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Whether you are looking to connect with fellow Hokie-entrepreneurs, build something new, or launch your own venture, we have a program for you.

It all starts with joining our Startup Hokies Community.  Let’s Go!


Ignite Pitches

Ready? Ignite! Whether you are actively working on a new venture or just want to meet other students interested in entrepreneurship, get moving with Ignite


KickStart VT

Apply to pitch your idea at these monthly events and receive feedback from proven entrepreneurs as well as equity-free seed $ grants

Venture Builders Workshops

Attend our weekly workshops to learn new skills. Topics include opportunity identification, new venture creation, funding & financing, software and creative platforms and much more


Venture Founders

Select students receive merit-based awards and funding to grow their business through participation in external programs

Venture Mentors

Venture Mentors are alumni-entrepreneurs who pay it forward by giving their time to assist student founders

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