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Silicon Slopes: Derek Omori UVU Alum

Woodbury School of Business
SB 134
Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021 at 11:30 AM (MT) to Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021 at 12:20 PM (MT)

Raising Venture Capital For A Consumer Startup In Utah

About Derek Omori, Co-Founder and Director of Operations of blerp:

Derek started his career in marketing and sales working for bChannels an international channel marketing company and the global marketplace for tours and activities. Blerp is Derek's second start-up and has raised over $1.5M in funding in his career. He has a passion for the Creator economy and helping support over 35,000 streamers on Twitch.


Welcome! Entrepreneurship is an exciting field! Whether it’s designing a better mouse trap or starting UBER, the process of problem-solving and creating a business from scratch offers unlimited potential. Being an entrepreneur will test your personal skills, your determination and your patience. No matter the business or the set of challenges, there will be great satisfaction and disappointments along the way.

The Silicon Slopes Lecture Series is a class that puts you in direct contact with successful owners and experienced value creators. Listen to their experiences, their successes and failures, their unique challenges and what it took for them to launch and establish their businesses. This class offers inspiration, networking, team building, and challenges to get you thinking like an entrepreneur. Whether you already have an idea, or have started your own business, this is your chance to meet and learn from those who have made it. Our doors are open for your success and feel free to bring a friend to this inspiring class!

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