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WiE – Women in Entrepreneurship

Information Session

Join Boise State’s newest club, the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO), to learn how to start a business and pursue your entrepreneurial goals.

When you join as a member, you will have opportunities to enter entrepreneurship competitions and have a chance to travel and win prizes.

All Boise State students are welcome to join!  No prior business experience is required.

When: Tuesday Feb. 1 at 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m

Where: Micron Business and Economics Building, Jackson Commons

Look for the table with snacks, and assistant professor Karen Nicholas, Ph.D.,  who will answer any questions.

In the meantime, check out the CEO website to learn more or Sign-up as a member now

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Past Events

“She Started It” is a documentary on women tech founders. Shot in Silicon Valley, New York, Paris, and Vietnam; it follows five young women -Thuy, Brienne, Stacey, Agathe & Sheena – on their startup success journey. Women role models also give perspective on the issues of female entrepreneurship in tech.

Speakers:

Nora Poggi
Nora Poggi, journalist/filmmaker, director of “She Started It”

Live Session was held on: March 10, 2021

Talking to Investors

In this session Denise, Meg and Karen discussed how to seek out, approach and speak with investors.

Speakers:

Denise Dunlap
Denise Dunlap, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Loon Creek Capital and Sage Growth Capital
Meg Carlson
Meg Carlson, Founder, Uproar and Generate Growth
Karen Appelgren
Karen Appelgren, Business Retention and Expansion Program Manager, Idaho Department of Commerce

Live Session was held on: February 25, 2021

Creating a Successful Team and Taking Your Product to Market

In our fourth session Jenny, Maggie, and Doreen discussed what goes into creating your dream team and taking your product to market.

Speakers:

jenny hemly
Jenny Hemly, Relationship Management Professional, Idaho Department of Commerce
Maggie Hyde
Maggie Hyde, Special Projects Manager, Alturas
doreen marr
Doreen Marr, Founder, Elie Promos

Live Session was held on: January 27, 2021

Giving Your Customers Exactly What They Want

In this session, Liza, Sylvia, and Amber discussed how they used customer-driven business strategies to meet consumer demands.

Speakers:

Sylvia Hampel
Sylvia Hampel, Founder & CEO, Clearview Cleaning
Liza Roeser
Liza Roeser, CEO, FiftyFlowers
Amber Titcomb
Amber Titcomb, Better Earth Real Estate

Live Session was held on: November 17, 2020

Understanding How to Navigate the Market

So you have your idea, now what? Listen as Kate Leadbetter reveals her journey in navigating the market space and choosing the right segment for her ventures.

Speaker:

Kate Leadbetter
Kate Leadbetter, Co-Founder, Meriwether Cider

Live Session was held on: October 28, 2020

How to Transform Your Idea into a Successful Business

The Co-Founder of Saalt, CEO and Co-Founder of Red Aspen, and Founder of Create Common Good discuss how they were inspired to create change in the world with their ideas and how you can too.

Speakers:

Cherie Hoeger
Cherie Hoeger, CEO and Co-Founder of SAALT
Jesse McKinney
Jesse McKinney, CEO of Red Aspen
Tara Russell
Tara Russell, Founder of Create Common Good

Live Session was held on: September 29, 2020

Giveaways and Prizes

WiE - women in entrepreneurship

Webinar attendees are eligible to receive a free copy of  “Get Hired! Grow. Lead. Live.” by Hal Eastman.

Contact us for your free copy

Our Aim

Women in Entrepreneurship has been created to help women entrepreneurs network, learn, and grow. We plan to accomplish this through a series of live-stream webinars that will educate, provide networking opportunities, and attract students and community members alike to entrepreneurship.

Each webinar will include local, successful entrepreneurs from varying backgrounds who will discuss aspects of entrepreneurship from initial development to speaking with investors.

All Are Welcome

While our events focus on Women in Entrepreneurship, we welcome all genders and gender identities. If you’re interested in any element of entrepreneurship, come and join us. We welcome students, faculty, community members — ALL!