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Don Beall Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Don Beall The Don Beall Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship fosters a connection among researchers, visionaries, business leaders and venture capitalists. You can become involved in one of the many exciting programs offered through the Center and enhance your own entrepreneurial tendencies. Programs offered include a business plan competition, a venture capital investment competition, an entrepreneurial skills workshop series, a breakfast speaker series and one-on-one consulting.

Find out more about the Don Beall Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Business Plan Competition

This Center is home to one of the nation’s premier business plan competitions — the Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth Business Plan Competition. This competition garners international media interest and awards prizes of up to $30,000. Participants have the opportunity to form a team, create a business plan and potentially fund their business idea — all within five months.

Find out more about the Business Plan Competition.