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Funding opportunities for student entrepreneurs.
Eship@RPI supports student entrepreneurs as they seek to learn more about the business aspects of start-ups and early stage companies. Faculty and experienced entrepreneurs mentor students who are developing business plans or who want to work with early stage companies.
Rensselaer Entrepreneur Internship Program (REIP)
Designed to assist students in the understanding of the opportunities and challenges of a startup or early stage company.
Venture BPlan Series
A collaboration of the Center for Economic Growth and the Rensselaer Emerging Ventures Ecosystem. This forum offers a first-look for the business community at the best and brightest early-stage growth companies in our region. Up to two businesses present each session to a panel of investment experts. This forum offers visibility for entrepreneurs to the region’s angel and institutional investors, business service providers, advisors, students, faculty, alumni and the early-stage business community.
With $65,000 in prizes, the DEBUT challenge is open to undergraduate student teams working on innovative solutions to unmet health and clinical problems
I-Corps Team program: provides real-world, hands-on, immersive learning about what it takes to successfully transfer knowledge into products and processes that benefit society. This training is conducted at a national level. $50,000 per team.