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Creative Oklahoma Announces Selection of Six New Entrepreneurs for the OKEMP Mentoring Program

July 15, 2020
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OKLAHOMA CITY (July 15th, 2020) —  Creative Oklahoma is delighted to announce OKEMP’s successful exit from its pilot stage and the addition of six dynamic and industry-pushing entrepreneurs to its mentoring program. The Oklahoma Entrepreneur Mentoring Program (OKEMP) is licensed from and modeled after the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Venture Mentoring Service (MIT VMS).OKEMP is a non-profit…

Creative Oklahoma Opens Entrepreneur Mentoring Program For Second Round of Participants

June 9, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (June 9th, 2020) —  Entrepreneurs throughout the Oklahoma City Metro area may now apply for the Oklahoma Entrepreneur Mentoring Program (OKEMP), an initiative of Creative Oklahoma.  The program, launched last year, provides entrepreneurs who are accepted with a long-term team of seasoned mentoring executives who help them with advice across a broad range…

Top US firm to offer small business help; Girls get goodie bags from Creative Oklahoma

April 20, 2020

Where Creativity is Shared Through a Can Worried about what art supplies the students of nonprofit The Oklahoma City Girls Art School would have at home during this time of “staying in place,” long-time Creative Oklahoma board member Doug Sorocco (Dunlap Codding) set out to make sure it wasn’t nothing.  With him leading the charge, Creative Oklahoma gathered up bags…

Creative Oklahoma’s 2020 Oklahoma Creativity Ambassadors Gala Postponed

March 13, 2020

In light of growing concerns about the containment of COVID-19, Creative Oklahoma has determined it would be prudent at this time to postpone the 2020 Oklahoma Creativity Ambassadors Gala that was scheduled for April 6th in just a few weeks. We will monitor the situation and based on conditions, we will reschedule! In the meantime, we will use this extra…

Entrepreneurs, You’ve Got Less Than 24h to Apply to Rise of the Rest!

February 24, 2020

Revolution’s Rise of the Rest is a nationwide effort to invest in and work closely with entrepreneurs in emerging startup ecosystems.  You have less than 24 hours left to apply to pitch Steve Case and the Revolution team for a $100,000 investment. This is your final chance! Your application is due today, Monday, February 24 at midnight ET. Don’t…

GET YOUR TICKET! Phil Gilbert, GM of Design from IBM is coming to OKC! February 18, 2020

February 10, 2020

PresentsPHIL GILBERTGM of Design – IBM Tuesday February 18th 2020 IBM is flipping traditional tech product development on its head with an unprecedented culture change that spans 387,000 employees and 170 countries. Hear why, and how their customers are loving it, from the man who’s making it happen: Phil Gilbert, General Manager of Design at IBM! …

YOU Are the Lifeblood!

December 20, 2019

You get the importance of Creative Oklahoma’s mission – advancing the development of a vibrant, creative and innovation-based economy to make Oklahoma a place where our entrepreneurs, innovators and game-changers want to grow and thrive! But we can’t do it alone. We rely on people like you that understand and want to keep this critical work continuing. Will you help us by donating now? In 2019,…

Haven’t Made Plans For Global Entrepreneurship Week Yet?! Don’t Worry, We’ve Got You Covered! 🔥

November 13, 2019

Oklahoma offers a variety of events during Global Entrepreneurship Week During one week each November, thousands of partners across the United States hold events and competitions to celebrate and support local entrepreneurs. SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16 2019 BlackTech Weekend Saturday, Nov 16 @ 10am – 6pm at 36 Degrees North – TULSAFeatured in Black Enterprise, Forbes, Huffington Post Entrepreneur…

Creative Oklahoma Announces FY20 New Chairman and Five New Board Members

August 22, 2019
Robyn Elliot, Chairman FY20 Creative Oklahoma

Creative Oklahoma elected Robyn Elliott, Cabinet Secretary for the Department of Communications and Community Development at The Chickasaw Nation as its new board chairman for FY20. “It’s great to have Robyn coming in as board chair at this particular time because, after being in existence for 12 years, we are now at a time where…

Creative Oklahoma Helping Startups in its MIT-Backed Mentoring Program

August 12, 2019
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Article from Velocity – Greater Oklahoma City Chamber (JULY 30, 2019) Anyone’s who’s done it can tell you – launching and growing a successful business from the seed of an idea is not for the faint of heart. It’s hard. It’s stressful. And it’s lonely a lot of the times. Yet, the ability of the…

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