Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programs

Oberlin’s entrepreneurship programs connect students with a diverse group of constituents including alumni in a variety of fields, friends of the college, and local specialists in innovation and business. Through experiential learning, cocurricular activities, and expert coaching, students are challenged to hone their intellectual and artistic passions.

LaunchU: Oberlin’s Competition for Entrepreneurs

Learn what it takes to grow an idea into a sustainable business, non-profit or social enterprise that can change people’s lives.

About the LaunchU Entrepreneurship Competition

Innovation Grants

Explore your ideas! The FIGs grant provides funding to explore innovative music projects by conservatory and Musical Studies students, and XARTS provides funds for the development and execution of collaborative, multi-disciplinary, artistic projects.

Learn more:

FIGs Grant

Related resources:

Internal Funding Opportunities
Conservatory Office of Professional Development