Championing innovation locally and globally.

If you are an entrepreneur or dream of being one, this is the place for you. We welcome students from every major to test your ideas in competitions, pitch to investors for real cash, make decisions as an angel investor, meet successful entrepreneurs and network with entrepreneurial students at TCU and around the world. Already have a business? We provide useful research and resources to help you continue your success.

Top Entrepreneurship Competitions
GW Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Best Full-time MBA in Texas for Entrepreneurship
Bloomberg Businessweek, 2023
Best Undergraduate School for Entrepreneurship in the Southwest Region
The Princeton Review, 2023
Entrepreneurship Competition in the Nation, Values and Ventures
Times of Entrepreneurship
Best MBA in Texas for Entrepreneurship
Poets&Quants, 2023
Entrepreneurship Competition in the Nation, CREATE
Times of Entrepreneurship
Best College for Entrepreneurship
U.S. News & World Report, 2023
Best MBA in the World for Entrepreneurship
Poets&Quants, 2023
Best Undergraduate School for Entrepreneurship in the U.S.
The Princeton Review, 2023

Excellence in Entrepreneurship Teaching and Pedagogical Innovation Award
Winner, Outstanding Contributions to Venture Creation
Winner, Exceptional Activities in Entrepreneurship Across Disciplines
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Our Mission

To empower students, entrepreneurs and the DFW community.

  • Students. We encourage cross-campus applied learning by providing all TCU students with the opportunities, resources, education and networks to explore, create and realize their entrepreneurial dreams.
  • Research. We conduct cutting-edge entrepreneurial research to improve the success of established entrepreneurs.
  • Community Partnerships. We advance the local and national entrepreneurial ecosystem through strategic partnerships with entrepreneurial organizations, incubators, chamber of commerce and city government.

2019-2020 Academic Year

Undergraduate Majors
At TCU with Entrepreneurship Courses Open to All Students
Entrepreneurship Courses
Entrepreneurship Programs
Businesses Funded
We Partner with on Internships

Quick Hits

Neeley fountain

Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Collaborates with Fine Arts for New Competition Look

A senior department of design student developed a new brand design for this year’s TCU Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures Competition. Bri Castillo’s winning design celebrated the west and cowboy culture.

April 12, 2024