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Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization

C.E.O. strives to give students the knowledge, resources, and confidence to start their own businesses by providing students with guest speakers, networking events, and giving students the opportunity to participate in hands-on entrepreneurial events.


C.E.O provides the opportunity for students to learn about and get involved in all of the aspects of entrepreneurship. Members will learn from veteran entrepreneurs and their first hand experiences about the benefits of entrepreneurship. The club regularly holds bi-weekly guest speaker events for its members and guests on Wednesday evenings. 

90 Second Elevator Pitch Contest

The Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization (CEO) holds an annual competition for students to pitch their business concepts to UW Oshkosh alumni. Student businesses can vary from a concept that has been recently developed to an operating business in need of capital. A Grand Prize of $1,000 is awarded each year by the club. Along with the prize money CEO invites local investors to attend as well in hopes of great student businesses being awarded more funding.

Mission Statement

To raise awareness and interest in entrepreneurship and give students the knowledge, resources and ability to start their own business.


For every student to know what entrepreneurship is and offer them the resources to launch their own ideas.

Join CEO


Join the CEO Board!

CEO Board Member Application 

Do you want to be a part of one of the fastest growing organizations and learn how to make an impact on the UW Oshkosh campus?! If so, join the CEO Board by applying at the link below and receive the opportunity of a lifetime!

Benefits of CEO:

  • Be an exclusive member of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization.
  • Invitation to attend the CEO National Conference
  • Access to the Official CEO Room (Sage 2621).
  • Invitation to attend the End of Year Banquet/Awards Ceremony.
  • Learn the “Behind the Scenes” Process.
  • Opportunity for Quick Advancement!

Upcoming Events

February 26 Business Model Contest in Sage Hall 1214 6PM-7PM

Watch 10 peers pitch their business idea 'Shark Tank' style in front of a panel of 5 judges to compete for $17,500 in prize money and a trip to Florida!

March 4 Young Entrepreneur Panel in Sage Hall 1232 6PM-7PM

March 18 Club Meeting Featuring Curt Campbell in Sage Hall 1216 6PM-7PM

"In 2003 Curt and Amy Jo Campbell launched the first Olive Oil Bar® store in America from a tiny storefront in unincorporated Fish Creek Wisconsin." Hear how Curt has since expanded his business and about his time on the television show Shark Tank. To learn more about the Oilerie check them out here!

April 8 Club Meeting- Kevin Lyons-Tarr in Sage 1232 6PM-7PM

Hear how Kevin has been changing the business of promotional marketing with 4Imprint since 1987! Check them out here!

April 22 Club Meeting- Russ Klisch in Sage 1232 6PM-7PM

Listen to how sibling rivalry and a passion for fine beer started one of downtown Milwaukee's greatest tours. To learn more about their story click here!

Learn More

To stay up to date with CEO please visit our web page on Titan Link. You will find information on upcoming events along with additional information on the club.

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