Leading the Way
Our world-class entrepreneurship faculty and nationally-recognized learning models lead the way for entrepreneurs at NC State.
- 22 faculty members across eight academic departments teach at least one undergraduate entrepreneurship course.
- 71 percent of undergraduate entrepreneurship faculty serve on boards of directors or advisory boards to commercial and social ventures.
- 59 percent of undergraduate entrepreneurship faculty have started, bought or run a business.
12 Startups Launched
The Chancellor's Innovation Fund has led to the creation of a dozen new companies.Learn More
Resources for Faculty Innovators
Get connected with the resources offered by the Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures.
Utilizing the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps framework, OTCNV teaches university scientists and engineers how to apply lean startup methodology for bringing university-developed products and services to the marketplace. Funding is available through the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund, awarding up to $75,000 to support short-term commercially-focused research projects.
Faculty and Staff News
Nov 14, 2017
NC State Ranks Top 20 in Best Colleges for Entrepreneurs
NC State has been ranked by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine as a “Top 25 Best Undergrad Programs for Entrepreneurs in 2018,” coming in at no. 19 on the list.
Nov 1, 2017
Quarterly Outlook of Triangle Entrepreneurs (QuOTE) Shows Greater Optimism from Q3 2017 Relative to Q4 2017
“This is the first time … there has been an increase in optimism from Q3 to Q4” – Lewis Sheats, Poole College professor of practice and director, NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic