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Student Entrepreneur Center

The Student Entrepreneur Center at the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business is open to all matriculated University of Bridgeport students and aims to accelerate the successful development of start-ups. The Mission of the Center is to produce successful businesses by providing student entrepreneurs with an array of targeted resources and services.

As a UB student, you can start any legal business, including but not limited to:

  • Products
  • Services
  • Non-profits
  • Software
  • Web-based Sales
  • And more (see “Industry Options”)!

The Student Entrepreneur Center is:

  • Staffed with business professionals
  • Located on campus at 250 Myrtle Avenue, and features an open-work area with upscale workstations
  • No charge to UB students!

If you have a business idea you are interested in pursuing, please complete the application below. You will be notified by email to come in for an interview within 7 days. At the interview, you will meet with one of our Ernest C. Trefz School of Business Entrepreneurs-In-Residence who will walk you through the process of becoming a member of the company at the Center.

 

New Business Application

Industry Options


 

  • Acoustics
  • Aerospace Components
  • Agriculture & Aquaculture
  • Apparel & Textiles
  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • Assistive Technology for the Handicapped
  • Automotive Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Communications
  • Computer & Machine Vision
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Science
  • Construction
  • Consumer Products
  • Diagnostics
  • Display Technology
  • Education & Training
  • Electrical Engineering Energy & Natural Resources
  • Environmental Technology
  • Film & Video Production
  • Food Processing
  • Forestry
  • Graphics & Animation
  • Grinding Technology
  • Health & Medical Services
  • Information Technology
  • Law Enforcement, Security & Protection
  • Machine- and Computer-Human Interaction
  • Manufacturing – Metal Manufacturing – Other
  • Maritime Materials Science
  • Medical Devices
  • Microelectricalmechanical Systems (MEMS)
  • Mining & Minerals Motion Tracking
  • Nanotechnology
  • Optics & Photonics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Plastics
  • Publishing
  • Real Estate
  • Recreation & Entertainment
  • Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Retail – Brick & Mortar Store
  • Retail – Online Store
  • Robotics & Automation
  • Semiconductors & Integrated Circuits
  • Sensors Services – Financial Services – Other
  • Social Network
  • Software
  • Speech Processing & Recognition
  • Superconductivity & Cryogenics
  • Transportation
  • Virtual Reality
  • Wholesale Trade