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Instilling Entrepreneurial Confidence

CREATE-X is a faculty-led, student-focused initiative to instill entrepreneurial confidence in Georgia Tech students.

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Building The Future

Startups going through the CREATE-X programs have raised outside capital, executed successful crowdfunding campaigns, and secured large corporate clients.

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Startup Lab is the signature element of CREATE-X LEARN. In Startup Lab, students learn about the process of evidence-based entrepreneurship and how to systematically vet ideas and validate market need. It is a 3-credit course and is open to all undergraduate students.

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Idea to Prototype (I2P) is the signature element of CREATE-X MAKE. In I2P, students get faculty mentors, guidance, seed funding, and additional university resources to build functional prototypes of their ideas. Students get 3-6 undergraduate research credits.

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Startup Launch (formerly Startup Summer) is the signature element of CREATE-X LAUNCH. During Startup Launch, teams go from a developed idea or prototype to a fully launched startup. $20,000 in funding is provided to teams by an external investment fund.

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Universities, hoping to sway millennials, are now opening innovation hubs for undergraduates

As colleges look to keep pace with a competitive job market being shaped by automation and globalization, many are opening entrepreneur centers designed to entice millennials.

23 July 2017
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Create-X presents 2017 Product Day

Last week, 27 startup companies, developed by Tech students, assembled in the Klaus Atrium for Product Day, an opportunity to display their innovative ideas to the public.

08 July 2017
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Deep Startups: A CREATE-X Idea Series

CREATE-X has launched a new series called “Deep Startups: A CREATE-X ideas series”. The goal of the series is to inspire students to think bigger when it comes to the problems their startups will solve.

6 October 2016

CREATE-X is a faculty-led, student-focused initiative that provides students the knowledge, skills, abilities, and experiences to confidently pursue entrepreneurial opportunities.