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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.

Apex Center for Entrepreneurs offers programs that enable any student from any major to get involved during any year of their time at Virginia Tech.


Ignite: Kickoff events

Looking to get started or plug into entrepreneurship at Virginia Tech?  Whether you are actively working on a new venture or just want to try something new, start with Ignite


KickStart VT

Pitch your idea at these monthly events and receive feedback from proven entrepreneurs as well as a shot at seed funding for your new venture

Venture Builders Workshops

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

Startup Hokies Accelerator

An 8-week, cohort-styled, experiential program that builds student startup teams, engages prospective customers and launches new business concepts


Venture Scholars

Select students receive merit-based awards that provide funding, housing and coaching to grow a business idea and achieve potential with a peer cohort

Venture Mentors

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

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