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The SMU Cox Graduate Entrepreneurship Club, founded in 2000, is a student-led organization dedicated to promoting innovation within the SMU community. The Cox Graduate Entrepreneurship club fosters opportunities for student club members to achieve their goals of starting and launching a viable business, exploring venture capital interest, supporting a startup, or inspiring entrepreneurial thinking. The Cox Graduate Entrepreneurship club provides members with resources, hands-on support from the SMU entrepreneurship community, mentorship, and support from the Dallas startup community.

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Startup Launch Competition

Day(s) : Hour(s) : Minute(s) : Second(s) Startup Launch Competition On behalf of the Cox Graduate Entrepreneurship Club (CGEC), we are excited to announce that the CGEC will host its 24th Annual SMU Start-Up Launch Competition (formerly known as the Business Plan...

Announcing the 2023 BAP finalists!

On behalf of the Cox Graduate Entrepreneurship Club, we are proud to announce the following start-ups have been selected to advance to the Finalist Round to compete in the SMU Startup Launch Competiton, Friday March 31, 2023 along with an invitation to the...

Elevator Pitch Competition

Elevator Pitch Competition This week, semi-finalists of the SMU Business Accelerator Program will deliver 90-second elevator pitches to compete for up to $12,000 in cash and in-kind donations. Day(s) : Hour(s) : Minute(s) : Second(s) Winners of the Elevator Pitch...

Announcing the 2022-2023 Business Accelerator Program Semi- Finalists!

  The Cox Graduate Entrepreneurship Club is excited to announce the Semi-Finalists for the 2022-2023  SMU Business Accelerator Program. We look forward to seeing the work each team and founders will bring to this program.  Congratulations!   Andrew Traeger|...

Startup Launch Competition

Startup Launch Competition

Attend Moderator Judges Finalists Mentors Sponsors Startup Launch Competition This week the Cox Graduate Entrepreneurship Club will be hosting the SMU Startup Launch Competition on Friday, March 25th, 2022, from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm. 10 finalists from the SMU...

2022 SMU Startup Launch Competition Finalists!

The Cox Graduate Entrepreneurship Club is excited to announce the Finalists for the 2022 SMU Startup Launch Competition Finalists We look forward to seeing the work each team and founders will bring to this program. Congratulations! Adam Siepker | OrcaChat, LLC | SMU...

Congratulations to the 2021 Elevator Pitch Competition contestants!

Congratulations to the 2021 Elevator Pitch Competition contestants!

Finalists Adam Siepker - OrcaChat, LLC We help e-commerce brands increase their website conversation rate. We do this by allowing the brand’s online shoppers to chat in real-time with existing customers who own the product. Irewole Akande - City Health Tech Inc...

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