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OARS fills funding gap for entrepreneurs

November 18, 2014

The Oklahoma Applied Research Support program administered by OCAST and the national SBIR/STTR programs are great examples of early stage non-dilutive funding.

David Albert: GE Center a boon to entrepreneurship

November 17, 2014

“We’ve had this amazing growth in the last 20 years with the Oklahoma City energy business, and now that is acknowledged by General Electric, which is building its global R&D center right here,” says Dr. David Albert.

Startup Weekend a forum for digital entrepreneurship

November 11, 2014

By Paul Monies Copyright © 2014, The Oklahoma Publishing Company Entrepreneurs, digital developers and designers will come together at Oklahoma City’s Startup Weekend, one of several hundred happening around the world in coming weeks. The event will be from Friday […]

i2E’s startup funding helps fuel OK cities top rankings

November 11, 2014

Oklahoma City and Tulsa rank high on cities with climate for entrepreneurship by the Kiplinger financial service, and funding by i2E is cited as part of the reason for the favorable position.

New flight threat from electronic flight bags

November 11, 2014

A question posed to me a few weeks ago was about whether there continue to be increases in incidents of Lithium fires and failures on commercial aircraft. The simple answer to this is YES and we see no decline in these increases.

Innovation District in planning stages

November 10, 2014

After spurning commercial and retail development for three decades, a sharp reversal is about to take place in the 300-acre area sometimes known as the Oklahoma Health Center, or the Health Sciences District, or the OU Medical Center.

Business incubators still well-kept secret

November 5, 2014

Situated at Moore Norman Technology’s south Oklahoma City campus, the nonprofit Business Development Center incubator program offers local business below-market rate rents for office space.

POCC helps build profitable business models

November 4, 2014

The strategy behind the Proof of Concept Center is to help entrepreneurs find the right commercialization path and a scalable and profitable business model.

Well Checked takes home honor at Oil & Gas Awards

November 3, 2014

Well Checked systems honored as Mid-Continent Industry Supplier of the Year by the Oil & Gas Awards as Mid-Continent Industry Supplier of the Year

Entrepreneur recalls start in ’08 GovCup

November 2, 2014

As a middle schooler growing up in Norman, Blaine Stansel dreamed of some day running his own business. He wanted to be an entrepreneur.