Entrepreneurship at IE University

Entrepreneurship is a mentality, and it’s infused into everything we do.

BEYOND STARTING UP

Entrepreneurship is so much more than starting a business. It’s a mindset that leads you to constantly question the status quo and search for better ways to do things. It’s a bold way of living that inevitably results in positive impact and innovation. With this mindset in place, you’re bound to disrupt, no matter the role, company, or industry you’re in.

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As a transformative educational institution, we empower students to make their mark on the world.

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COMBINE YOUR PASSION WITH YOUR TALENT

With an entrepreneurial mindset, everyone wins. This way of thinking and behaving allows you to find and live at the intersection of what you love, what you’re good at, and what the world needs, leaving you with a truly fulfilling career journey.

On a personal level, it gives you the autonomy to pursue your vision and turn your ideas into reality. It empower your personal growth by allowing you to develop resilience, confidence, and a positive attitude.

On a professional level, this mindset encourages you to innovate and create solutions to existing problems or identify untapped opportunities, acquire new skills, expand your knowledge, learn to leverage the collective knowledge and resources.

And on a societal level, entrepreneurship allows you to create products or services that improve people’s lives and/or contribute to social causes. It also fosters innovation, creates jobs, and promotes diversity – evening the playing field and amplifying marginalized voices.

WHO CAN BE AN ENTREPRENEUR?

Entrepreneurship isn’t a homogeneous experience – it can look like: 

  • Starting your own company
  • Innovating within a long-established organization
  • Being a key member of a new startup team
  • Using your resources to invest in others
  • Acting as a teacher/mentor for other entrepreneurs

What all of the players in this ecosystem have in common is the drive, creativity, and outside-the-box thinking that define entrepreneurship.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP AT IE UNIVERSITY

HOW YOU THINK

Risk management, effective problem-solving, innovation, and more make up the entrepreneurial mindset we instill in all students – both inside and outside the classroom.

WHAT YOU DO

Startup accelerators, mentorship programs, networking, industry coaching… At IE University, there are infinite ways to get involved and grow as an entrepreneur.

WHO YOU DO IT WITH

Our tight-knit network of entrepreneurs includes founders, professors, mentors, investors, partners, companies, collaborators, and so much more.

OUR COMMITMENT: Elevating Your IE University Experience​

We continually strive to elevate your IE University experience, taking pride in our data-driven successes that reflect your achievements, because your success is our success.​

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25%
ie alumni who start their own companies
25%
ie alumni who start their own companies
+1500
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