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Venture College

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 through workshops, competitions, and collaborative projects.

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Spring 2021 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 today. All students, from any academic background, are encouraged to apply.

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March 31, 2021 - Apply Now!

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.

This competition will take place on March 31, 2021. Applications due by February 20, 2021.

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Hands-On Learning Experience

Professional Projects

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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Online Resources

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.

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Meet the Venture College Team & Learn About Available Resources

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Visit Boise State University College of Innovation and Design

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.