Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship (SCTE)


Rensselaer students are immersed in a campus with a legacy of successful entrepreneurs. Get connected to our global network of accomplished alumni through the Paul J. ’69 and Kathleen M. Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship.

A resource for all Rensselaer students, the center guides, mentors, and coaches student-based startup businesses, connecting those who are starting businesses to resources and networks within and beyond the Rensselaer community. Through entrepreneurship courses, business competitions, and a variety of programs, aspiring entrepreneurs gain access to important funding opportunities, educational resources, and support systems.

Want to know what’s going on in the world of campus entrepreneurship? Join our Discord server or follow us on Instagram.


Jake Szwarcberg ’21

During his time at Rensselaer, Jake Szwarcberg ’21 launched Ventur, a company that offers a social media app designed specifically for the real estate industry.


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110 8th Street, Pittsburgh Building, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-2812

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