Turn your idea into a viable business. Start with an Origin session.
Origin is your starting point for ideation! Here you will meet with a Venture Center representative to explore your idea(s) and receive information about the local resources available to assist you in your entrepreneurial journey. Learn about lean methodology and apply it to your idea by completing a Lean Canvas. Discover the local programs, networking events, and mentorship available to help you navigate the world of entrepreneurship.
Origin sessions are offered every month by The Venture Center’s expert startup guides. Click “Schedule” below to get started.
31 million entrepreneurs in the United States Today
The average, successful startup founder is 45 years old
Rate at which small business failure rate has DECLINED since the 70s
You’re dreaming of building a new future. Don’t wait another day to get started.Have an Idea for Us?
Turn your idea into a viable business.
Compete to win cash and connections.
Global Entrepreneurship Week removes barriers and welcomes all.
Grow cybersecurity skills and make connections.
Spark growth through mentorships and access to resources.
Join the student collective preparing for entrepreneurship.