Entrepreneurship Scholars (E-Scholars) is an intensive, early-stage venture development program that provides entrepreneurs with knowledge, support and resources to launch scalable and sustainable ventures within a supportive community of peers and mentors.
The Regnier Institute Mentor’s Program provides entrepreneurs with connections, advice and support from experts as they develop their ideas, write business plans and launch new ventures.
UMKC Enactus brings together a diverse network of students, academic professionals and industry leaders around the shared mission of creating a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business.
First Tuesdays brings the community and students together to hear from, and network with, some of Kansas City’s most influential entrepreneurs.
The Entrepreneur of the Year Awards is an annual fall event that has been celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit by honoring entrepreneurs, innovators and creative accomplishments since 1985.
The Regnier Venture Creation Challenge is a business plan and pitch competition focused on new-venture concepts open to university students in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska and current Entrepreneurship Scholars.
The Side Hustle Challenge offers students a chance to showcase a side hustle they started to compete for prizes. Students create a social media story of no more than 2 minutes’ worth of content. This could be an Instagram Reel or TikTok-style video, a series of Instagram Stories or Instagram Carousel.