Big Idea Pitch Competition

On Friday, November 3, 2023, ten students pitched their ideas to a panel of judges and an enthusiastic audience. LEARN MORE  about the creativity Appalachian students brought to the stage. 

Entrepreneur Summit

On Friday, November 3, 2023, students, faculty, staff, and community members joined the Center for Entrepreneurship at the 20th annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit. 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