Founded in 2008 by Al Napier and Al Danto, Rice EO provides a forum for networking, peer–to-peer roundtables, competitions, education and mentorship to Rice alumni and student entrepreneurs at all stages of their entrepreneurial life cycle. Join Rice Alumni and students to surround yourself with like-minded, fellow & future entrepreneurs. Members are seeking entrepreneurial education, business ideas, developing business plans, sourcing capital, running new or established businesses, or are looking to mentor others on their entrepreneurial journey.
The Rice Entrepreneurs Organization (Rice EO) provides networking, education and mentorship to alumni and student entrepreneurs at all stages of their entrepreneurial life cycle.
Value Proposition for the Rice EO
Rice EO provides a forum for Rice University students and alumni to surround themselves with like-minded, fellow & future entrepreneurs who are in various stages of their entrepreneurial life cycle. Members are seeking entrepreneurial education, business ideas, developing business plans, sourcing capital, running new or established businesses, or are looking to mentor others on their entrepreneurial journey. The Rice EO along with the university provides educational events, networking, a business plan competition and CEO Roundtables – all specifically with these members in mind.
About Rice EO
Every Entrepreneur faces unique challenges while developing and starting a business venture. These unique challenges continue once a venture is up and running. The entrepreneur moves through uncharted territory daily. Leveraging prior experiences of others has proven to be crucial for business survival in uncharted territory.
The Rice Entrepreneurs Organization will provide the systems, processes and social networks to bring together Alumni with real world experiences for the benefit of everyone involved. The Rice EO will follow the proven systems of the Young Presidents Organization, The Entrepreneurs Organization and other peer to peer groups that have created proven systems and processes to manage, grow, and network their business ventures.
Membership in Rice EO includes access to programming and networking opportunities that help Rice University alumni achieve their entrepreneurial goals.