Startup Services

From mentoring services to a business incubator, Venture College helps students take their ideas as far as they can go.

In addition to students, Venture College also helps faculty and community members develop, launch, and grow their ideas.


We Help With Any Stage

Whether you already have a venture idea or are still searching, Venture College can help.

Need help generating an idea? We help students find an idea by ideation sessions – which help analyze ideas and formulate initial plans.

Need help launching your Idea? We help with prototyping, launch strategies, and getting your idea in front of customers.

Need help accelerating your idea? We can connect you with mentors and industry experts, office space, and seed funding.

Mentor Network

Students who engage with Venture College are eligble for mentoring services. In addition to meeting with Venture College staff, we can connect you with professionals in our business network, includings access to CEO’s, marketing professionals, lawyers, non-profit specialists, and more.

Need Office Space?


Our incubator is the only full-time, residential lab for Boise State student entreprenuers. Whether you need open co-working space or a dedicated team area, Venture College can provide your team with the space it needs to accelerate.

Seed Funding

Venture College students who are actively accelerating their ideas may be eliglble for seed funding up to $3,000. Students will pitch their ideas and progress to Venture College staff and community members for grant consideration. If awarded, the seed funding is considered an entreprenurial grant. The grant money does not require company equity.

Need Extra Help?

Access To Student Interns

Venture College works with cross-displinary students who are on eager to help you launch and grow your idea. Interns can help you with logo work, marketing materials, competitive research, websites, and much more. If approved, student teams receiving intern help will not be required to pay for services recieved.