E+I @ Fulton Schools
Entrepreneurship + Innovation at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering empowers all undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni to leverage an entrepreneurial mindset to advance their ideas for the benefit of our economy and society.
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ASU’s Budding Entrepreneur events
ASU’s Edson E+I Institute events
Frequently asked questions
First-year student FAQs
May I get involved in Entrepreneurship + Innovation programs as a first year student?
May I take an entrepreneurship class as a first year student?
Yes! All students will be exposed to entrepreneurial methods and resources within their introductory engineering classes, but we also suggest that you consider taking FSE 294 – Entrepreneurial Pathways, a 1-credit hour elective course, which will help you discover and prioritize all of the amazing E+I resources we have to offer at Fulton and ASU.
I have an idea for the next big thing! May I get help launching my own startup as a first year student?
Yes! All ASU students, regardless of major, learning modality, or academic level may join Venture Devils, our ASU-wide student startup support program at any time!
Online student FAQs
As an online student, which E+I @ Fulton classes and programs are available to me?
All of them!
Are there any dedicated E+I @ Fulton resources for online students?
Yes, we have a dedicated team of student leaders, mentors, faculty, and staff who will be available to you throughout your entrepreneurial adventure, wherever you may be! Feel free to email us at [email protected] to schedule a virtual meeting with us.
What is the best elective course for entrepreneurially-minded online engineering students?
We suggest that you consider enrolling in our popular online FSE 301 – Entrepreneur and Value Creation and FSE 501 – Technology Entrepreneurship elective courses. You should also peruse many of our other entrepreneurial online course offerings under our Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (TEM) degree course prefix.
All other FAQs
I’m an upper-division/ graduate student. Is it too late for me to get involved in E+I @ Fulton classes and programs?
No! It’s never too late to get involved. Register to attend our next event and we’ll get you plugged in ASAP.
I’d like to advance my entrepreneurial idea while at ASU, but if I do, will I need to share ownership of my startup with the University?
As an ASU student inventor, you typically own and control all of your own intellectual property (IP), unless it was developed in a research lab.
I’m interested in entrepreneurship and innovation, but I don’t know where to start. What should be my first step?
If you’re a current student, consider taking FSE 294 – Entrepreneurial Pathways, a 1-credit hour elective course, which will help you discover and prioritize all of the amazing E+I resources we have to offer at Fulton and ASU. Otherwise, register to attend our next event and we’ll help you identify your best first step.
I’m interested in startups, but I think I’d rather work for one than start one myself. Can you help?
Dive into our media
In the news
Hool Coury Law establishes new professorship at ASU to expand entrepreneurship
A start up Company by an ASU technological entrepreneurship and management student
Venture Devils compete for more than $280,000 in seed funding at Demo Day
In your ears
How We Innovate - Christie Kerner
How We Innovate - Marcus Kennedy
On the Tube
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The best way to engage with all of the E+I @ Fulton resources is to jump in. First, be sure to sign up for our weekly newsletter so that we can keep you in the loop. Next, register for an upcoming How We Innovate Speaker Series session on our Make It Happen page.
Once you’re registered and on our VIP list, you’ll be invited to our next Techiepalooza event, and other exclusive meetups.
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Our signature courses
FSE 194 - Entrepreneurial Pathways
FSE 301 – Entrepreneurship + Value Creation
FSE 501 – Technology Entrepreneurship
Our signature venture-based learning programs
E+I @ Fulton Speaker Series
The bachelor of science in technology entrepreneurship + management program
The ASU E+I certificate program
E+I @ Fulton undergraduate technical elective
The master of science in innovation and venture development program
The master of science technology in management of technology program
E+I @ Fulton graduate electives
Of course, we have myriad for-credit degree, certificate, and badge programs available, but if you’d like to dive in right now, let’s do it! Here are some on-demand resources to get you going:
Want more? You’re in luck.
Engineering educators: We’ve got your back too.
Here are some of our top resources:
EM @ ASU cases
KEEN grant-funded resources
E+I @ Fulton thought leadership
Venture-based learning experiences
Fortunately, in addition to our signature on-demand, undergraduate, and graduate entrepreneurial programs, E+I @ Fulton also works directly with the amazing ASU faculty and staff who lead an array of other venture-based courses and programs for engineering innovators.
Check them out:
Grand Challenge Scholars Program
Engineering Projects in Community Service
Global Engineering Education
Social Innovation Startup Lab
Meet our student startup founders
Meet our Venture Devils founders
Meet our Tech Devils founders
Meet our ASUio founders
Access to work spaces
Rolling seed funding opportunities
Next-Level Venture Development Programs
Student and Faculty Tech Venture founders who excel within the Venture Devils program will be invited to apply to our annual next-level venture development programs. These programs include:
- ASU Tech Devils, who represent ASU’s top eSeed-funded tech venture founders, along with other proven ASU student entrepreneurs, take part in an all-expenses paid innovation retreat.
- Hool Coury Law Tech Venture Challenge, competitors, who are selected to pitch for up to $40,000 in seed grant funding, along with professional Venture Mentorship and additional early-stage startup support offerings.
- ASU Innovation Open, competitors, comprising university student innovators – worldwide – who aim to advance hard tech and social impact ventures.
Tech Venture Challenge
We also value our key collaborators, partners, and supporters: