We work with the best and brightest at WashU – the change makers, thought leaders, and visionaries – to solve the world’s problems and meet local needs through innovation and entrepreneurship. As an interdisiplinary center, our initiatives serve students, faculty, staff, and alumni from all levels and disciplines.
Entrepreneurship courses offered across the university for students of all levels and various disciplines.
An award for ventures whose inventions, products, ideas, and business models will have a broad and lasting impact on society.
A course offered by Olin Business School, that allows students teams to pursue their own business ideas or support community entrepreneurs.
Recognition for students who have shown exemplary involvement in innovation and entrepreneurship during their time at Washington University.
An online platform and event where anyone can pitch an idea, get feedback, and network with other entrepreneurs and innovators.
Interactive discussions showcasing different topics and industries with a variety of creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs.
A hybrid virtual incubator and gap funding program designed to tackle opportunities in university technology commercialization.
An experiential entrepreneurship program that supports scientists seeking to commercialize technology and engages experienced entrepreneurs as mentors, to help teams transform an idea into a viable technology company.
An exciting way for alumni to reconnect and share their experience with entrepreneurship.
A funding competition that provides expert mentorship to new ventures and startups to ready them for commercializing their idea, launching, and pitching to investors.
A year-long program that gives WashU students a chance to explore entrepreneurship at WashU and in St. Louis.
An opportunity for students to own a business on campus that serves the Washington University community.
Organizations that allow students to gain experience and make valuable interdisciplinary connections in the areas of creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
A multi-stage collaborative initiative to expand diversity and interdisciplinary approaches to entrepreneurship.
Our commitment to interdisciplinary innovation and entrepreneurship is motivated by the following beliefs:
In addition to the programs above, we offer resources and opportunities to help WashU entrepreneurs and innovators. We invite you to connect with us if you are looking for the right opportunity for you.
The Skandalaris Center is the home of WashU Entrepreneurship.