UWT students: are you interested in entrepreneurship? Join the Entrepreneurship Academy!
Whether you want to start your own business, or you just wonder whether entrepreneurship is right for you, Entrepreneurship Academy will help you understand yourself and the business landscape. All UW Tacoma undergraduate and graduate students are welcome; there is no cost to participate.
Entrepreneurship is everywhere at UW Tacoma. Across our campus and our community, people are engaged in generating ideas, solving problems, building solutions, and fulfilling needs to create value for others.
FEATURED PLACES / FEATURED SPACES:
Milgard Hall is UW Tacoma’s newest building, designed and built with a focus on collaboration. Housed together are the Milgard School of Business, the School of Engineering and Technology, and the Global Innovation and Design Lab. Together with UWT’s VIBE business incubator, these academic areas are connecting to foster new programs that support entrepreneurs.
The Global Innovation and Design Labpromotes innovation through design thinking across the UW Tacoma campus and community. Its courses and workshops support user-focused problem solving with rapid prototyping and testing of solutions.
VIBE Incubator provides a welcoming environment for entrepreneurs, with coaching, mentoring and a business plan competition for all students. Its special emphasis on serving veterans leverages the talents and experience of our military-connected students.
The UW Tacoma Library Makerspace provides UWT students, staff, and faculty with the tools and resources to build and prototype their next great idea! The social, multidisciplinary, and collaborative environment connects you with UW Tacoma’s creative community.