What is IEI?
The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute (IEI) at the Fox School of Business promotes a bold entrepreneurial and daring innovative spirit across Temple University's 17 schools and colleges. Through a combination of inventive classroom education, workshops, conferences, customized mentorships, and events, IEI provides students the skills, resources, and courage to disrupt business as usual.
What's more, Temple University Entrepreneurship Academy (TUEA), run by IEI, collaborates with faculty across the campus to enhance entrepreneurial knowledge, engagement, and practice in all the schools and colleges.
IEI is where students bravely pursue their biggest ideas and transform them into businesses that defy expectations and shakeup the rules of the game.
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Events and News
November 27, 2018
Do you have an idea that can make an impact? The Social Entrepreneurship Summit Competition is open to: • New…
November 27, 2018
Temple University Social Entrepreneurship Summit: Featuring New York Times Bestselling Author – ANAND GIRIDHARADAS
Top-Down vs. Bottom-up: Where does the real impact lie in social entrepreneurship Anand Giridharadas is the author of The True…
November 30, 2018
Temple University MS and MBA students and alumni are invited to join us for a Networking Night at MakeOffices 17th…
January 17, 2019
Join us on January 17 for a virtual information session about the Master of Science in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship….
December 4, 2019
At the Social Entrepreneurship Summit, profits and people go hand in hand. The third annual summit, hosted by the Innovation…View All News Articles
November 15, 2019
Student pitch their ideas LIVE! at the 22nd Annual Innovative Idea Competition It was standing room only in the 1810…
October 25, 2019
USA gymnast discusses the pursuit of being “enough” at the 20th Annual League for Entrepreneurial Women’s Conference
What do you want? That’s the question Lisa Wang, USA Hall of Fame gymnast and co-founder and CEO of SheWorx,…
October 14, 2019
Innovation Leader Speaker Series – Championing the Dreamers and Storytellers: A conversation with CEO of La Colombe Coffee, Todd Carmichael
It was Philadelphia that Ben Franklin called home when he tied a key to a kite, flew it during a…
I'm a Temple guy. I wrote a chunk of my business plan for honeygrow at Alter Hall, and the business is very much a #TempleMade concept.
Justin Rosenberg, honeygrow
Participating in the IEI’s Be Your Own Boss Bowl competition was one of my most memorable experiences. I would constantly reach out to my mentor for advice. I ultimately placed 2nd in the competition and received a $10,000 prize.
Neha Raman, Rungh
My time at the Fox School really allowed for me to explore realistic options by building some foundational knowledge and confidence. Temple University and the Fox School have opened up many resources that led to the official launch of my company.
Jared Cannon, Simply Good Jars
IEI has allowed me to expand my knowledge on good Entrepreneurship and given me the opportunity to network with respected business strategists in the Philadelphia area.
Camille Bell, Pound Cake