Welcome to the Skandalaris Center

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

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

  • July 1 – 15, 2018
  • Online

BALSA Foundation Grant Applications Accepted July 1-15. The BALSA Foundation will award more than $10,000 in cash awards and $30,000 of in-kind donations for professional services to first-time St. Louis entrepreneurs. Winners will join the BALSA Foundation finalist community and receive one-on-one mentoring as well as other resources to help them launch and grow their business.

  • August 10, 2018 • 12 PM – 1 PM
  • TBD

Ventures and students will gather to celebrate the end of the summer internship program and thank the donors who contributed to making the summer possible. Open only to those participating in the Skandalaris Summer Internship Program.

  • August 19 – 22, 2018
  • Wash U Campus

Incoming students from all majors are welcome and will experience the journey from idea to venture, exploring the entrepreneurial community and getting to know several alumni founders who live and work in St. Louis.