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We prepare students to harness their creative potential — and it's working. Our undergraduate degree ranks amongst the best in the country according to the Princeton Review. Entrepreneurship students are achieving success in securing great jobs, creating new startup companies, transitioning into family business, or starting artistic careers.
Entrepreneurs come from everywhere
Musician turned entrepreneur, Jade Gibson ('19), turned her passion for playing music into a successful luxury wedding and event entertainment company, called Jade Strings. With the knowledge gained through classes and mentoring, Jade now has over 200 clients.
Transferring military skills to startup life
Marine Corps Veteran, Corey Umstott ('20), had a dream of owning an auto repair shop one day, and through the FGCU Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program, Corey now owns and operates a profitable mobile auto repair company called Eagle Auto Repair.
Medical marvels through the eyes of a pig
Makenzie Whitaker ('19) was a Runway Program Participant, an English Major with an Entrepreneurship Minor, and is a kidney transplant survivor. She brought her dream to life with her book, The Kidney Kronicles, to help kids and families through difficult medical procedures.
A Program for Everyone
Design your path to an innovative career with a degree that encourages creativity and promotes success.START YOUR FUTURE
A great option for those that want to learn entrepreneurship, but have a deep passion for something else.expand your capabilities
For professionals interested in learning more about corporate innovation or starting their own business.GO BEYOND
FGCU Runway Program Startup Incubator
Join the flagship program at FGCU for students and alumni to start a business.LAUNCH YOUR BUSINESS
Living Learning Community
Incoming freshmen are immersed in the entrepreneurial spirit of FGCU.LIVE WHERE YOU LEARN
Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program
Entrepreneurship Training for U.S. Military Veterans looking to starting a business.TAKE THE FIRST STEP
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