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.

Center for Experiential Learning

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

Entrepreneurial Support Organizations in St. Louis

Entrepreneurial Support Organizations in St. Louis

Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Property Law Clinic

Students in this clinic provide advice and legal assistance to individuals and entities in the area of entrepreneurship. The clinic handles a wide variety of matters for start-up and small businesses and non-profit organizations with the students focusing on business/transactional 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.

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

Let Us Help Promote Your Startup

The Skandalaris Center is happy to help Washington University in St. Louis students, faculty, staff, and alumni with promoting their startup ventures.

Office of Technology Management (OTM)

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

Opportunities Board

A listing of various job and project opportunities within the WashU I&E community.

Pop Up Support

30 Minute meetings with experts in various entrepreneurial subjects - meetings are on a first come first served basis and occur at various times through the year.

Skandalaris Consulting Group

Skandalaris Consulting Group offers consulting experiences with real startups from around St. Louis. We take pride in forming interdisciplinary teams made up of graduate and undergraduate students from all schools at WashU.

Skandalaris Design Agency

WashU startups can submit requests for creative services through the Skandalaris Design Agency.

Skandalaris Membership

Become a student member of the Skandalaris Center and join our community of innovators, entrepreneurs, and change makers at WashU.

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.

WashU Venture Network (WVN)

An invitation-only group designed to connect alumni and friends of the University who are part of the investment community with the next generation of founders and startups emerging from our ecosystem.