Educating and inspiring entrepreneurial leaders through engaged teaching, coaching and mentoring within a robust and vibrant entrepreneurial culture.

Applied, Evidenced-Based Curriculum

The IDEATE method is crafted for emerging entrepreneurs and beginners in ideation, offering a structured path to creating market-ready ideas and developing an entrepreneurial mindset through evaluation, hands-on exercises, and insightful reflection.

Nationally Recognized in Pedagogical Innovation

Programs across the country are adopting the IDEATE method to teach their students and our Center is consistently recognized as a leader by top associations in the field.

Jake Teitelbaum

  • Entrepalooza 2024!
    Entrepalooza is the annual marquee event for the Center for Entrepreneurship, and we welcome the opportunity to have you join us.
  • 2024 Speaker Series
    Join us on Tuesdays throughout the semester to hear from successful entrepreneurs tell their story.
  • Demo Day 2023
    Get an inside look on all the ventures developed in Startup Lab in 2023.
  • Demo Day 2022
    Get an inside look on all the ventures developed in Startup Lab in 2022.
Another week, another celebration of our awesome student entrepreneurs!

Eric Rosenblum, founder of Movinblum’s, started his business to help make the parking process and transporting cars to and from underclassmen lots a better and easier experience. Go give @movinblums a follow! Keep up the good work ⭐️
Back in February, we had the honor of having Randall Tuttle of Trade Street Capital partners in to share his story and insight with our ENT 105 students. The Speaker Series has been a blast this semester, and getting to hear and connect with successful entrepreneurs like Randall is truly meaningful to the Center. Thank you so much for coming!
Professor Cohen will be leading a hands-on session about the award-winning IDEATE method at Washington University in St. Louis tomorrow. The IDEATE method has succesfully helped spark fresh entrepreneurial for many students at Wake and across the country, so we are excited to continue to share it!

Entrepalooza is less than 1 month away! Join us April 11th & 12th at our annual marquee event for the Center for Entrepreneurship, including student-led pitches, alumni presentations, and celebrating all of the innovation happening through the Center. We cannot wait to see you there! 💫

Thank you Melissa (’97) and Carney Hawks, our generous sponsors for this exciting event.

The Center for Entrepreneurship at Wake Forest University is here to enthusiastically support you in pursuing your entrepreneurial dreams.

Spot Opportunities

We help our students develop a keen eye for spotting valuable opportunities.

Develop Ideas

Develop valuable ideas into concepts.

Solve Problems

Students develop problem solving skills and solve real world issues under faculty direction.

Learn by Doing

Students learn entrepreneurship by actually doing it!

Launch a Startup

Our most fervent students develop concepts into ventures via access to mentors and robust seed capital.