Bring your napkin and drawings in and meet with our counselors for an initial business needs assessment.
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The UNLV Startup Center is partnered with campus and community resources to bring together academic and applied knowledge and expertise that will help you build and grow your startup.
A great place to get started with your startup idea is by interviewing potential customers. Check out this video below via Lifft on some good and bad ways to interview customers and get the best picture of what problem you’re actually looking to solve. ...Learn More
Today we were featured in Businessweek! Writer Geoff Gloecker profiled the Startup Center earlier this summer and crafted this article on how UNLV Helps Take Business Ideas Off Napkins and Into Reality. Check out a snippet below: So far, the majority of business ideas...Learn More
Just before school began, Allyson Faiman popped in at our UNLV HQ to learn more about what we were doing sitting at wooden desks in a storefront in the middle of the student union. As it turns out she is a writer for the Rebel Yell and was interested in utilizing some...Learn More
Student engagement is a cornerstone in the mission of the UNLV Business STARTUP Center. The center reaches out to students in both traditional and non-traditional ways to drive engagement, awareness, and interaction.
The UNLV Business STARTUP Center will host campus and community events, speaking engagements, and other programming to provide startups the opportunity to network, learn, and grow. From concept-to-company events, engagement sessions with leading experts on key subjects, or entrepreneur round-table discussions, the center will design programming that will complement the academic curriculum outside of the classroom environment.
The UNLV Business STARTUP Center aims to become a leading no-cost resource for campus and community entrepreneurs who have business ideas, but need assistance in key areas to develop their startups.
With its headquarters on the UNLV main campus and satellite offices at Switch’s inNEVation Center and at the Historic Fifth Street School, the UNLV Business STARTUP Center seeks to be an accessible resourcefor startup business assistance. Team members will also be engaged in community activities and provide relevant resources during citywide events.
The UNLV Business STARTUP Center will invite serial entrepreneurs, experts, and leaders from the community to mentor student startups and offer advice. They will help students learn about and adopt best practices and avoid common pitfalls.
The UNLV Business STARTUP Center seeks to network and partner with local groups, organizations, and industry. The center maintains ongoing contact with technology leaders, Chambers of Commerce, the Vegas tech community, venture capitalists, SBA lenders, under-represented communities within the urban core, and others, forging successful and collaborative public-private partnerships.