Apply to Join the Spring 2020 Incubator Program

Registration 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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Apply to the 2020 Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge

Registration is now open for the Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge – a statewide university competition to develop and reward student entrepreneurs with promising ventures and small businesses. 24 student teams will compete to win $100,000 in valued prizes and money. Learn More About the IEC.  

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Competitions & Workshops

Last year, Venture College students won over $50,000 in prize money through student competitions. In addition to hosting monthly pitch competitions, 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.