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Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute 2019

Posted on Friday, August 9th, 2019

Students from UNI, Iowa State, University of Iowa, Buena Vista, and Iowa Lakes Community College got together for the Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute which was held August 4-8th. At OEI, the students participate in entrepreneurial simulations and have the chance to network with fellow students and community members. The eight students who attended this year were Reagan Brown, Corey Behrens, Robert Sales, Samantha Schpanitz, Matt Zilley, Ryan Falk, Jessica Wise, and Jacob Smith. At this year's OEI, Robert Sales of Rob's Mini Donuts placed second in the elevator pitch completion and received $400. Regan Brown and her team took first place in the Red Universe while Ryan Falk and his team got first in the Blue Universe. 

UNI Team

Here is the group of students from UNI

Team with Kim Reynolds

The UNI Team with Govener Kim Reynolds

Reagan Brown

Reagan Brown and the Red Universe Winners

Ryan Falk

Ryan Falk and the Blue Universe first place winners

OEI students

OEI students hard at work