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Published: April 05, 2024

UT Announces Its Largest New Venture Expo to Date

The University of Tampa’s largest-ever New Venture Expo, featuring 74 presenting businesses, will take place on Friday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the John P. Lowth Entrepreneurship Center.

The University of Tampa’s largest-ever New Venture Expo, featuring 74 presenting businesses, will take place on Friday, April 12.

The New Venture Expo is a celebration of entrepreneurial spirit and innovation, offering an unparalleled opportunity for students, alumni, prospective students, volunteers and the community to engage with the vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem at UT. Attendees can look forward to seeing innovation across various sectors, pitch competitions and numerous cross-industry networking opportunities.

This year's event marks a significant expansion, with a record number of new business ventures. These include ventures from the Spartan Incubator, representing community businesses; undergraduate and graduate students from the Spartan Accelerator; Master of Science in Entrepreneurship students; and a selection of other student entrepreneurs.

The New Venture Expo not only showcases the University’s commitment to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship, but also highlights the diverse and dynamic talents within its community. The event promises to be a milestone in the entrepreneurial journey of both participants and attendees, underlining UT’s role in shaping the future of business and entrepreneurship.

The Lowth Entrepreneurship Center, part of the Sykes College of Business, is located on the eighth floor of the Daly Innovation and Collaboration Building at UT. The space is creatively designed to bring together prospective student entrepreneurs, educators and experienced executives to generate, define and develop entrepreneurial concepts.

For more information, contact Bert Seither, manager of operations of the John P. Lowth Entrepreneurship Center, at aseither@ut.edu.


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