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This is the Dow Entrepreneurship Institute

  • Stimulates creation of new business ventures, serves as a resource for business innovation research activities, and promotes experiential opportunities for student entrepreneurs.
  • The Dow Entrepreneurship Institute at SVSU is funded by the Herbert H. & Grace A. Dow Foundation and by PNC Bank.


Upcoming Events: 

The Dow Entrepreneurship Institute
Scott L. Carmona College of Business & Management


Student Elevator Pitch Competition 2018

Elevator Pitch Graphic

Do you think you have an incredible business idea? Come and present your "Elevator Pitch" in front of a panel of judges for your chance at a cash prize and exposure for your business idea!

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
6-8:30 p.m.
Curtiss Hall Banquet Room A
Saginaw Valley State University

Click HERE to register.

Email David Bell at if you have any questions and to start prepping!


BlueWater Angels 10th Anniversary Celebration

Presented by BlueWater Angels Network and the Dow Entrepreneurship Institute

Friday, November 30, 2018
6-10 p.m.
Curtiss Hall Banquet Rooms
Saginaw Valley State University

Please join us as we celebrate the network of service providers creating a vital ecosystem for regional growth and prosperity, recognize those who have made unique contributions to the region's support network, introduce and showcase some of the most exciting new tech companies making the region their home, and network with the region's investors, angels, support and professional service providers.

$500/table (8 people) or $65 per person
To register, contact Judy Morrison at (989) 771-1007 OR
go to


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