Entrepreneurship for Herberger Institute Students

Entrepreneurship at Herberger Institute

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts holds entrepreneurship as one of its core values. Check out these opportunities to engage and inspire the entrepreneurial goals in your creative practice.

Venture Incubation

Herberger Institute Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Programs is piloting a new incubation infrastructure for students who want to develop a creative enterprise to make positive social change in their own community.


HADES (Herberger Arts & Design Entrepreneurship Students) provides entrepreneurial professional development to design and arts students through peer-to-peer mentoring, workshops, and interaction with art and design entrepreneurs while supporting the launch of design and arts students’ entrepreneurial careers and ventures.

Herberger Institute Student IDEA Showcase

The next showcase will be announced soon.  

Pitch your innovative design, entertainment or arts idea to our panel of judges in two minutes and you could win $500! The audience choice winner receives a $250 prize.


InnovationSpace is an entrepreneurial joint venture among the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. The goal of our transdisciplinary education and research lab is to teach students how to develop products that create market value while serving real societal needs and minimizing impacts on the environment.