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When enterprising NC State students, alumni and community members come together, bright ideas shine and bold concepts win out in the end.

Meetings of the Minds

Entrepreneurship happens every day at NC State. Through a year-round calendar of events, we help student entrepreneurs build relationships with future collaborators, experienced mentors and prospective investors. And regular educational programs and networking functions encourage our self-starters to explore the potential profits and social impacts of their fledgling businesses.

With campuswide resources and expert guidance, NC State entrepreneurs have ample support to grow their ambitious plans into exciting opportunities. It’s a packed schedule that connects entrepreneurial students, invested alumni and industrious members of the community — all with a clear focus on developing innovative concepts into promising startups.

Entrepreneurship Competitions

Students from all academic departments can participate in entrepreneurship competitions and have access to events, workshops, mentoring that enable them to test and refine their founder skills.

2018 Lulu eGames Winner, Tuéri


The entrepreneurship community at NC State comes together in a diverse variety of locations designed to support innovation and creation. Across campus and around Raleigh, budding entrepreneurs can turn their big ideas into brand-new businesses.