Avista Entrepreneur Competition

Learn, Compete & Win Funding!

The Avista Entrepreneur Competition is a free collaborative startup competition for high school and college students in Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho. Students who compete will have access to money, resources, gain valuable weekly mentoring, and a resume-worthy experience.

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Cash Prizes! Gain a resume-worthy experience, learn from experienced entrepreneurs, and launch your business!

Important Dates

Trade Show Competition
April 15, 2023
Spokane Public Library, 3rd Floor
906 W Main Ave, Spokane

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Have questions?
Email us at entp-center@ewu.edu.

Competition Phases

Throughout the Avista Entrepreneur Competition, you'll have access to weekly learning sessions and workshops taught by members of the Spokane entrepreneurial ecosystem. These sessions will be hosted at the Downtown Spokane City Library and telecast via Zoom for those unable to attend in-person. Sessions begin in February 2023 and will prepare you to compete in the main phases of the competition:


Sponsored by Avista

This entrepreneur competition is made possible by generous support from Avista. We're grateful for their dedication to promoting growth and innovation in small businesses!