The Joust celebrates the entrepreneurial efforts of student starters across our campus. The top four ventures will earn up to $75,000 in cash and essential business services.

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Start here to begin your entrepreneurial journey: do what you love, make an impact, and future-proof your career.

Connect with Mentors and Peers

  • Attend free startup networking events
  • Engage with experienced mentors

Learn Entrepreneurial
Mindsets and Skillsets

  • Receive free one-on-one coaching
  • Enroll in ENT classes and programs

Create Solutions and New Ventures

  • Receive the tools to bring your startup to fruition
  • Apply for competitions to win cash and prizes

Succeed by Doing What You Love

  • Grow your business through the UpStarts Student Venture Accelerator
  • Connect with community resources and take advantage of special opportunities

ENT Electives

Classes are open to all undergraduate and graduate students.

Coaching Sessions

One-on-one coaching is available to entrepreneurs at any stage.

Recurring Programs

Programs and events are open to all students, employees, and alumni.


Business competitions feature cash prizes and other awards.


Campus and community resources help strengthen your business.

Upcoming Events

How I Started…. turning my passion into profits!
Blackstone LaunchPad, Student Union
12:00 pm