ASU Entrepreneurship Resources

ASU Entrepreneurship Resources

Arizona State University values entrepreneurship and uses the knowledge it creates to encourage innovation. These programs, centers, challenges and competitions all provide entrepreneurial experiences to all ASU students.

InnovationSpace is a transformative experience, where students build the skills of the future and develop their capacity for collaboration and innovation as they produce extraordinary projects. The joint venture with multiple colleges, including Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and W. P. Carey School of Business, provides students with a unique opportunity to complete projects that matter with a transdisciplinary student teams. 

Changemaker Central@ASU
Changemaker Central is a student-driven initiative dedicated to direct service, service learning, entrepreneurship and high impact careers. Its mission is to develop and nurture students by providing the opportunities and resources to inspire, catalyze and sustain student-driven social change.

J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute
Creating a place for entrepreneurship and education to co-exist, this site offers a range of programs and resources for entrepreneurs. It provides access to resources, funding and support as your ideas begin to take shape.

  • ASU Startup School
    A series of workshops offering the entrepreneur the steps necessary to develop a successful venture
  • Entrepreneurship Outreach Network
    A collaborative network of libraries, museums and community partners that advance and promote local innovation and entrepreneurship through knowledge sharing. The partners in the network provide community members with broad access to continuing education in entrepreneurship, mentors, service providers and other community-based resources for current and aspiring small-business owners.
  • Edson E+I Just Start Guidebook 
  • Venture Devils
    Venture Devils supports all ASU student, faculty, staff, and community-based entrepreneurs and aims to catalyze the entrepreneurial success of founders by connecting them with Venture Mentors who provide regular, ongoing support. Participants may receive direct access to ASU funding opportunities and venture development spaces. The program supports all industries including creative enterprise development. Creative ventures that have participated include photography studios, art galleries, freelance artists, web design, and fashion designers.

Center for Entrepreneurship
The Center for Entrepreneurship at the W. P. Carey School of Business fosters and empowers entrepreneurs in the classroom and across the wider ASU community. The center works closely with executives and mentors, who share their ideas with the next generation of great entrepreneurs.

  • New Venture Challenge 
    The New Venture Challenge is a course and competition designed for ASU graduate students, exceptional ventures and their co-founders who seek to advance a new venture concept to the next stage. The course gives participants across ASU the opportunity to further develop core aspects of their business model and fine-tune pitch messaging with feedback from experienced entrepreneur faculty and mentors.

Fulton Schools ASU Innovation Open 
Entrepreneurship + Innovation at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering empowers all Fulton Schools undergraduate and graduate students to advance their entrepreneurial ideas for the benefit of our economy and society. Collectively, our goal is to enhance the synergy between technology-based innovation and entrepreneurship for all Sun Devils.