Entrepreneurship at Illinois

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Entrepreneurship Education

Learn from bright entrepreneurial minds and expand your knowledge.

Explore your options.

Resources for
Your Idea

Find space, receive training, connect with mentors, and meet investment firms.

Take your next step.

Professional Dev
& Networking

Attend workshops, lectures, and networking events focused on entrepreneurship.

Get involved.

Social Entrepreneurship

Give back by participating in outreach projects that positively affect communities.

Make a difference.

Funding Opportunities

Earn funding for your idea or product by exploring a diverse set of opportunities.

Find an opportunity.

Entrepreneurship Calendar


Wednesday, November 29, 2017

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Conference Room 130

    Color your cares away at Research Park's Wellness Wednesday coloring event.

    • 5:00 - 7:00 pm
    • BIF Commons

    Do you have the next big idea but need people with the skills to execute? Do you have skills in business, programming, designing and more but do not have the ideas to start something? Or are you just interested in entrepreneurship and want to meet a group of cross-disciplinary people? Join TEC for our exciting event: SocialFuse.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Conference Room 130

    Karin O’Connor's talk will give some tough love to entrepreneurs who fall in love with building a product - but forget to build a business model alongside it, and how to fix that mentality. Join us to hear the “naked truth” about what investors need to see to make a business investable.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks

    Please mark your calendar for our next monthly Ethereum Meetup. Kevin Doubleday - Communications lead at FlureeDB will talk about a new Blockchain.

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