Badger Venture

Meet your 2024 Badger Venture Teams


Blue Rose Sweets & Treats

Team members: Tana Moore

Dragons Roost

Team members: Rheanna Atkinson

Noble Thunder

Team members: Zane Hancock & Seth Wright

Overland Adventures

Team members: Kevin Tiefenback & Jeffry Vinson

Posy Wall

Team members: Gabrielle Martin

Project Paradigm

Team members: Diego Diaz


What is Badger Venture?

KCC’s Badger Venture is an innovation and entrepreneurship concept and pitch competition open to KCC students and alumni!

It was designed to encourage KCC students to consider how a concept, prototype, or service might address a user-centered problem the project team identifies through early research, and that could be designed, manufactured, or delivered in-person or remotely from South Central Oregon and holds potential for economic or job growth.

Who can compete in Badger Venture?

Current degree - or certificate-seeking KCC students or alumni who graduated with a degree or certificate in the past six years, 2018-2023. See rules for additional information about team composition and how to register.

Through Badger Venture, teams will:

  • develop a new concept, prototype, or service or an innovation for an existing business model,
  • work with a faculty mentor and SBDC advisor to develop a pitch, and
  • present their pitch to a panel of outside judges for prizes on April 25!

Come to the Badger Venture Competition night on April 25, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM in KCC Campus Building 7.


Register to meet with an SBDC Advisor

For more information about Badger Venture, attend the kick-off event or contact:

Stan Pence, Faculty

Matt Walter, Faculty

Linda Williamson, Faculty

Estella Woodley, KCC SBDC