What Does The Hatchery Offer?

Inspiration and Skills Acquisition

Inspiring students of all schools and disciplines to understand that innovation is relevant to them, and helping them to acquire and apply the core skills of innovation.

  • Courses and training on innovation and entrepreneurship skills, from harnessing creativity to building diverse teams, interdisciplinary thinking, human-centered design, Lean Startup, and more
  • Insights and tips from industry and non-profit though leaders with shows such as "Emory Innovators" and "Might Could: Stories of Innovation in the ATL"
  • Curated Materials for Inspiration, learning and practicing—from strategy and team-building games, to ideation and planning aids, book and media collections, and more
  • Hands-on learning opportunities to apply core innovation skills to create positive change in the world
Learn more about Skills Builder
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Student Venture Support

Working with students to understand their needs and goals, coach and develop their ideas, and connect them to financial, material, and programmatic supports.

  • Material and financial support for projects and startups
  • Personalized coaching and mentoring
  • Equipping student innovators and entrepreneurs with methodologies for predictably and repeatably making effective decisions
  • Connections to programs and resources across Emory, and to companies, organizations, and alumni beyond
Learn more about Incubator
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Resources and Community

Curating the environment, materials, and community that innovators and entrepreneurs need to prototype, build, and launch.

  • A modern, Google X-styled facility that is highly-configurable and provides drop-in working space
  • Makerspace with materials for prototyping, including a 3D printer
  • Collaboration and meeting rooms with whiteboards and AV equipment
  • A supportive and collaborative innovation community, in-person or online.
  • Online Resource Library
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For those who want to teach, support, or mentor student innovators

  • Consult and support student ventures
  • Teach or speak on innovation and entrepreneurship topics
  • Partner to create programs that benefit both students and your organization
  • Provide student externships for entrepreneurship learning and professional growth
  • Sponsor challenges and student projects
  • Provide grants and other support for startups
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