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Contact: Nick Barron
UMKC Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Supports National EntrepreneurshipWeek USA in Kansas CityUMKC’s Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (IEI),
of these programs and services are being showcased during EntrepreneurshipWeek
SIFE Teams Unite!
Feb. 27, 7-9 p.m.
Students in Free Enterprise and IEI host a
gathering of SIFE teams from within the
4747 Troost - A
Feb. 28 7:30 -9:30 a.m.
Open House at
An Education in
Feb. 28 3:30-5 p.m.
UMKC Bloch School, 5110 Cherry Street, Kansas City, Mo.
This event highlights the educational opportunities in entrepreneurship offered through IEI, including Boot Camp for undergraduates and graduate students, new undergraduate and graduate curriculum in entrepreneurship, and the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program.
These IEI events all
celebrate the first EntrepreneushipWeek USA, a project sponsored by The Ewing
Marion Kauffman Foundation, the New York
Times, Starbucks, Inc. magazine
and others nationwide to boost the nation’s awareness of the importance of
entrepreneurship. The goal is to create ongoing interest from individuals and
organizations that can help educate and encourage young people to fulfill their
potential as self-starters and entrepreneurs. Official events are being planned
in cities across the
The Institute for Entrepreneurship and
Innovation at the UMKC Henry W. Bloch School of Business and Public
Administration is a launching pad for developing new ideas, products,
businesses and talent for
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