OU alumni named fellows for inaugural Venture for America class
The nonprofit organization was founded to direct talented college graduates toward entrepreneurship.Published: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 By: Staff Reports Source: The Oklahoman
Scott Lowe, a native of Muskogee and alumnus of OU's Center for Creation of Economic Wealth (CCEW), didn't expect to graduate from OU and be working for a startup in Detroit.
The same is true for Barry Conrad, another Center for Creation of Economic Wealth alum who is helping forge an entrepreneurial ecosystem in downtown Las Vegas.
The center pairs students at OU with private-sector mentors and university researchers in Oklahoma to advance early stage university technologies. So how did these twenty-something entrepreneurs get from Norman to where they are today?