UO | Lundquist College of Business | Flipbooks

UO Business: The Magazine, Summer 2017

View the flipbook versions of the UO Business magazine and other publications from the UO Lundquist College of Business.

Issue link: http://uobusiness.uberflip.com/i/857950

Contents of this Issue

Navigation

Page 11 of 35

he just wa He kne w he ha d a good idea. PEAK CONCEPT S T U D E N T S Spencer Holton never planned on being an entrepreneur. In fact, his first exposure to the Lundquist College of Business was BA 101, which he added to his course schedule because "everyone in my dorm was taking it." A year later, he was sitting in instructor and entrepreneurship undergraduate program manager Kate Harmon's office describing his idea: an online logistics service for long-distance hikers to plan their entire trip, from route to permits to reliable resupply. A few months later, he entered his pitch for his first business plan competition, earned a spot in the Oregon Regional Acceleration and Innovation Network (RAIN) Eugene accelerator, and had some seed funding. B Y A NNEM A R I E K NEP P ER - S JOBL OM

Articles in this issue

view archives of UO | Lundquist College of Business | Flipbooks - UO Business: The Magazine, Summer 2017