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Launching Ventures Beyond the Classroom


As part of the College of Innovation + Design, Venture College cultivates and supports entrepreneurship at Boise State to economically empower the campus community. Our programs allow students to pursue new ideas and launch ventures.

All Academic Backgrounds Welcome

Our Programs

Whether you have an idea you’re ready to launch or want to join up with other startups, Venture College can help.

Cybersecurity Entrepreneur Challenge

Generate Your Idea

Hackfort Tech Challenge

Accelerate your Idea

Hacking for Homebuilding

Generate Your Idea

Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge (IEC)

Accelerate Your Idea

National Science Foundation Innovation Corps

Launch Your Idea

Venture College Incubator

Launch Your Idea

Alumni Testimonials

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College of Innovation + Design

The Venture College is a program within the College of Innovation + Design (CI+D).

Learn More about CI+D