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The Hatchery is an immersive summer learning experience where participants apply design thinking and lean startup methods to develop solutions and test their own potential business ideas. We want students who are passionate about learning the foundational skills of entrepreneurship while working on problems that matter. Students in the Hatchery earn 6 ENTP credits towards the Entrepreneurship Minor. They interact with each other, staff, faculty, and entrepreneurial experts and mentors to bring their own startup ideas to life. 


May 19th, 2020 - July 3, 2020


The only financial commitment is a $400 refundable commitment deposit.

For students accepted in April, the deposit is due April 22, 2020.

Students who are accepted in, commit, and complete the program will also have their deposit refunded after July 3, 2020. Students who are accepted, commit, submit the deposit and renege on that commitment will not receive their deposit back. More information regarding how the deposit will be collected will be sent to those who have been accepted.


Applications are open until March16th, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST. Applications can be accessed at There will be 2 optional information sessions prior to the application deadline: March 3rd, 2020 (4:30 PM, Wilbur 242) and March 16th, 2020 (12:00 PM, Wilbur 242).


For more information please contact Renée Baran at