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Center for Entrepreneurship

A fast-growing hub, our Center for Entrepreneurship brings together students, faculty, and alumni from our three schools, as well as industry partners and friends.  

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L&C Entrepreneurs and Innovators in the News

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    Football and baseball player Stein Retzlaff ’16, former football player Erich Roepke ’16, and their three business partners—Hunter Meece ’15, Kyle Roepke, and Trent Martin—were recently awarded an Incubator+Launch Seed Fund grant. They are now eligible for up to $20,000 to fund their venture.
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    Lewis & Clark Alumni, Parents and Students convened to enjoy delicious cuisine provided by Boke Bowl, a Portland based restaurant group founded by L&C alums, Patrick Fleming ’92, Brannon Riceci ’92, and Tim Parsons ’91.  The crowd heard from several speakers about their personal entrepreneurial journeys.
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    On November 6th, 2014, the Center for Entrepreneurship hosted a dinner with Marshall Kirkpatrick, CEO and co-founder of Little Bird.  Kirkpatrick discussed his journey that led him to create Little Bird, and how it happened through his passion for blogging.
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    Abigail Press B.A. ’12, an electronic musician, reflects on months spent recording and performing throughout Europe.
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    On September 23rd, 2014 the Center for Entrepreneurship at Lewis & Clark hosted Amber Case ’08, Board of Trustees member, and director of R&D at ESRI.  She shared her story, the valuable lessons she learned, and ended the talk with a Q/A with Michael Kaplan, the director of the Center.
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    CNN’s African Start-Up recently visited the new brick and mortar location of House of Tayo, an accessories brand founded by Matthew Rugamba B.A. ’13.