Pursue your
entrepreneurial
goals.

We create the structure and resources necessary for students to pursue their entrepreneurial goals.

The Center for Entrepreneurship at the Owen Graduate School of Management was created after the generous gift from Jack and Carolyn Long in 2016. Our mission is to build and grow a productive entrepreneurial ecosystem conducive to creating new and innovative businesses.

OUR PROGRAMS

Owen has a wide array of resources for student entrepreneurs. From scholarships to grants to alumni connections, the Center for Entrepreneurship provides programming for students looking to:

  • START A COMPANY
  • JOIN A STARTUP
  • VENTURE CAPITAL

VIEW OUR PROGRAMS

Featured Alumni

2013 Vanderbilt alum Kendra Kawala is most proud of her business' efforts to support and grow independent wine producers. The most exciting moments of her entrepreneurial journey have come from helping these winemakers get discovered.

Kendra Kawala

Co-Founder & COO of Maker Wine

GET INVOLVED

Not in Nashville? Not a problem.

We are looking for virtual mentors across all industries and geographies and anyone looking to stay connected to Center for Entrepreneurship. If you are an accredited investor and interested in hearing about Vanderbilt or Nashville related startups raising funding, contact Michael Burcham.