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Lorentzen Student Hatchery

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‌‌‌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 have been selected. Meet the Summer 2016 Lorentzen Student Hatchery Cohort!

Stay tuned for summer programming information and updates on the businesses. If you are a Drake University student and would like to participate in some of the Hatchery coaching and mentoring sessions, please email jpec@drake.edu.

 

Summer 2015 Lorentzen Student Hatchery Participants

Five businesses participated in the Summer 2015 Hatchery. They are:

  • Glimpse: Ethan Turner & Johnathan Osifuye-White
  • Kelsi Ziemann Artistry: Kelsi Ziemann
  • Settled In: Alexi de Lathouder & Brayton Deprey
  • Snippster: Kai Asberry
  • Dates for Two: Garrett Carty, Chris Fairbank, Sam Lowry  & Braeden Stanley

We look forward to working with our Lorentzen Hatchery students and the others who applied to the program in developing their businesses.

Glimpse Global Logo For Two Logo Kelsi Ziemann Artistry Logo Settled In Logo snippster logo

 

 

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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.

 

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