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Startup City Tulsa
So, you’ve been bitten by the entrepreneurial bug and are convinced your idea, concept or prototype will be the next big thing. If only you could get some expert guidance, financing and a network of like-minded advocates to help propel you to success, right? 
Well, be thankful you live in Tulsa. The city abounds with organizations geared to help would-be entrepreneurs develop their ideas and then launch the businesses of their dreams. In fact, Forbes Magazine named Tulsa its No. 1 place for young entrepreneurs. Today, there’s no excuse to toil away in your lonely silo, unaware of the many opportunities that are available in this city’s diverse entrepreneurial ecosystem.  read more
It was once a Ford dealership, the sputter of model T’s still echoing off the walls, now reborn into 36 Degrees North, a place where economic engines of the future are revving up.
“It’s a place where entrepreneurs, anyone who’s started a business, has a business, wants to grow it, they can come they can work on that business,” said executive director Dustin Curzon.
And here to help encourage that spirit of innovation… [read more]
TULSA, Okla. – The Tulsa StartUp Series named Lego Vacuum as the winner of the K-12 Student Live Pitch Series held March 23 at 36°North. Gabe Dougherty impressed the judges with his invention that allows for a quick and easy clean-up of small toy pieces scattered on the floor.
Gabe Dougherty of Lego Vacuum received a $2,500 cash prize to advance his business idea, a three-month membership to 36°North, a spot in the Venture Assessment Program at i2E and a mentor who will be available to meet with him weekly for at least three months. Lego Vacuum was one of six finalists in the K-12 Student Pitch Series to advance to the live pitch round. Other finalists were Broken B Feeders, Chef Club Box, Clip on Cleats, Community App, and Gone Fishin’.  [read more]