Welcome to the Skandalaris Center

We aim to inspire and develop Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship at Washington University in St. Louis.

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Learn about entrepreneurship at Washington University from the Managing Director of the Skandalaris Center:

Want More? Hear from students who participated in entrepreneurship clubs, received Skandalaris training, and won funding for their ventures.

There are many ways to get involved in Washington University's Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship community. Contact us to learn more.

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Have a business idea to discuss? Curious about entrepreneurship in general? Bring your questions to our Venture Analysts!

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There is always something happening at the Skandalaris Center and in the general St. Louis innovation and entrepreneurship community.

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The Skandalaris Center's co-working space is perfect for both collaboration and studying.
(BONUS: there's free coffee, always.)

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Upcoming Events

  • Jan 17 – Apr 6, 2018

DEADLINE EXTENDED! The Global Impact Award provides up to $50,000 to high-growth ventures that use technology to spur economic growth and catalyze social change. Open to all Washington University in St. Louis students, postdoctoral researchers, and recent alumni (< 10 years).  

  • March 23, 2018 • 6 PM – 8 PM
  • LauchCode Mentor Center, 4811 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108

The BALSA Foundation will hold the BALSA Grant Awards Ceremony 6-8 pm on March 23rd at the LaunchCode Mentor Center – we will award at least $10,000 in cash grants and $20,000 of in-kind donations to 10 first-time entrepreneurs.   Learn more about The BALSA Foundation here.

  • March 29, 2018 • 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Goldberg Formal Lounge

Skandalaris Center Cup finalists are early-stage ventures pitching their ideas to our expert mentors in hopes of commercializing their ideas. There are up to $5,000 in awards available for the ventures.   Registration for this event is now closed.