As part of the College of Innovation & Design, Venture College is available to students and Boise State community members ready to launch their ventures beyond the classroom. If you have an idea for a business, venture, or non-profit, or are hoping to apply your knowledge and expand your skill set, Venture College can help. We offer workshops, competitions, and collaborative projects.
Venture College Incubator
Do you have a business, non-profit, or venture idea but you’re not sure on next steps? Maybe you have a side hustle that you’d like to grow into a full-time job? If this sounds like you, apply to the 10-week Venture College Incubator. All students, from any academic background, are encouraged to apply.
Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge
The Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge is a statewide university competition to develop and reward student entrepreneurs with promising ventures and small businesses. College and university students from across Idaho will compete for $45,000 in cash prizes and services to advance their startups.
Applications for the 2021 Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge are now closed.
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.
Venture College also offer videos, interviews, and online discussions available to all Boise State students and community members. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel to access these resources.