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From mentorship to student organizations to the latest news about resources for entrepreneurs across ASU, engage with the Edson E + I Institute to help you advance your ideas, build a team, and find the support you need.
Not sure the quickest way to get your startup to the next stage? We’ve got you covered.
Entrepreneurs have a lot of big ideas. They also have a lot of creativity and the grit needed to navigate the rough waters of starting a new business. That’s why our mentors are such an important part of the startup process. Mentors provide the experience, guidance, and support that can help founders keep moving their idea forward, mitigating risks and leveraging opportunities.
A hosted community of experienced entrepreneurial mentors who meet with student startups to provide additional, ad hoc mentorship.
E + I Mentor Network
Connecting founders to volunteer entrepreneurship experts, the E + I Mentor Network catalyzes entrepreneurial success.
Business Design & Innovation Digital Networking
Empowering all students through digital connections with alumni + business professionals who provide advice, career guidance and mentorship.
W. P. Carey Professional Mentorship
This program matches professional mentors with W. P. Carey student mentees for 12 weeks of development opportunities and networking.
ASU embraces transdisciplinary learning in the classroom and beyond. Explore student organizations through the Edson E + I Institute to meet like-minded entrepreneurs, students from other schools exploring the same solutions you are, and to connect to the larger startup community across the Valley and Arizona.
Sun Devil Sync
Search all the student clubs and orgs on campus and find the right fit for you.
Asian Corporate & Entrepreneur Leaders
ACEL-ASU forge leaders of tomorrow through professional development, cultural awareness, community service and mentorship.
E + I Ambassadors
E + I Ambassadors share the world of entrepreneurship with fellow ASU students.
Located on ASU’s Polytechnic campus, Startup Village is a living/learning community that fosters a unique culture of innovation.
University Innovation Fellows
UIF empowers students from ASU and across the country to increase innovation and entrepreneurship on their campuses.
Join weekend events at Desert Hacks to build new projects, learn new concepts, and meet new people.
Across ASU, there are a number of partnerships that can benefit you — and your entrepreneurial ideas. Explore the many resources within America’s most innovative university to discover labs, maker spaces, competitions, and other projects outside the Edson E + I Institute, and more.
Entrepreneurship + Innovation
E + I empowers students, faculty, and communities to pursue entrepreneurial endeavors by providing the information and resources needed to explore, share, and advance impactful ideas.
Knowledge Enterprise Development Shared Resources
Research and entrepreneurship initiatives are supported by the 100 core facilitates, labs, shops, clinics, museums, and collections available through KED shared resources.
ASU’s exclusive intellectual property management and technology transfer organization that works with faculty, investors, and industry partners to translate ASU innovation into a broad societal impact.
A private, nonprofit organization coordinates all major fundraising campaigns on behalf of ASU for the benefit of our entrepreneurial programs and other impactful initiatives.
With locations on all four ASU campuses, Changemaker Central @ ASU brings together students who want to develop innovative solutions for global challenges.
ASU students can make a significant impact in the local and global community through innovation by building their vision of the future at MKR Services.
E + I @ Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
HIDA Enterprise + Entrepreneurship leaders coordinate cross-institute programs and activities that engage directly with entrepreneurship and enterprise development in design and the arts.
E + I @ the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
E + I @ the Fulton Schools empowers all undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni to leverage an entrepreneurial mindset to advance their ideas for the benefit of our economy and society.