The Center for Entrepreneurship at Millikin University is a dedicated resource for entrepreneurs at every level. Through a variety of programs and development opportunities, The Center serves Millikin faculty and students, youth (ranging in age from elementary to high school level), community, and local businesses.

Upcoming Programs

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Startup Weekend Decatur

Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event where developers, designers, and business development folk come together to pitch an idea and launch a business, all in one weekend. It is a great opportunity to test startup ideas, meet potential co-founders, build your community in Decatur and launch your next startup!
Friday, February 10-Sunday, February 12, 2017

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Self-Employment in the Arts Conference
Friday and Saturday, February 24-25 in Lisle, IL

Geared towards emerging visual, performing, literary, and media artists, the SEA Conference includes keynote presentations, artist-led sessions, panel discussions, one-on-one mentoring sessions, round-table discussions, and workshops. There are also performances, a juried college art competition with $800 in prizes, artistic pitch competition with over $3,000 in prizes, and late night activity rooms. For educators, there are also sessions and opportunities to share best practices. Click here to view the conference website.
If you are a Millikin student or faculty interested in attending the conference, please contact Kate Flemming by February 1st.

Entrepreneurial Areas of Study

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Millikin Collegiate DECA
Campus | Center for Entrepreneurship | Community
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
February 17, 2017, 12:30pm
Love your Community, Love your Neighbor; that was the theme of the Valentine's Food Drive hosted by Millikin University's Collegiate DECA student organization during the week of Feb. 13-...
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Academic | Campus | Center for Entrepreneurship
BluSolar has impressive showing at Cleantech University Prize Competition
February 13, 2017, 12:30pm
Millikin University student-led startup BluSolar had an impressive showing at the Cleantech University Prize (UP) Pitch Competition on Feb. 9, finishing in second place. The competition,...
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Experts in Team
Academic | Center for Entrepreneurship | Spotlight
Experts in Teams
February 10, 2017, 11:30am
Last fall, students from Millikin University's Tabor School of Business traveled to Denmark to compete in an innovation competition titled "Experts in Teams," hosted by the Business Academy...
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