The entrepreneurial spirit is flourishing in South Florida. Business ideas conceived by forward-thinking entrepreneurs in the community, and innovative Florida Atlantic University students and faculty, need a place to be cultivated, nurtured and allowed to achieve massive success: FAU Tech Runway®.
A South Florida public-private partnership, FAU Tech Runway serves as a core entrepreneurship hub to accelerate technology development and incubate startup companies. This incubation and acceleration takes place in a 28,000-square-foot collaborative working space that provides entrepreneurs with a complete ecosystem that houses, educates, mentors and funds their ventures from ideation phase through to the scaling stage.
Since its inception in 2014, it has launched and served 72 startup companies, which have collectively raised more than $63.5 million in capital, created more than 350 jobs and generated more than $64.7 million in sales revenue. The annual Launch Competition selects 21 of the most promising companies for the year-long Venture Class program.
Are entrepreneurs born or can they be created?
CREATING ONE ENTREPRENEUR AT A TIME
We believe that with the right guidance and leadership, entrepreneurs can be created.
What would it take to turn your dreams into a reality?
WE HAVE THE RESOURCES
FAU Tech Runway provides all the resources you need to take your startup to the next level.
Do you have what it takes to impact our community?
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Entrepreneurs, past and present, are turning South Florida into a premier hub for entrepreneurship.