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We know that some of the most valuable and memorable learning experiences can happen outside of the classroom. Find out how you can get involved through community experiences and upcoming events.

Upcoming Events

From conferences to competitions, whether you are a small business owner or simply curious about what entrepreneurship is all about, there are many events at ASU and locally to suit your needs and interests.

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ASU Communities

ASU offers a wide variety of entrepreneurial-minded communities that encourage and support students looking to generate creative solutions and products through innovation.

Edson E+I Fellows

The Edson E+I Fellows community is a yearlong experience for first-year Sun Devils who want to explore the possibilities of entrepreneurship. As an Edson E+I Fellow, first-year students will have opportunities to build their network, develop skills and advance their ASU experience while exploring entrepreneurial ideas and connecting with others.

Changemaker Central

Changemaker Central @ ASU is a community of like-minded students that are leading social change in our local and global communities. With Changemaker spaces and programs on all four ASU campuses, our student team is prepared to help you navigate the many ways you can make a difference at ASU.

Clinton Global Initiative University

The Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) is a year-round program that helps develop the next generation of leaders and social entrepreneurs by giving undergraduate and graduate students access to training and mentorship opportunities, a wide range of international experts and changemakers, and networking opportunities.

Enterprise + Entrepreneurship Programs @ Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Herberger Institute Enterprise and Entrepreneurship advances entrepreneurial activity in design and the arts through curricular programs, public programs, venture support and research.

Entrepreneurship Student Organizations

Connect with other ASU students who share your interests through student-led organizations dedicated to entrepreneurship and innovation.

Founders Lab

Curious about entrepreneurship or have a passion for innovation? Join the Founders Lab to receive information about ASU entrepreneurship events such as workshops, team matching, mentorship opportunities and more. Become a VIP member to be included on special field trips and leadership opportunities.

Global Network of Innovation Centers

ASU invites entrepreneurship and innovation centers and institutes from higher education institutions across the world to join our global network. As a member of the ASU Global Network of Innovation Centers, you will have the opportunity to share best practices, exchange resources and enjoy reciprocal benefits for your founders, students, faculty, staff, alumni and community, such as access to maker spaces, hot desks, and incubator and accelerator programs.

Innovation Happens Podcast

Innovation Happens Podcast

Innovation Happens at ASU is a student-led podcast exploring how innovation happens among students at the nation’s top-ranked university. Each week, Cronkite student and podcast host Jonah, meets with a student or student group from a variety of majors and disciplines to learn about the latest and greatest innovations on campus. Join us weekly to learn how Innovation Happens at ASU!

J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Faculty and Staff Networkshop Community

Networkshop events encourage interdisciplinary collaboration and enhancement of ASU’s entrepreneurship and innovation efforts. ASU faculty and staff discuss how entrepreneurship and innovation are being adapted to support student success, faculty teaching and research, and department goals.

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Startup Village

As a resident of ASU's Startup Village, you’re part of a diverse residential community of thinkers and doers who rely on one another’s expertise, energy and ideas to collaborate and move innovative business concepts forward. Located on the ASU Polytechnic campus, Startup Village is open to any full-time ASU students. The community fosters development of innovative new businesses as residents enjoy unique resources, events and support for launching their ventures.