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J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute

Do you have an idea for a product or service that could solve a problem, fill a need or enhance people's lives? The J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute at Arizona State University connects you to the information, resources and people that can help you turn your ideas into reality.

Whether you're toying with a concept in your head or you've already built a team and launched a venture, the Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute can help propel your entrepreneurial aspirations. We provide a wide variety of opportunities to explore, share, test and advance your ideas. And we serve as a connecting and collaborating resource for entrepreneurs at all stages across ASU and throughout the Valley of the Sun.

Develop an entrepreneurial mindset

degrees, resources, programs

Connect and collaborate

events, communities

Turn your idea into reality

mentoring, funding, spaces, commercialization

What is an Entrepreneur?

Home Kauffman Region

Edson E+I Institute is one of the first 12 organizations to win the Kauffman Inclusion Challenge in order to increase our work to engage diverse entrepreneurs from a variety of backgrounds, ensuring that our communities are reaching their full potential.

News + Events

Meet some of the notable spring 2022 graduates recognized by their academic homes at ASU. Not only were they excellent students, but they cultivated entrepreneurial interests, built ventures through our Venture Devils program, and advised ASU students on pursuing their ideas.

In short: they were successful students and entrepreneurs while at ASU.


Wednesday, July 13, 2022 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Pitch In (formerly 1 Million Cups)

Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 11:30am to 1:30pm