Createur Conference & Pitch Competition
April 15-16, 2024!
College students and Olivet alumni entered the pitch competition and gave their professional pitch and business ideas to Alumni venture capitalists who desire to foster the next generation of entrepreneurs. $10,500 was awarded to the winning presenters to help start or grow their business ideas. The event was held on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University, 1 University Ave., Bourbonnais, IL 60914.
The goal of the Createur Connect & Pitch Competition was to award thousands of dollars in capital to help students and alumni catalyze and grow their business.
- Sierra Harris | KMH Series $4,000
- Lextin Willis | CordPuck $3,000
- Faith Markley | Daisy Hill Fragrances $2,000
- Wade Frances | Godspeed Supplements $1,000
- RW Rienow | Tribal $500
Spark Sessions & Keynote
Attendees personalized the event by selecting from over 15 different spark sessions where they heard from proven entrepreneurs and industry leaders exploring the topics that interested them most. Students networked with their peers and business leaders during the evening dinner sessions with keynote speaker, Steve Green, president of Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.
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Pitch Competition Details
WHere Faith & Business Meet
The Createur Podcast is a dynamic and inspiring Christian entrepreneurship podcast that aims to empower young professionals to unleash their entrepreneurial potential. With a focus on innovation, growth and personal development, The Createur Podcast is dedicated to providing valuable content at the intersection of faith and business.
The podcast is hosted by Spencer James, undergraduate student, and Karli Byrd, graduate assistant. Anyone with a faith-driven entrepreneurial mindset can listen to it on all the major streaming platform. The first episode is available now with new episodes every week