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COLLEGE OF INNOVATION + DESIGN — Dean’s Report
beyond the classroom.
The Venture College cultivates and supports student
entrepreneurship at Boise State to economically
empower our students. Our programs build skills and
instill an entrepreneurial mindset to pursue new ideas
and launch ventures. We provide students across
campus with training, venture incubation support, and
unique startup experiences to help them find their
Supported the creation of 78 new student
ventures in the past year.
Launched Hacking for Homebuilding, a reverse pitch competition
where 15 teams, composed of 40 students from 3 universities in
Idaho, participated in a week-long competition to solve some of
the top challenges facing the homebuilding industry.
Hosted 24 Survive to Thrive sessions in partnership with
Trailhead to help startups in response to the pandemic. This
series has over 2,000 views, reaching more than 12,500 people
on YouTube and 7,000 on Facebook.
To learn more:
Nic Miller, Executive Director
J.A. & Kathryn Albertson Foundation
Franklin Building Supply
Weyerhaeuser, Trus Joist
Trolley House Ventures