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Fund Your Business

UC CEC FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
There are several opportunities to fund your business within the Center for Entrepreneurship & Commercialization (CEC). Click the links below to learn more about each opportunity.

Fealy Bearcat Bridge Fund
Apply for a grant to launch your own business.

Business Startup Experience (ENTR3071)
Take a course in which you receive seed funding for a microenterprise of your own.

Competitions
Compete with other students for prize money.

 

EXTERNAL SOURCES OF FUNDS
There are also many external sources of funds that are helpful to student entrepreneurs before they are ready to seek funding from angel investors or venture capitalists.

Crowdfunding
To learn more about crowdfunding, visit our Business Planning Knowledge Base: Funding resources here.

Federal and Non-Federal Grants
Several government and non-government grant programs support both for-profit and social (non-profit) innovators and entrepreneurs. Click to learn more about Federal  and Non-federal Grant programs.