Robert J. Trulaske Sr., College of Business, University of Missouri
Greg Maday interacts with students

Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation


The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is advancing entrepreneurship at Mizzou by promoting experiential learning and academic scholarship. The Center, housed in the Department of Management in the Trulaske College of Business, provides an academic home for entrepreneurial offerings and serve as a force multiplier for enhancing entrepreneurship activities underway at Mizzou and more broadly across the University of Missouri system. 


Upcoming Events

Idea Pitch Competition

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 5:30pm
Location: Cornell Hall

Do you have a business idea or new product? The CEI Idea Pitch Competition gives you 90 seconds to pitch your idea to judges. Take your idea to the next level, make business connections, and win cash; it just takes 90 seconds! No props, no PowerPoints, just ideas.

Deadline to apply is April 5th.

Open to all MU Students.

Idea Pitch Workshop

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: 205 Cornell Hall

Want some tips on how to pitch? Come practice and receive feedback at the pitch workshop. Students selected to pitch on April 10 are encouraged to attend. Open to all MU students.

For individual help, reach out via or see our MBA advisors on Wednesdays from 3-5 p.m. in 220 Cornell Hall.

Entrepreneurial Venture Coaching

Wednesdays, 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 220 Cornell Hall

Need help with you entrepreneurial idea? MBA Advisors are available to help. Open to all MU Students.