START A BUSINESS. GET PAID.
The Lorentzen Student Hatchery is a unique program aimed at fostering student startups. Entrepreneurship Centers staff provide guidance and support, access to mentors and experts, and more to Drake University students accepted to the Hatchery. Students of any major, undergraduate and graduate, are welcome to apply to the Hatchery for the opportunity to get paid while working on their own startup. Teams can earn up to $10,000. Applications are now available for the summer 2018 cohort! Download a PDF of the 2018 Lorentzen Hatchery Application or a Word version of the Lorentzen Hatchery Application. You can also apply online at http://tinyurl.com/LorentzenHatchery2018. Students applying to the Hatchery are required to take Entrepreneurship 101 in the spring 2018 semester, attend the Startup Boot Camp, OR display equivalent knowledge.
Information sessions are being held at 6 PM in the Innovation Studio (124C Meredith) on the following dates:
If you are a Drake University student and would like to participate in Hatchery coaching and mentoring sessions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Summer 2016 Lorentzen Student Hatchery Cohort
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About the Hatchery
John Lorentzen (Drake B.A. and B.S.B.A in Political Science, Economics, and Management, 1977) founded the Hatchery with the intent to help Drake University students get a head start on creating their own business through a generous donation to the program.
If you have any questions, please contact the Entrepreneurship Center in Aliber Hall or email us.