Student Outreach & Engagement


Maybe you are thinking about entrepreneurship but aren’t sure if it’s for you. Maybe you are already building your first start-up. Whether you are already headed down an entrepreneurial path or still exploring, the Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute has exciting opportunities that demystify the process of starting and growing a business. 

With Edson E+I Institute’s Student Outreach and Engagement, students and recent graduates interested in entrepreneurship can get the support they need to continue on their entrepreneurial journey or find out how to get started.

  • Learn about entrepreneurship while attending a variety of fun and engaging events specifically for students
  • Participate in programs such as Venture Devils that help you turn your idea into a reality
  • Getting support with crafting and delivering a funding pitch as part of student pitch events and ASU Launch Days, and potentially earning funding
  • Connect and network with local entrepreneurs through mixers and mentorship opportunities


Whether you have an idea and want to find a co-founder or are just exploring what it means to be entrepreneurial, Edson E+I Institute wants to be there to support you. From ideation to growth, we have tools to help you explore entrepreneurship, such as:

  • Innovation spaces near the ASU Campuses to brainstorm and prototype your next great idea
  • A blog full of inspiring stories and tips from other entrepreneurs
  • Create peer connections to help you navigate all things entrepreneurial through ASU Entrepreneurship Catalysts
  • Subscribe to the Just Start Spotlight newsletter. Stay updated with stories, events and opportunities related to student entrepreneurship at Arizona State University by signing up for our monthly newsletter.

Our impact


student-led ventures supported through the Venture Devils program


seed funding awarded to student-led ventures

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Our programs for entrepreneurs at ASU and in the community provide guidance and support to help you move your venture to the next level.