Get the first look at some of the exciting student-led startups at CSU

What is the Venture RAMS: Business Showcase?

Join the Institute for Entrepreneurship for a fun night of networking, great food and to hear from some of the most exciting student startups being formed at Colorado State University!

Come to the Venture RAMS: Business Showcase, where you will get a first look at some of the exciting student-led startups at CSU. The event will kick off with happy hour networking and heavy appetizers. Meet our keynote Traci Lounsbury and hear her inspiring journey of how she grew Workplace ELEMENTS into one of the top startups in the state of Colorado, solving the growing demand for workspace interiors solutions that support a modern workforce. Then we will hear 10 minute pitches from seven CSU student venture finalists competing for a chance to win more than $3,000!

This event is free and open to the public. All we ask is that you RSVP so we can order enough food for you! If you have any questions, please contact

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Showcase Agenda

4:30 PM – Networking
5:00 PM – Welcome
5:05 PM – Keynote, Traci Lounsbury of workplaceELEMENTS
5:20 PM – 6:50 PM – Student Presentations

  • The seven finalists for the Business Showcase are:
    • FOCO Dough, College of Business
    • Metta Herbs, College of Liberal Arts
    • Mongolia Eco Adventure, Warner College of Natural Resources
    • Strong Mama, College of Business MBA
    • Bamboo Stories, College of Natural Sciences & College of Business
    • LEED the Way, Global Social Sustainable Enterprise MBA
    • UV Clean Disinfector, College of Natural Sciences

7:05 PM – Tally Scores 
7:15 PM – Announce Winners 
7:25 PM – Thank you & Close

Thank you to our sponsors!



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Design Collaborative, 2nd Floor
522 West Lake Street, Fort Collins