Entrepreneurship at the University of Portland combines experiential learning opportunities with a values-based education that emphasizes integrity, opportunity recognition, risk-taking, and hard work. The Franz Center facilitates connections among students, alumni, faculty, and industry practitioners that enable powerful collaboration and real-world results.

Franz Center Entrepreneurship Programs

E-Scholars Program is OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS at UP.

Entrepreneur Scholars is a competitively selected group of University of Portland undergraduate students from all majors and disciplines across the campus who create new business ventures, social enterprises, as well as innovative products and delivery models for organizations.

For more information about the E-Scholars Program

100K-slide.pngMore Information on the 2018 $100K Challenge Venture Competition and events beginning in January 2018.  


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