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Idaho Entrepreneurs in Action

**This VIP is paused for Fall 2024**

What is the ambitious goal of this project?

Join us to experience entrepreneurship directly from entrepreneurs as well as evaluate and fund entrepreneurs.

Experience Gained

  • Evaluate entrepreneurial ventures
  • Track entrepreneurial successes (and failures)
  • Discover entrepreneurial experiences directly from entrepreneurs
  • If desired by the student, identify and design business opportunities for business pitch competitions
  • Methodologies used in the project: case studies, design thinking, fieldwork, market research, nonprofit management

Majors or Interests Needed

  • All majors welcome!

VIP Coach Information

Dr. Karen Nicholas is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management. You can reach her at

Course Information

VIPĀ  200, VIP 400 or VIP 500
Full semester course. Choose to enroll in 1 or 2 credits.
Fall 2022 meetings: TBD

Interested in joining this team?

For more information and to request a permission number to register contact Dr. Nicholas at OR complete this interest form and we will follow up with you. Check out this page for tips on contacting a professor.

To register, search by Subject: Vertically Integrated Projects, read the project description to find the right section of VIP 200, 400, or 500.

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