TCU Neeley Entrepreneurship Center



In 2000, the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center opened in the Neeley School of Business at TCU and quickly earned an outstanding reputation for helping TCU students imagine and achieve their dreams of being business owners.

What We Do

Student Business Competitions – Students put their business ideas to the test for cash prizes. From elevator pitch competitions at TCU and across the U.S., to our prestigious Values and Ventures® competition for entrepreneurial students around the world.

Advice for Entrepreneurs – Lunch-and-learns, boot camps and forums provide valuable information for future business leaders.

Internships – Select students gain hands-on experience in a real startup at TECH Fort Worth

Teaching Entrepreneurial Thinking Across TCU – TCU Coleman Faculty Fellows – faculty members from academic areas across TCU, not just the business school – help students on their entrepreneurial path not matter 3what their major

Space for Startups – Free office and support space for select TCU students to launch and grow a business.

Popular Student Club – The Entrepreneurship Club at TCU hosts distinguished speakers, dinners, road trips, trips to the national conference and a popular mentor program.

Angel Network – Students learn what investors look for in viable businesses as they participate in the funding process.

Small Business of the Year Judges – Top TCU entrepreneurial management majors judge the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce annual award.


#6 Best Undergraduate Business School for Entrepreneurship in the nation, Bloomberg Businessweek, 2013

#20 Best Entrepreneurial Colleges, Entrepreneur magazine, 2015

National Model Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program, U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 2011

Best Student Chapter in the Nation, National Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization, 2013 and 2009

14,000+ Members

198 Chapters

61 Countries

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