Big Idea Pitch Competition

On Friday, November 4, 2022, 10 students will pitch their ideas to a panel of judges and an enthusiastic audience. Join us to celebrate the creativity Appalachian students will bring to the stage. LEARN MORE 

Entrepreneur Summit

Every November, students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to join the Center for Entrepreneurship at the Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit. The 2022 Summit will be held on Friday, November 4. Make sure to mark your calendar and save the date!  LEARN MORE.

Student Venture Fund

Is your idea ready for investors? Do you need working capital to get your business out of the starting gate? With no audience watching, present your idea to the Fund Advisory Board and get direct feedback from investors. Funding decisions are made based on viability and scalability.  LEARN MORE

Spring Launch Party

How far are students in developing and launching a viable business? Find out by checking out our Spring Launch Party, a competition where five student business models are pitched in hopes of walking away with a cash prize!  LEARN MORE