Entrepreneurship

Towson University fosters entrepreneurship and innovation through academic programs, experiential learning, and the TU Incubator.

TU is a community hub for entrepreneurship where innovative ideas, people and businesses are sparked, developed and nurtured every day.

Academic Programs

The business administration major with a concentration in entrepreneurship combines the classic business degree with the tools for building and running a business with the option to customize in social entrepreneurship, international entrepreneurship and family business.

The minor in entrepreneurship develops the entrepreneurial potential of any TU student who wants to be their own boss or explore their own business ideas.

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship 

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship fosters entrepreneurial talent, ideas, and opportunities for the campus community and beyond through hands-on programs.

  • Entrepreneurship Unplugged—Weekly talks from successful startup founders and innovators excite and engage the campus community in entrepreneurship.
  • Competitions—Participants compete for prizes while getting mentorship and feedback from judges.
  • Student Launch Pad—Helping ignite ideas and transform them into action through workshops, one-on-one mentoring, student clubs and much more.

TU Incubator 

TU Incubator provides business development support to early stage companies and entrepreneurs that have an innovative idea and viable business plan for growth. With a commitment to innovation, TU Incubator supports and promotes venture creation and small business growth in order to induce economic development throughout Greater Baltimore.

  • Ed Tech Focus—TU Incubator leverages TU's resources and reputation in education to support the largest cluster of edtech startups in Maryland.
  • Membership—Four membership levels provide early-stage startups the options needed for growth.
  • Mentor NetworkExperts from multiple industries offer functional expertise and personalized coaching to member companies.
  • Events—Monthly workshops, pitches, and networking events feature regional leaders and subject matter experts.

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