DePaul's Coleman Entrepreneurship Center is a partner to the university's nationally ranked academic entrepreneurship program in the Driehaus College of Business. The Center serves as an entrepreneurial hub for DePaul students, faculty and alumni, a​s well as the broader Chicago business community.​​​

As an integral part of the​​ Chicago entrepreneurship ecosystem, the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center advise​s, inspires, and connects DePaul entrepreneurs from many backgrounds and interests. We're the place where:
  • Students can find real-world guidance in starting or growing a business.
  • Chicago-area startups and other companies can find employees and interns.
  • Seasoned entrepreneurs can connect with students to advise and mentor them as they launch new ventures.
Our programs and events are designed for students from throughout the university, and many are open to DePaul alumni as well as the wider Chicago business community.

Mark your calendar for our exciting upcoming events:

April 21, 2014:
Launch DePaul

If you’re a member of the DePaul community, Launch DePaul is your opportunity to submit and pitch a new business idea. Win cash prizes and in-kind services to help you launch your new venture! Please visit​ for more information.

May 5, 2014: 
Uncommon Questions: DePaul’s Showcase of Crain’s 40 Under 40 ​
Disruptive Experiences: Turn Upheaval Into Opportunity

In today’s fast-paced business environment, entrepreneurial leaders must know how to navigate the turbulence of the business world, shape unexpected events into opportunities, and create strategies for building sustainable ventures. Join four of Crain’s 40 Under 40 honorees as they discuss best practices for leveraging disruptive forces to their personal and professional advantage. 

To stay in touch with Coleman Entrepreneurship Center activities, join our mailing list here​to receive updates on our news and events. 

The Coleman Entrepreneurship Center is funded in part by The Coleman Foundation​, a private independent grant making organization.