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Kogod Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Kogod Entrepreneurship


We believe in the power of entrepreneurs to change the world. We are committed to developing and empowering American University students and entrepreneurs to turn ideas into action for economic, environmental, and social progress.


We will be a leader in fostering sustainable entrepreneurship that creates enduring, high impact economic, environmental, and social benefits.


To create a thriving entrepreneurial environment that provides the resources and support needed to turn innovative ideas into early-stage new ventures and meaningful research.


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Real-world learning in grad and undergrad entrepreneurship classes.



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Gain assistance and mentoring to translate your idea into a new venture.


New Venture Fund

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Incubator ventures may also apply for funding support.


In the News

Student Entrepreneur
Aviva Kamler, CEO and founder of SHELF, reflects on her experience launching a business. Read Full Article

Incubator Launch
The Washington Post showcased Kogod's new Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Innovation Initiative and Incubator. Read Full Article

Contact Us

Kogod Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Innovation Initiative
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016

Phone: (202) 885-1921

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