Mizzou Student Entrepreneurs Start, Own Shop In School’s Student Center

Founders Natalie Cheng, Zach Beattie, Devin Kelsey and Kate Gallagher stand outside Quirks Consignment. | Photo courtesy of Silicon Prairie News
Founders Natalie Cheng, Zach Beattie, Devin Kelsey and Kate Gallagher stand outside Quirks Consignment. | Photo courtesy of Silicon Prairie News

A group of University of Missouri students is kick-starting its entrepreneurial journey and providing a marketplace for its artistically inclined peers in the process.

Quirks Consignment, the newest addition to the MU Student Center, is proving to be the perfect training ground for ambitious college students looking to experience the real-life training of owning a business.

Started and owned by students Zach BeattieDevin KelseyKate Gallagher and Natalie Cheng, the consignment store sells handmade goods created by Mizzou students, faculty and alumni.

Through the Missouri Student Unions Entrepreneurial Program, the group was able to secure the free location in the Student Center. After submitting a 10-page business plan in January and presenting before a panel of judges, the team landed the spot in April.

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