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$1500 Grand Prize Award goes to Crypto Whales

Opportunity Quest is a business model competition that seeks to find the most innovative business ideas with a high potential for growth. The competition is open to all SUU and Southwest Tech Students.

Opportunity Quest is part of the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, a state-wide, university entrepreneur competition, and is made possible by a generous donation from Zions Bank.

Now accepting applications for 2023.

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Crypto Whales Grand Prize$1500 Grand Prize Winner Matthew Matheson and Shadrec Reyes with Crypto Whales

2022 Opportunity Quest Winners

Isaiah Tate WinnerIsaiah Tate - Valhalla Cell Health - $1000

Megan Bury Winner Megan Bury - TimeCapsul - $1000

Victoria Fawcett Winner
Victoria Fawcett - Arches Dance - $1000

Cameron Dougherty Winner
Cameron Dougherty - Eco Lawn of Utah County - $750

Harrison Alvey Winner
Harrison Alvey - Shair Log - $750

Brandon Acajabon Winner
Brandon Acajabón - Inxson - $500 (Honorable Mention)

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Iron County: Opportunity Quest Inspires Young Entrepreneurs

Earlier this semester, Southern Utah University’s Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business hosted the annual Opportunity Quest competition. This event included pitch competitions for entrepreneurial ideas and hosted seven teams competing for a grand prize of $1,500.

$200 Kahlert Bootstrapper Recipients (all student businesses generating revenue)

Name Business
Danie Myers (Heaton) Thrive Label
Tyler Anderson Red Rock Furniture
Jonathan Ginouves A Fistful of Fossils
Gavin Ellsworth Whitewash Sound
Nathan Lee On&On Jewelry
Laurie Haderlie Inspired Artist, LLC
Jaden Milne Plan for Profit
Ryan Pickering Peiskos Creations
Madison Robinson Silver Soul Jewelry co.
Ethan Smith H.E.S_Customs
Carter Fillion The CR3W Museum
David Nguyen Lotus Tea