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Marketwire: UC College of Business Hosts Spirit of Enterprise Business Competition
Link Submitted: 2/22/2011 14:33:50

Budding entrepreneurs from universities across the nation will gather in Cincinnati to compete in the seventh annual Spirit of Enterprise Graduate Business Plan Competition on Thursday, Feb. 24 and Friday, Feb. 25.

University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Business Alum and Cincom Founder Thomas Nies, BBA '62, MBA '68, hosts the annual event at Cincom Systems, Inc. world headquarters located in Cincinnati, Ohio. An esteemed panel of bankers, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and business leaders provide feedback and networking opportunities for the student entrepreneurs. The most innovative and commercially viable plans will be rewarded with cash prizes totaling up to $20,000.

"We are very fortunate to have one of the outstanding entrepreneurial exemplars in the world right here in Cincinnati: Mr. Tom Nies," says Charles H. Matthews, executive director of the UC Center for Entrepreneurship. "It is altogether fitting that the next generation of entrepreneurs gather here at Cincom headquarters to share, learn, ideate and create the ventures of the future.