Tulsa Entrepreneur: 80+ Most Influential Economic Developers
BetaBlox has only just recently launched in Tulsa, but we’ve been studying the economic development and Tulsa entrepreneur market for over two years.
Throughout this time, a lot of recurring names being mentioned as driving forces behind Tulsa’s entrepreneurial landscape. What follows is a list of the most influential people who support, or are themselves, entrepreneurs in Tulsa.
Judging criteria: each profiled business person must exemplify one or more of the following
-25%+ Equity owner of a company making an economic impact on the Tulsa region
-Founder/Leader/Financier/Board Member of an entity or program that makes being a Tulsa startup easier
-A beyond average service provider that almost exclusively specializes in ventures doing less than three million dollars in annual revenue
-The leader of a large company that was there when it was small, and now gives back their time to the next generation of Tulsa Entrepreneurs
-Influential in the world of education:
(a) paving the way for entrepreneurial inclusiveness for children interested in business/science/engineering/technology/math, or
(b) higher education with a focus on the development of intellectual property and innovative technology.
*In alphabetical order