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Do you have a novel idea? A challenge you want to tackle? A difference you want to make in your community or in the world? You have come to the right place. Th e place to learn how to tackle challenges, collaborate, connect, and develop skills that lead to success in every profession.
The Center for Entrepreneurship provides a variety of academic, co-curricular, and experiential learning opportunities for students and alumni to learn to think and act entrepreneurially.
Our interdisciplinary approach allows students from all majors to practice creative problem solving, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Join a group of student entrepreneurs on a journey of inspiration, innovation, and impact. Members of the Student Entrepreneurship Ambassadors Program develop an entrepreneurial mindset and leadership abilities through experiences and skills-based training. Plus, their access to a supportive network helps them bring their ideas to life.
Each Student Entrepreneurship Ambassador is eligible to receive a $2,500 scholarship in year one and in year two of the program. In the third year of the program, participants complete an internship or project for a partner company. Participants with a vetted venture idea may be eligible for startup seed fund grants of up to $1000 in year three of the program.
Apply today. DEADLINE FOR ALL SUBMISSIONS IS JUNE 15, 2020. Recipients are notified by June 30, 2020
Students and alumni who want to start a business or social venture can access resources and support of an entrepreneurial community including scholarships and seed funding, an Entrepreneur in Residence, and a variety of events and programs.
Got an idea for a business, social venture, or cool concept to solve a problem? This annual competition is WSU's version of Shark Tank—and includes financial prizes.
Fast paced pitching event. 3 minutes and 3 slides to pitch a concept for a business or social venture. Seed money awarded for best pitches.
All-out brainstorming event. Teams imagine, test and refine solutions to an existing challenge in our community. Prizes and a WooMagine trophy.
Free memberships for students and alumni. Access to office space and other resources at this coworking site at 20 Franklin Street in Worcester.
The Center for Entrepreneurship is dedicated to encouraging and supporting students and alumni to be entrepreneurial in the broadest sense possible—from starting a business with a brand-new idea, to bringing innovation to a family’s business, to being an “intrapreneur” who nurtures change and growth within a large organization.