Creating Startup Universities

How is your university promoting innovation and entrepreneurship?

Hold business competitions

Universities can encourage startups through business plan competitions. This creates a startup-friendly campus culture and gives much-needed seed funding to winning businesses. For example, Howard University awards $5,000-$10,000 to its business plan competition winners.

Winning proposals could also be segued into incubator and/or accelerator programs to increase the startups’ possibilities for success.

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