TCU Neeley Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation | About Us

In 2000, the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center opened in the Neeley School of Business at TCU and quickly earned an outstanding reputation for helping TCU students imagine and achieve their dreams of being business owners.

What We Do

Student Business Competitions
Students put their business ideas to the test for cash prizes in elevator pitch competitions, venture fund pitches and the TCU Values and Ventures® competition for entrepreneurial students around the world.

Advice for Entrepreneurs
Lunch-and-learns, boot camps and forums for students throughout the year.

Select students gain hands-on experience in a real startup at TECH Fort Worth

Teaching Entrepreneurial Thinking Across TCU
TCU Coleman Faculty Fellows are faculty members across TCU who teach entrepreneurial skills to students from all majors.

Space for Startups
We provide free office and support space for select TCU students to launch and grow their business.

Popular Student Club
The award-winning Entrepreneurship Club at TCU hosts speakers, dinners, company tours, trips to the national conference and a popular mentor program.

Bill Shaddock Venture Capital Fund
Students act as angel investors as they listen to other students pitch ideas for funding, then decide who to fund.

Small Business of the Year Judges
Top TCU entrepreneurial management majors judge the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce annual award.

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