Apply to Join the Fall 2020 Incubator Program

Registration for Fall 2020 is now open!

The Venture College Incubator is a 10 week, not-for-credit program, designed to help students launch their business idea and gain customer traction. Services include classes and mentoring, seed funding, connections to investors and Treasure Valley CEO’s, and much more. Learn More about Incubator and Startup Services.


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The 2020 Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge

The Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge is a statewide university competition to develop and reward student entrepreneurs with promising ventures and small businesses. Due to the latest updates on the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this year’s competition will take place remotely on April 2nd. Student teams will compete to win money and services to advance their startups.

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Competitions & Workshops

In Spring 2020, Venture College will host local entrepreneurs every Tuesday during our Founder Fireside Series. Venture College also helps students prepare through ideation sessions, pitch practice, and professional workshops – which are hands-on and will add skills and knowledge you can add on your resume or LinkedIn profiles. See the Full Calendar of Events. 

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The Venture College pairs students with startups and small businesses throughout the Treasure Valley to work on short term (2-4 weeks) projects. Students gain relevant hands on experience that they can add to their resume or LinkedIn profiles. Learn More about Professional Projects.

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The Venture College is a program in the College of Innovation and Design (CID). You can view all of the CID initiatives on their home page.