More than 30 University of Tampa students and community members will showcase their startup business concepts at this year’s New Venture Exposition on Friday, April 22.
The exposition will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at The University of Tampa’s Lowth Entrepreneurship Center, which is part of the Sykes College of Business. The event is free and open to the public. The Lowth Center is located on the eighth floor of the Daly Innovation and Collaboration Building on the UT campus.
The New Venture Exposition is the culmination of work of center students and program participants. Graduate students in the M.S. in Entrepreneurship program, as well as senior undergraduate students majoring in entrepreneurship, will present business concepts that began development at the start of the 2021-2022 academic year. They will compete alongside Spartan Incubator and Accelerator program participants, many of whom have already committed hundreds of hours to their new ventures.
Cash prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place in two categories: students (graduate and undergraduate) and Accelerator/Incubator participants. Winners will be selected by a panel of UT alumni judges.
This annual event educates students and the community about opportunities the Lowth Center provides and enhances students’ ability to achieve their professional goals. It also provides employers access to qualified candidates to meet their recruitment needs.