Doherty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership

The Doherty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership focuses on experiential education that encourages creative and critical thinking, opportunity recognition, and plan formulation and implementation. Throughout the year, we sponsor entrepreneurship-themed co-curricular activities open to all majors. The programming provides opportunities for students to further develop their entrepreneurial mindset and skillset.

The Doherty Center is housed in room 140 in the Ernest A. Koury, Sr. Business Center. For more information, contact us at 336.278.6000.

Upcoming Events

Nov. 2 - Elon Innovation Challenge
Compete for cash prizes in this on-campus competition for students with an invention, new venture or social/environmental idea. Learn more and apply by Oct. 23.

Nov. 5 - ENT 490 Startup Implementation course
Focus on launching your idea in this spring semester, invitation-only course with an award of $500 for each idea. Apply by emailing Scott Kelly.

Nov. 5 - Elon in San Francisco Summer '17
Participate in an 8-week opportunity to take a Core capstone course focused on innovation and complete an internship in the heart of San Francisco. Learn more and apply by Nov. 5. Contact Scott Kelly for more info.

Nov. 5 - Acorn Fund from Student Government Association
Apply to receive $4,500 in funding to launch your idea. Contact for details.

Nov. 5 - Innovation in America WT course
Spend 1 week in Silicon Valley engaging companies such as Google and Facebook, networking with alumni, and attending innovation events. Sign up during Winter/Spring Registration.