At its heart, the George R. and Martha Means Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Illinois State University seeks to foster entrepreneurship through teaching, impactful outreach programs, and research, according to Avimanyu Datta, Ph.D.
For as long as he can remember, Zach Mroczkowski ’17 has been an entrepreneur.
Avimanyu Datta, Ph.D., has been named the new director of the George R. and Martha Means Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.
Illinois State senior Blake Whittle has always had a passion for high school sports. Now, he is using the skills he learned at Illinois State to turn that passion into a business of his own.
Illinois State University is part of Celebrating High School Innovators, a program designed to encourage, award, and showcase innovative students from across the state.
The George R. and Martha Means Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Illinois State University is dedicated to helping students get business ideas off the ground and, thanks to an alumni endowment, is equipped to provide financial assistance for young entrepreneurs.
A startup that received a big boost from Illinois State University is looking to make waves in the e-commerce industry.
Meteorites, dinosaur bones, and World War II relics are among thousands of items in the shippable museum being built by new elementary teacher Andrew Frey ’18.
Each fall, the George R. and Martha Means Center for Entrepreneurial Studies invites entrepreneurial-minded students of all disciplines to spotlight their innovative business ideas and compete for funds to get their concepts off the ground through the Startup Showcase.
Student entrepreneurs will compete for financial support and in-kind professional services during the Startup Showcase business competition on November 3,