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 (two or more people) can earn up to $10,000.
Pitches have been pitched and the businesses who will be participating in the Summer 2016 Lorentzen Student Hatchery Cohort will be announced soon. Stay tuned!
Summer 2015 Lorentzen Student Hatchery Participants
The Entrepreneurship Centers would like to thank everyone who submitted applications and presented for the summer 2015 session. Out of the thirteen applicants, five businesses were chosen to participate. They are:
We look forward to working with our Lorentzen Hatchery students and the others who applied to the program in developing their businesses.
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.
Lorentzen Hatchery in the News
If you have any questions, please contact the Entrepreneurship Center in Aliber Hall or email us.