VentureSpur will be introducing our accelerator program to attendees of the 2012 Tulsa Entrepreneurship Summit on May 10, 2012.

The Summit is a day-long conference designed to support and motivate start-ups and business owners to take their endeavors to the next level. In addition, the Summit’s goal is to continue supporting the City of Tulsa’s economic development initiative.

The Summit, running from 9:30AM to 6PM at the TCC Center for Creativitity is being organized and presented by The Collaboratorium.

The TCC Center for Creativity is located at 909 S. Boston, Tulsa, OK.

Keynote speakers for this year’s Summit include Dave Mathews, CEO and Founder of NeuAer in San Francisco, CA and Thom Ruhe, Director of Entrepreneurship of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation in Washington, DC. Area business leaders will conduct coaching sessions on the following topics: strategic communications, understanding business and financial models, raising capital for business and sales and solutions for business.

About the Collaboratorium

The Collaboratorium is a private not-for-profit corporation operating a  non-traditional entrepreneurial resource center designed to provide  hands-on business coaching, education, discounted space, networking, and  access to the specific resources that grow startups and businesses that  make Tulsa a unique and exceptional place to live and work.

“Since launching in 2008 over 72 startups have received coaching from the Collaboratorium and 18 member companies have generated 45 new jobs, adding over $2,071,935 to Tulsa’s annual payroll,” said Sean Griffin, Collaboratorium Board Chairman and Founder. “Locally grown entrepreneurs are critical in our effort to foster a ‘culture of start-ups’ in Tulsa, where people of any age or economic background are empowered to take risks and follow their dreams.”

For more information or to register, visit