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

Hank Ingram (MBA '16) developed the idea of making whiskey that is aged in a barge on the Mississippi River. He developed the idea at Vanderbilt, and was motivated to turn it into a real functioning business after taking Launching the Venture, taught by Michael Burcham.

Hank Ingram

CEO of Brown Water Spirits

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 Stacie Pawlicki.