have a Speed Mentorship Networking Event at 6 p.m. at the Basement. Complimentary beverages will be provided. Students and mentors sign up here.


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The 2016 NCET Awards will recognize the best and brightest technologists and technology companies in Reno. The ceremony will take place at the Atlantis Casino. Tickets can be purchased here.


This Friday will be busy for aspiring entrepreneurs.  Starting at 7:15 a.m. at Reno City Hall is the ASSESS LICENSE LAUNCH where presenters will discuss how to finance a business and alternative sources. Register here for the free event.

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E-Club will be having their Pack Pitch at the Innevation Center from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Do you have a good business concept? Each competitor will be given 2-4 minutes to pitch their idea to an audience and a panel judges to earn prizes. Any visuals needed to support your concept are recommended. Competing teams will be judged on innovation, market identification, competitive advantage, and financial feasibility.  Submit your idea here.  If you are interested in donating funds for the Pack Pitch winners donate here.


Ignite Reno will also be having it’s ongoing series of speedy presentations by lively and energetic personalities at 6:30 p.m. at 250 Lounge at the Freight House District. Get tickets here.

Brendan Aguiar is the Social Media Intern and the Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship he can be reached here on LinkedIn.