ATTENTION: The application for the 2017-18 season is now closed! Please consider applying to the 2018 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge. [Updated 12-3-2017]

Statewide Business Model Competition

Opportunity Quest (OQ) is a statewide business model competition. The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute hosts branch OQ competitions across the state at the University of Utah and partner universities. All participants are judged by industry experts on the quality of their submission. First-place teams receive cash and in-kind prizes and advance to the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge. Students participate by registering for the branch competition at their universities. Students participate by registering for the branch competition at their universities. 

 

U of Utah Top 10 Teams 2017-18

Here are the top 10 teams in the 2017-18 University of Utah Opportunity Quest competition (in alphabetical order):

  • Bruxit
  • Celebrate Every Day
  • CrowdsourcedSales
  • EZ Heme Medical
  • Foster the Children
  • KB Medical
  • LIT Outdoors
  • Shoulder Brace
  • Sono Shield
  • Weg’s Seasoning

2017-18 Timeline (U of U)

  • Application opens — Friday, Sept. 15, 2017
  • Application deadline — Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, noon
  • Online judging — Saturday, Dec. 2-Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017
  • Top 10 announced — Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, noon
  • Video submissions due from top 10 — Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, noon
  • Top 10 Mentor session — Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, 6-8 p.m.
  • PowerPoint presentations from Top 10 due — Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, noon
  • Top 10 judging event (lunch provided) — Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

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