Welcome Entrepreneurs of Spring 2016. 

Canyon Angel Due Diligence Teams - Meetings Wed at 11:15 in Room 57-125, starting Jan 6th! 

Shark Tank start February 4th, March 3rd, April 7th 5pm-6:00 CCOB-Lecture Hall


2016 Canyon Challenge will be April 13th 6pm - First Submissions by Feb 17th!  $15,000+ awarded last year.

Ways to get involved:

  1. Pitch your idea at our monthly GCU Angel Shark Tank
  2. Work with other entrepreneurs to help them develop their businesses.
  3. Join Real Canyon Angel Investors research teams and help Real Investors decide where to put their money! 
    1. Weekly meetings required Wed 11am room 57-125


A Special Thanks to our Sponsors:

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Internships with Entrepreneurs: Seed Spot

Each Friday the seed spot office on Thomas and Central (7th floor) has "Venture Friday with presentations from 12 of their exciting new Entrepreneurs that you might be able to work with.  All are welcome but there are limted spots so you must RSVP with

The New IDEA LAB is Open! 57-125

makerbot z18.pngWe now have a large 3D printer from Makerbot, If you have an idea that you want to create this is your chance to submit your idea. All students, faculty and staff are invited to test their creativity and innovation skills. You can download free software to create your own design at . Once your deisgn is ready then submit the file/image to with a description and why you want to build it and IDEA will select those ideas with the most community impact based on availablity. (printing is not fast and is best for prototypes, not mass production).

We want to help you make your purpose real!  Come be a part of the New GCU Maker Space Movement!

Come see the nerds and geeks in action!


Faculty Sponsors:
  1. Timothy Kelley
  2. Paul Waterman
Club Leadership:          
  1. Lemmy Gitahi (President)
  2. Joshua Rash VP
  3. Jacquiline Briseno - Director of Marketing
  4. James Gaston - Director of Engineering Projects                                           

Membership - Click HERE

Become a member:

Kyle Zirkus


Jeff Zink


Stephanie Somplack Zink


Daniel Zimmermann


Darci Zickuhr

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Aeron Zentner


Greg Zeitlin

Share you Ideas here!

All are welcome to share their ideas here in this forum. Build an audience- come to Shark Tank and Pitch at the Canyon Challenge.
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Timothy Kelley
4 weeks ago
Christina:  Thank you for inquiring.  At this point we have physical meetings with the entrepreneurs here on campus but I would like to find a way to involve online students as well.  We are investigating three companies: 
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Christina Furst
5 weeks ago
Is there any more information?  Can this be done via Colorado web or must I be on campus?
Christina Furst
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Timothy Kelley
2 months ago
Reminder for Shark Tank:  We have 4 companies presenting and will be recording in the CCOB Lecture hall starting at 5pm Wednesday.  All are welcome to come and see entrepreneurs pitch their ideas.  You can come support and learn and see the action. 
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Brooke weaver
3 months ago
Hello Terry,
My name is Brooke Weaver. I am a third year Psychology major. I really like your idea. Drive also runs through my veins. I agree that two minds are better than one. Am I able to be a part of your team? Email me back-
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Brooke weaver
3 months ago
I am an online participant. I do not know where to go from here though. Will someone help me? I am really great with computers and my major is Psychology. Thanks,
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Timothy Kelley
3 months ago
Alicia and Michael;  that is exactly what we want to do.  I'm somewhat technically challenged  but lets see if we can set it up to live stream our meetings.  I know we can do this.  We did have one on line student pitch at the last Shark Tank via…
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Alicia Frometa
3 months ago
Hello Professor Kelley and Idea Lab Thinkers,
I have the same thought as Michael Grigsby. I am an online student and I have joined because I have been following what this club is doing. I would like to be more involved but I live in NC. Is it…
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Michael Grigsby
3 months ago
What about on- line students? Do we also get to be in the shark tank?
Thanks Michael Grigsby
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Michael Grigsby
5 months ago
I'm in on the on-line Idea for the start-up business. I tried last year and I will keep trying. 
Michael Grigsby

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