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Startup School

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Have you been mulling over a new venture concept on nights and weekends, and are ready to take the next step? Do you have an idea or early-stage business you know is the next BIG thing? The startup journey can be lonely — if you're looking for support along the road, you're in the right place.

 Apply for Startup School 

What is Startup School?

Startup School provides students the opportunity to explore their new business idea through access to world-class K-State faculty and alumni.  Through this class, students will learn a variety of practical tools and resources and apply them to their venture concept with the goal of operating the business for remainder of the summer (or longer!).

Startup School will take place during the May intercession meeting MTWUF beginning on May 20th and ending on June 7th from 9:10am until 12:40pm.

What do participating ventures get?

  • Credit for ENTRP 440 - Entrepreneurship
  • $2,000 scholarship
  • Custom startup workshops
  • One-on-one mentoring

2019 Key Dates

  • April 5 – Application deadline
  • April 12 – Announcement of accepted students
  • May 20 – First day of Startup School
Please note: The application deadline is final. Late applications cannot be accepted and deadline extensions cannot be granted for any reason. The Startup School staff encourages students to submit applications early so that any technical difficulties can be resolved before the deadline. All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. (CST) on the due date.

Contact

Chad Jackson, director
e. cjackson@k-state.edu 
785-532-2014

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