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HEI 10-Week Summer Incubator

According to the 2013 student entrepreneurs, the 10-Week Summer Incubator is a: 

"Christ-centered hub that fosters creativity, passion, and mentoring to turn our ideas into reality. 

It provides opportunities to:  

  • Network/collaborate
  • Meet and work with passionate people
  • Become a team and build friendships
  • Be held accountable
  • Hang out in a creative space
  • Participate in a Christ-centered program"   

"Innovation by itself has no value until it is chosen by talented entrepreneurs." -- Jim Clifton

Program Description:

An interdisciplinary 10-student cohort is supported for 10 weeks.  Between May and early July students receive the following benefits:

  1. Free lunches (assuming meeting of weekly accountability assignments!)
  2. Workspace
  3. Group excursions
  4. Workshops
  5. Financial support 
  6. Mentors and advisers
  7. Sharpening of business and professional skills
  8. Access to the start-up community
  9. A lived understanding of the start-up process and of self, gifts, and calling