Avery Green and Desi Taylor sitting on a bench outside Schneider Hall, home of the WMU Haworth College of Business.

Students honored for entrepreneurial innovation

Two WMU student entrepreneurs, Avery Green and Desi Taylor, were recognized for their original business ideas while participating in Starting Gate, the student business accelerator. 

Student standing with oversized check

WMU Pitch competition open to students

Students from across campus are invited to present their business pitches for cash prizes totaling $5,000 at the annual K.C. O’Shaughnessy Business Pitch Competition and Showcase, Friday, Feb. 15, at Western Michigan University. Aspiring entrepreneurs will develop a three-minute pitch about an innovative business idea for an audience of potential investors. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top finishers. This year’s competition also includes a high school division, with prizes totaling $500.