CFL Entrepreneurship: HEI (Hope Entrepreneurship Initiative)
CFL engages students in the "lean startup" process to help them obtain the grounding, experiences, and tools to determine if entrepreneurship is their calling.
What We Offer:
Self-Reflection Questions: Is This You?
- I plan to start my own business.
- I will invent something that changes the world.
- My mind never stops.
- I never give up.
- I am not afraid to take risks even if I might fail.
- I want to be my own boss.
- I am currently interning with a local business.
- I run my own business now.
--Jim Clifton, from The Coming Jobs War, pp. 141-142.
HEI engages students in the "lean startup" process and helps them determine if entrepreneurship is their calling.
Click here to see HEI Program video
Click here to see a real world solution by HEIer Mattheus Matioli
Other HEI Information
HEI Annual Report
HEI Press Releases:
Press Release: December 2012 Lean startup Philosophy Launches Companies, Products
Press Release: November 2012 Hope Students take 2nd in Innovation Competition
Press Release: November 2012 Reindeercam.com on Fox 17 News!
Press Release: November 2012 Hope Students Secure Funding for Proto-type
Press Release: October 2012 Launch of Reindeercam.com App Video
Press Release: October 2012 Hope Program Combines Religion, Business Know-How
Press Release: August 2012 Three Startups Nab $20,000 each in Next-step Funding. pdf version
Press Release: August 2012 Hope Students Pitch Business Ideas
Press Release: July 2012 Student Patent a First for Hope's Entrepreneurship Initiative
Press Release: June 2012 Hope Student's Website Wins Start Garden Funding
Press Release: May 2012 Hope College student-entrepreneur: 'It Just Spread Beyond My Wildest Beliefs'
Press Release: May 2012 Hope Student Gets Grant from Soical Media-based Business Incubator
Press Release: February 2012 Senior Kylen Blom Wins Prize in Entrepreneurship Competition
Press Release: February 2012 Article in Hope's Anchor
Press Release: February 2012 Hope Senior Splits Prize in GR 5x5 Competition
Press Release: January 2012 See HEIer at 5 x 5 event
Press Release: January 2012 Web project born in three-day event
Press Release: January 2012 Winter Happening Schedule
Press Release: December 2012 The Value of Liberal Arts in Entrepreneurship
Press Release: December 2011 MyGreatLakesOnline allows fans to show love for favorite Great Lake
Press Release: December 2011 How to See the North Pole Thanks to Hope College Students
Press Release: November 2011 Entrepreneurship Participants Competing at Accelerate Michigan
Press Release: October 2011 In Entrepreneurial Ideas, Liberal Arts Majors Win
Press Release: July 2011 Hope helps Students Develop Business Ideas
Press Release: June 2011 HEI Students Launch Ideas
Press Release: December 2010 HEI student launches live video web site featuring deer