Strategic Initiative


Goizueta Business Principle No. 53

The Path to Success Contains Multiple Pivots

Our vision is to develop and support entrepreneurial aspirations for students at every stage of their careers and at each phase of venture creation. This includes supporting those who plan to start a business but also enhancing entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial thinking through educational content, intellectual engagement, co-curricular initiatives, and infrastructure.

Entrepreneurship at Emory

Entrepreneurship | Strategic Plan

Goizueta offers wide variety of entrepreneurial programs

Entrepreneurship is more than class offerings at Goizueta, it's a multi-faceted approach to engage students and budding business owners alike. It's cultivation and partnership to ensure ideas are nurtured and companies thrive.
  • Diverse Curriculum

    Entrepreneurship-focused classes offered at Goizueta
  • Interested Parties

    Qualified investors that attend the RAISE Forum
  • Making a Pitch

    Student startups that presented at the last "Pitch the Professors" event
  • Growing Interest

    Teams that applied to be part of the Startup Launch accelerator
  • Vested Interest

    Startups funded to date via the RAISE Forum
  • Fostering Growth

    Number of student startups with a desk at the Atlanta Tech Village

Entrepreneurship Faculty

Giacomo Negro
Professor of Organization & Management; Goizueta Term Chair, Organization & Management; Professor of Sociology (by courtesy)

Entrepreneurship Courses

  • Entrepreneurship and New Venture Mgmt.
  • Leading for Creativity & Innovation
  • Applied Entrepreneurship
  • Applied Lean Startup
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Social Enterprise in Nicaragua
  • Enterprise and Impact Investing
  • Entrepreneurial Accounting
  • Financial Intelligence for Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Valuation: Theory & Practice of Valuing a Business
  • Entrepreneurial Practicum
  • Venture Capital & Private Equity
  • Entrepreneurial Private Equity
  • Perspectives from Practitioners
  • Doing Deals: Private Equity
  • “Appcology”
  • Think, Code Make
  • Marketing Intelligence & Customer Insights
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Innovation in a Digital World
  • Ideation

Featured News

Student Clubs

Goizueta community gathers for first Entrepreneurship Connect Night

Alumni, students, faculty, and staff recently came together for Goizueta’s first Entrepreneurship Connect Night at the Atlanta Tech Village, a Goizueta partner incubator.

Entrepreneurship Team

Atlanta Tech Village

Goizueta sponsors an in-town incubator, with co-working space and conference areas at the Atlanta Tech Village, that fosters serendipitous interactions with hot startups in Atlanta. Winners of "Startup Pitch" gain space.

Other Collaborators

Idea Spaces

There are many places on the Emory University campus where entrepreneurs and innovators gather to collaborate.

    The Emory Student Digital Life TechLab in Cox Hall offers an area for new technologies to be introduced to the campus and evaluated for their use in academic life. Various technologies, including 3D printing and 3D scanning, are now available in the TechLab. TechLab is supported by students for students. Equipment and services include: 3D printers, 3D scanners, Carvey 3D carving machine, soldering irons, button makers, Cricut die cutters, virtual reality resources, hand tools, power drills and rotary tools, Raspberry Pis, and more.

    Raoul Hall (freshmen) and Woodruff Hall (sophomores) have been designated as social entrepreneurship/learning communities on the Emory University campus.

    A casual 24/7 space for students to share ideas, innovate, and build startups: for students by students.

Join Our Efforts

Interested in Entrepreneurship? Contact us to learn more ways you can get involved with faculty and students on various entrepreneurial efforts.