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Entrepreneurship Resources

With a long tradition in innovation, RIT provides an entrepreneurship rich culture with a unique set of resources that allow entrepreneurs to thrive. As a student in this program you benefit from these resources that allow you to put your entrepreneurial dreams into action and gain access to expertise across all nine RIT Colleges, mentorships, business coaching and venture capital investors.

  • One of a select few federally funded National Science Foundation i-Corp Grant Recipient
  • RIT partners in national Integrated Photonics initiative
  • Nine RIT Colleges recognized in all STEAM disciplines

Centers

  • Simone Center Where business, engineering, computing, and design students meet and collaborate to launch ideas
  • Venture Creations Incubator with 20+ mid-seed companies commercializing innovative products and services
  • Saunders Consulting Student consultant projects with regional companies – from start-ups to Fortune 500
  • The Construct University-wide makerspace for rapid prototyping, featuring 3D modeling and open to all students
  • CUE Building wealth through entrepreneurship in urban communities

Competitions

Programs

  • Digital Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship Scholars
  • Idea Lab
  • Innovation Challenge Grant
  • Innovators Hour
  • Saunders Startup
  • Studio 9.30
  • Student Incubator
  • Team Builder