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Weber States Community Education Center is located in Ogden, Utah. Photo credit: Nikki Dorber

Outside-the-box education

Claire Young November 29, 2021

For graduating Weber State University students, it may seem that their education is finished; however, that is not necessarily the case. Graduating students may choose to expand their education even further...

Wildcat MicroFund is expanding their outreach to Spanish-speakers to better help the underrepresented Hispanic community. Photo credit: Suazo Business Center

Wildcat MicroFund branches out to help Spanish-speaking community

Lissete Landaverde March 15, 2021

There will come a time in life where one needs help, especially with future business endeavors. The Wildcat MicroFund is here to provide that help to aspiring entrepreneurs. The Wildcat MicroFund is a...

Baking a dream in Finland

Baking a dream in Finland

Francisco Ruiz January 31, 2020

In 2016, a Finnish café wanted to sell pumpkin pie to its customers to celebrate Halloween. The café faced a big obstacle. Most Finnish people did not even know what pumpkin pie was or had any...

S. Dorian Chelaru, owner and president of Transoceanic, LLC, USA, speaks at Weber State University about the Multi-Million Tons Freshwater Transporter. (Robert Lewis / The Signpost)

A submersible solution to water shortages

Francisco Ruiz January 22, 2020

From 2011 to 2017, California experienced severe drought. The drought ravaged the state's agricultural industry, and residents watched their lawns die or opted to replace them with artificial turf.As urban...

Stephan Jacob, cofounder of Cotopaxi (Israel Campa / The Signpost)

Empowerment through Sustainable Action

Ashlynd Greenwood October 13, 2019

Stephan Jacob, the founder of Cotopaxi, visited Weber State University students on Oct. 8th. Jacob visited as a part of the Weber Entrepreneur Lecture Series. Cotopaxi was developed in 2014 after Jacob...


Business idea? Pitch it, profit

Alexa Nielson October 26, 2018

Starting businesses takes money; Weber State University’s Wildcat Seed Fund is here to help. The Wildcat Seed Fund is for budding entrepreneurs with early-stage concepts or ventures that need funding...

Outdoor recreation competition connects people to nature and to each other

Chris Nichols March 28, 2018

From an initial pool of 80 international submissions, 10 entrepreneurial hopefuls remained. Each group of presenters had spent months brainstorming ideas, developing products and working with mentors to...


Outdoor Weber offers $30,000 to think outside the box

Zac Watts February 9, 2018

Outdoor Weber, a competition organized by Weber State University’s Hall Global Entrepreneurship Center, has received over 100,000 site visits and over 80 submissions from all over the United States. Brandon...

$15.000 en juego en la competencia para iniciar una empresa

Jennica Willden March 28, 2017

El concurso Startup Weber para diseño de productos, organizado por Hall Global Entrepreneurship Center de Weber State University llevará a cabo el 8 de abril de 9:00 en la mañana a 5:00...

Dave Noack, director of the Entrepreneurship Program at WSU, speaks at the Pitch Contest at Fireplace Lounge. (Source?)

Opportunity Quest paves the way for young entrepreneurs

Kellie Plumhof January 27, 2016

Five teams made up of Weber State University students will compete in Opportunity Quest, a business pitch competition, on Jan. 29 for a chance at cash prizes to help fund their business plans. The...

Luis Tirado presenta su idea de negocio en el Pitch Contest que se llevo acabo en el Fireplace Lounge.

Oportunidad Quest anima a los jóvenes empresarios

Kellie Plumhof January 26, 2016

El 29 de enero, cinco equipos formados por estudiantes de Weber State competir√° en Oportunidad Quest, un concurso de lanzamiento de negocios, para una oportunidad de premios en efectivo para ayudar...

Start-up competition for WSU

March 30, 2015

Weber State University students can now start thinking of recreational business ideas to pitch at the Weber Start-up Business Competition for a chance at $10,000. The entrepreneurship program is throwing...

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