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


Upcoming Events

2020 StarTUp Accelerator Showcase 

December 3, 2020  |  3–4 p.m. ET

Join the participants of the inaugural cohort of the StarTUp Accelerator for the 2020 StarTUP Acclerator Showcase. This virtual event will feature product pitches and interviews with the cohort, remarks from President Kim Schatzel, and Patrick McQuown, executive director of entrepreneurship. 

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Venture Club

Looking for the innovation and entrepreneurial hook-up? Meet other like-minded students, learn from guest speakers, participate in workshops, and hang during watch parties. Venture Club is where like-minded students find community.

Whiteboard Wednesday

Each Wednesday someone from TU’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship will be available to whiteboard your idea with you and identify next steps.

StarTUp Accelerator

The StarTUp Accelerator is an intensive eight-week, cohort-based fellowship where ventures take residency and work in a collaborative space accelerating their ventures. A few weeks after the fellowship, at the StarTUp Accelerator Showcase, each venture gives a five-minute pitch to an audience of senior TU administrators, potential investors and clients, TU alumni, and community members. Accepted Ventures receive a $10,000 equity-free stipend as well as mentorship, founder-centric programming and exposure to successful ventures who are alumni of this model.

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.