About the Institute

Central Michigan University Isabella Bank Institute for Entrepreneurship is a campus-wide early-stage entrepreneurship and innovation center that provides education, experiential learning, and support for student entrepreneurs to create and incubate business ideas and launch startup ventures. Support programs include workshops and events covering ideation/ concept crafting, team building, customer discovery, business model generation, lean startup concepts, pitch competitions, investor presentations, and startup coaching by a pool of alumni and faculty mentors and advisors. Student teams are connected to resources and opportunities throughout the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the state of Michigan. Top teams earn seed funding to launch their business and have the chance to participate in a summer accelerator program.‚Äč