Entrepreneurship + Innovation

Entrepreneurship + Innovation at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering empowers all undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni to leverage an entrepreneurial mindset to advance their ideas for the benefit of our economy and society.

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Two students work on a Devils Invent design challenge.

Implement innovative solutions to challenging problems at Devils Invent: Augment Our Reality, Sept. 15–17

Devils Invent is a series of engineering and design challenges in which participating students are encouraged to design, build and implement innovative solutions to challenging problem statements submitted by community, industry and university partners. The next event is from Friday, September 15, 2023–Sunday, September 17, 2023 and will be located on the Tempe campus in ECG 101. Get involved at the first Devils Invent of Fall 2023 by signing up below! Registration closes on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at 12:30 p.m.

Apply to Venture Devils by Oct. 1 and turn your idea into reality

Venture Devils empowers the entrepreneurial success of founders by connecting them with venture mentors who provide personalized support. Accepted ventures also receive direct access to Arizona State University seed funding opportunities, training and development offerings and venture development spaces. All ASU students, faculty, staff, alumni and community entrepreneurs affiliated with ASU are encouraged to apply….

Brent Sebold, Michael Hool and Jake Slatnick at Techiepalooza

You’re invited to Techiepalooza, Sept. 1

Join us at Techiepalooza on Friday, Sept. 1, 2023, where Fulton Schools students are the stars of this can’t-miss startup networking event. ASU venture founders from all disciplines will have a great opportunity to pitch their ventures and recruit the best tech talent ASU has to offer!

Student entrepreneurs pose with Sparky and a big check.

Check out the top ASU entrepreneurs at Venture Devils: Demo Day, April 22

Join us in celebration of the hard work, dedication, and continued success of our Venture Devils founders! All ASU students, faculty members and staff interested in entrepreneurship and innovation are invited to the Venture Devils: Demo Day on Saturday, April 22, 2023! The top ASU-affiliated ventures across a variety of verticals and industries will deliver…

Check out the ASU Tech Startup Happy Hour, March 24

Who: ASU’s top and aspiring tech venture founders, including faculty spinout founders, and management team members are invited. The event will feature an informal round of introductions (or lightning venture pitches) by all in attendance. What: E+I @ Fulton Startup Happy Hour powered by Hool Coury Law is a monthly networking opportunity for all ages….

March 24, 20233:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

United States Patent and Trademark Office visits ASU Feb. 24

Join Judiciary leadership from the United States Patent and Trademark Office to learn about IP, trademarks and the opportunity to meet one-on-one! USPTO Presentation + Office Hours for ASU StudentsFriday, Feb. 24, 202311 a.m.–1:30 p.m.Engineering Center G (ECG) Generator Labs 101, Tempe campus [map] and virtualRegister to attend Do you have a novel idea or…

February 24, 202311:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.