About Us

What is the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization?

CEO has helped launch multiple student-run start-ups in the past 2 years. We provide members with support, knowledge, networking opportunities and accountability to insure the maximum amount of success in their business ventures. We enhance our meetings by bringing industry leaders to speak on relevant topics, exploring local resources, and learning how to implement cutting edge business concepts into our projects.

OUR NEXT MEETING IS AT 6:00PM ON TUESDAY MARCH 18th IN ROOM 3001 SCB (The new Seidman College of Business). As always, pizza and soda will be provided.

Feel free to join us, and bring a friend!

Why is what we do important?

Entrepreneurship and new venture creation are the keys to a healthy economy. In today’s world, the next generation of the best and brightest entrepreneurial minds are developing ideas on university and college campuses, and this is where CEO comes in.

What do we do?

The Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO) is the premier entrepreneurship organization at GVSU. We focus on active goal setting and accountability to empower students and community members who are serious about their business to go to the next level.

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Nothing motivates like a competition!

 

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Have an idea or want to join a start-up team? Register for the M West Challenge and attend the Kickoff Event.

Thursday, November 14

6:00 – 9:00 pm

Kendall College of Art and Design

Woodbridge N. Ferris Building, Room 217

The West Michigan Business Plan Competition brings entrepreneurial students from participating schools from West Michigan to compete for start up capital funding, and start a new venture. In addition to the $20,000 in cash prizes, students will have access to resources, mentors, educational workshops, and opportunities to network with angel and venture capital investors.

The Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization:

Entrepreneurship and new venture creation are the keys to a healthy economy. In today’s world, the next generation of the best and brightest entrepreneurial minds are developing ideas on university and college campuses, and this is where CEO comes in.

The Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ OrganizationSM (CEO) is the premier entrepreneurship network with chapters on over 240 university campuses across North America. With a diverse global network, CEO informs, supports and inspires college students to be entrepreneurial and seek opportunity through enterprise creation.

Partnerships:

CEI

The Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CEI) is our local advisory organization. CEI exists to champion and catalyze the vocation of entrepreneurship. To accomplish this mission, CEI practices two objectives: talent development and the support for businesses. CEI hosts The GVSU Business Plan Competition while also supporting additional collegiate competitions like the Idea Pitch CompetitionTo learn more about CEI, visit their website at: www.gvsu.edu/cei