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Campus and Community Engagement
Pair an entrepreneurial education with innovative opportunities to learn, work, and live. The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship connects students with myriad ways to expand their creative ventures, from networking with alumni and business mentors to competing for start-up funds.
This two-part event supports budding student start-ups, providing mentorship and funding paired with hands-on experience.
Have your questions answered by a panel of experienced investors, and chat with Trinity’s Investor in Residence in this interactive event for interested entrepreneurs hosted annually. More information closer to the date of the event.
The Trinity University Network of Entrepreneurs (TUNE) annually brings together Tiger entrepreneurs of all stripes during Alumni Weekend. Check the Alumni Weekend schedule to learn more!
Community Engagement Events
San Antonio Startup Week
The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is a key partner in facilitating events, activities, and networking during San Antonio Startup Week, a multi-day celebration of all things entrepreneurship in our city.
San Antonio Entrepreneurship Week
Trinity participates in this weeklong celebration of entrepreneurship in the San Antonio region, focusing on storytelling, perspective sharing, and community building.
Students + Startups
Students+Startups connects San Antonio startups with high-caliber university students and provides an opportunity to gain real-world experience in young dynamic startups and see the multiple roles and skill sets early hires have in them.
From San Antonio's largest cash prize pitch competition, TechFuel, to the annual Tech Bloc Rally, Tech bloc is a tech- and urban-centered movement that is the voice for the technology ecosystem in San Antonio.
CivTechSA connects students, companies, and the tech community with the City of San Antonio to solve community challenges through events like the Datathon and the IgniteSA Pitch Competition.
Other Community Programs
The Center participates in a variety of other entrepreneurship programs in our community, including:
Our partners host a range of events and activities open to the Trinity University community. Partners include:
Once you’ve founded your venture and are ready for funding, the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship will support your application and travel to compete at pitch competitions.
- TCU Values and Ventures® Competition
- Baylor New Venture Competition
- Rice Business Plan Competition
- Texas A&M New Ventures Competition
- DisrupTexas Pitch Competition
- Heartland Challenge Startup Competition
- Draper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs
- EO Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA)
- Entrepreneurship World Cup
- CEO Global Pitch Competition