Funding

ASU Funding Network

The ASU Funding Network provides donor and sponsor funding to student, faculty and community-led startups to help fuel the launch of hundreds of ASU-affiliated ventures each year.

ASU Innovation Open

The ASU Innovation Open is a competition designed to fuel multidisciplinary teams of collegiate founders as they harness the power of entrepreneurship to tackle the world’s most challenging problems.

eSeed Challenge

The eSeed Challenge helps all supported ventures to develop repeatable and scalable business models, regardless of follow-on funding or support opportunities.

Hool Coury Law Tech Venture Challenge

The Hool Coury Law Tech Venture Challenge enables ASU-affiliated startups to win up to $20,000 in seed grant funding, along with professional Venture Mentorship and additional early-stage startup support offerings.

Sarsam Family Venture Challenge

The Sarsam Family Venture Challenge enables ASU-affiliated startups to win up to $15,000 in seed grant funding, along with professional Venture Mentorship and additional early-stage startup support offerings.

Fulton Schools Experiential Learning Grant

Apply to receive funding from the Fulton Schools for your educational travel and venture development experiences.

Legacy Seed Funding Initiatives

Amazon Alexa Venture Challenge

The Amazon Alexa Venture Challenge enables ASU-affiliated startups to win up to $50,000 in seed grant funding, along with professional Venture Mentorship and additional early-stage startup support offerings.

Ashton Family Venture Challenge

The Ashton Family Venture Challenge enables ASU-affiliated startups to win up to $10,000 in seed grant funding, along with professional Venture Mentorship and additional early-stage startup support offerings.

Ignite Sparky

The Ignite Sparky Design Challenge aims to “level-up” Sparky, the most loved and feared mascot in college sports, by developing the most awe-inspiring and innovative designs imaginable.