Tag: Ideabounce

Got an idea for a business? Bounce it off some experts at the monthly IdeaBounce®, sponsored by the Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. Watch this video to see what happens at these events that are free and open to the public.

This month’s IdeaBounce® is at 6 p.m.,Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Art Media Institute at 858 Hodiamont Ave, 63112, just north of the Loop and a 5-minute walk from the Delmar MetroLink Station.  There is ample FREE PARKING on Hodiamont.  Look for the green, blue, and red balloons!  Register to attend at ideabounce.com and the Skandalaris Center will send you a reminder with directions to the Art Media Institute.

IdeaBounce® takes place every 3rd Thursday of the month at different locations on and off campus. Judges at this month’s event include:
·         Thomas Adams, Missouri Foundation for Health, Program Officer,
·         Reshma Chamberlain, Muzio
·         Francis Creighton, Pulse Therapeutics
·         Cathy Dunkin, Standing Partnership
·         Paul Heirendt, Art Media Institute

Prior to the IdeaBounce®, at 3:30, there will be a “Skills Session” presentation on “Market Research,” by Mindy Jeffries, President/CEO of Stealth Creative. Mindy will help answer questions including:  Is there a customer need for my idea? How do I get customers involved in product design? Who is my competition?
Mindy’s session will finish at 5:30, and after a short break the IdeaBounce® will start at 6PM.  You are welcome to attend the Skills Session, the IdeaBounce®, or both.

Bounce your idea for the next big thing off a panel of judges or listen to other aspiring entrepreneurs Thursday, July 25 at the summer Ideabounce® sponsored by the Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. The event will be held in Steinberg Auditorium in the Sam Fox School on the Danforth Campus at 5 p.m.

If you are not registered to bounce an idea, there will be an “open mic” portion that is open to all attending even if your have not posted your idea to ideabounce.com.  The reception will feature delicious premium FroYo frozen yogurt, thanks to one of our judges, Jason Jan.

Judges on Thursday evening include:

• Betsy Cohen, St. Louis Mosaic Project: Immigration, Innovation: at St. Louis County Economic Council/World Trade Center, http://www.worldtradecenter-stl.com or www.linkedin.com/in/betsyhcohen

• Jason Jan, Owner, Froyo, www.Froyoyogurt.com or www.linkedin.com/pub/jason-jan/19/423/a32

Amir Kurtovic, formerly of the St Louis Business Journal, recently joined Common Ground Public Relations http://www.commongroundpr.com/ or www.linkedin.com/pub/amir-kurtovic/4/7b8/691/

• Paul Heirendt, co-founder, Art Media Institute and co-organizer, 1 Million Cups St Louis, http://artmediainstitute.org or http://www.linkedin.com/pub/paul-heirendt/1/1b5/3b4

Register to attend at http://ideabounce.com/ and the Skandalaris team will send directions and a parking permit.  Steinberg Hall is located at the corner of Forsyth and Skinker.

P.S. Forsyth is now open to through traffic!

Photo credit: Flickr @Doug88888