The Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Across Hofstra

Hofstra University offers prestigious academic programs for students interested in pursuing entrepreneurship as a career in both the Frank G. Zarb School of Business and Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering & Applied Science: 

The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship

Hofstra University’s Frank G. Zarb School of Business offers a major and minor area of study in entrepreneurship. The Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship works closely with the administration and faculty to offer experiential learning opportunities to students in Zarb. Students have an opportunity to work with a team of student entrepreneurs to launch a new venture. These businesses are funded by Capital One, where bankers serve as mentors throughout the academic year.

Computer Science and Computer Engineering Concentration in Leadership and Innovation

The Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering & Applied Science offers a concentration in leadership and innovation in computing for students who are interested in pursuing innovations in the computing field that can have an impact on society, who want to bridge their technical degree with business, and who are motivated to increase their knowledge of entrepreneurship.


For Students in Entrepreneurship

The Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and other programs at Hofstra offer students experiential learning opportunities to gain entrepreneurial skills and put them into practice, including competitions, student organizations, and prototyping facilities. These include:

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For Companies

The Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Hofstra University has many resources for startup entrepreneurs and students who want to start a company, including mentorship, business development services, pro bono legal services, competitions, and prototyping facilities. These include:

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