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Entrepreneurship & Innovation at CWRU

The Veale Institute for Entrepreneurship at Case Western Reserve University catalyzes entrepreneurial ideas through education and training, accelerates venture creation, and connects people in a transformative way.


From market analysis to patent protection, we’ve got a course (or degree, program or certificate).


Take the first steps to turn your vision to reality.


Don’t know how to write a business plan or assess IP? It’s OK—we’ve got people to help.


The Veale Institute was established to accelerate, inspire and connect

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$10.3 million+
in sales, awards and investment dollars raised by student startups using Sears think[box] and LaunchNET since 2012
active student startups in 2018, ranging from early-stage to ready-for-market
CWRU students and alumni who have taken advantage of free consultations from LaunchNET to research and establish enterprises since 2012
square feet of equipment and collaboration space available to all at Sears think[box]
new intellectual property deals with industry through our Technology Transfer Office in FY 2018