Origin Ventures Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership

A vibrant community of entrepreneurs and changemakers.

Cross-campus collaboration

Hi, we're the Origin Ventures Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership. We're your entry into a cutting-edge, collaborative environment where your ideas can come to life through our many programs and activities. Pursue and refine your ideas as you work with others across campus to transform business and change the world.

iVenture Accelerator

Nurturing student startups by providing resources to turn your idea into a scalable venture.

Illinois Impact Incubator

Supporting students with ideas to make a social or environmental impact.

3 Day Startup

A multi-disciplinary program to develop ideation, team building and presentation skills.

Map the System

A global competition that challenges you to think differently about social change.

Women in Entrepreneurship WIE Connect

Sharing insight from women in business so you can learn from their entrepreneurial journey.

Inclusive Entrepreneurship Series

Exposing you to diverse founders about what it takes to promote inclusivity and drive change.