Entrepreneurship is more than a collection of courses. It's a philosophy, a mindset that inspires innovation, risk-taking, and seizing opportunities in any form of business venture.
Students (virtually) come together from across the globe in collaboration to solve some of the worlds most pressing issues.
Work in reverse! A company pitches a problem to participating teams, and the teams work together to find a solution. Cash prizes are awarded to those who are the most successful.
One of the IEC's largest programs, the HSBPC provides a platform for all SU students and alumni to pitch their ideas and launch their businesses.
This rigorous SU alumni business accelerator turns goals into accomplishments by providing a solid infrastructure of grants, mentors, and connections.
Apply by Oct. 24th, 2021
RAMP-up is where we get hands-on in our community by aiding underserved businesses in the heart of Seattle.
The Seattle University Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center RAMP.up would like to present the 2021-2022 Client Account Managers for the following school year!
Dec 15, 2021
Every year at the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, we are very lucky to work closely with our group of advisory board members who help shape the way the IEC runs on a year to year basis. This year, we would like to welcome all of our returning members with a warm welcome and thanks for always supporting our center’s endeavors. The advisory board is an integral part to the IEC’s development with their rich knowledge and expertise in entrepreneurship with all the experience they have. With that being said, we would like to welcome two new additions to our advisory board: Jessie Irwin and James Thompson.
Dec 13, 2021
Seattle University Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center awards two SU Alumni Business each $10,000 in 2020-2021 Jones Progress Awards (JPA), made possible by the Herbert B. Jones Foundation.
Nov 1, 2021
Now in its seventh year, the JPA supports graduating Seattle University students and recent alumni entrepreneurs by providing a solid infrastructure of mentoring, grant funds, and connections to local networks. SU Student or Alumni Entrepreneurs who are accepted into the program work with a team of expert coaches to set large “milestone” goals for their business, and then work towards those goals over six months under the advisement of their coaches. If teams are able to fully realize all their milestones, each business receives a $10,000 prize.
Jun 11, 2021
The Innovation and entrepreneurship Center relies on the generosity of its community to sustain its presence and to grow the entrepreneurial spirit in its students. There are more ways than one in contributing to the acceleration of our future entrepreneurial leaders; in whatever way you can, we greatly appreciate it!
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Have questions? Curious about any of the programs? Want to get involved? We are happy to chat with you!
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