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Entrepreneurship

Turning Big Dreams into Bold Moves

The product Dani Ruffolo pitched during her sophomore entrepreneurship class now has a patent — and led her to launch her own company.

4th

largest student-run business in the country

100%

of entrepreneurship majors start and run a business

98%

placement rate after graduation

131

new ventures launched by alumni in the last decade, with $21.6 million in funding

180+

for-profit micro-businesses started during the sophomore experience

200+

program mentors, along with 35 entrepreneurship-related classes

Entrepreneurship Program

Here, we know good business does more than make money. It drives innovation. It creates new opportunities. And it even helps solve the world's most pressing problems.

Explore our Entrepreneurship Program

Flyer Enterprises

As part of the fourth-largest student-run business in the nation, with more than $1.2 million in annual revenue, you can work your way from barista to CEO before graduation.

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L. William Crotty Center

An incubator for the next generation of entrepreneurs, the Crotty Center gives students the opportunity to start actual micro-businesses and exposes them to local entrepreneurial businesses, company leaders and venture capitalists.

Flyer Pitch Competition

UD hosts the first — and only — multi-site, global pitch competition at the collegiate level. Each year, aspiring entrepreneurs can pitch their idea and compete for $300,000 in cash prizes and in-kind support.