Skandalaris Center

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The Skandalaris Center provides services and resources to support innovators and entrepreneurs.

View all the Skandalaris, WashU and External Resources available.

Bear Studios

Provides WashU undergrads an opportunity to freelance and provides startups and companies with business and design services and solutions.

Center for Experiential Learning

Matches top-tier WashU student with organizations seeking objective insights and applied critical thinking.

Discovery Competition

Provides engineering undergraduate students the forum to explore their entrepreneurial interests with support from mentors, to use their creativity to develop solutions for real-world problems and to compete for financial resources that could help turn their ideas into businesses.

Entrepreneurial Support Organizations in St. Louis

Entrepreneurial Support Organizations in St. Louis

Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Property Law Clinic

WashU law students provide advice and legal assistance to individuals and entities in the areas of entrepreneurship and intellectual property. Focus: business/ transactional matters and intellectual property matters.

Experts On Call

An opportunity for the WashU community to connect with experts in the Skandalaris Center or remotely, free of charge.

External Competitions

A listing of some of the external competitions open to WashU students, faculty, staff and alumni.

FUSE: Igniting Innovation and Connecting Entrepreneurs

A source for WashU innovation and entrepreneurship news and events.

Holekamp Seed Fund

WashU junior or senior undergraduate and graduate students who have completed a full semester of an Olin course or program can apply for $1,000 in seed funding for their startup.

In-Residence Program

Provides WashU students, faculty, staff and alumni with the opportunity to learn from and work with professionals with extensive industry experience

Office of Technology Management (OTM)

Assists WashU faculty in the transfer of technology from the lab to the global marketplace.

Skandalaris Spaces

Need space for an event? Host it with us! Working on a team and need access to 24-hour meeting space? Request after-hours access to the Center.

Social Enterprise and Innovation Lab

An incubator for the creation of news ideas that can advance positive social change as well as generate revenue to create new pathways for social change in St. Louis and beyond.

Technology and Leadership Center

Provides corporate and individual training to meet your company needs, from cybersecurity to leadership development.

The Balsa Group

Consulting services, from WashU students, for a variety of clients, ranging from individual faculty members up through multinational corporations. Focus: market research, technology assessment, competitor analysis, business development, and consumer-facing materials.

Venture Development

The WashU community is invited to set an appointment with a member of our team for help with ideas and businesses at any stage. We will work with you to brainstorm ideas, strengthen financial models, draft business plans, perfect pitches, and so much more.