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FAU Tech Runway

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.

Infographic FAU Tech Runway by the numbers - October 2014 through December 2018.
FAU Tech Runway by the numbers - October 2014 through December 2018: Text description

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Creating Entrepreneurs

Are entrepreneurs born
or can they be created?


We believe that with the right guidance and
leadership, entrepreneurs can be created.
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Launching Businesses

What would it take to turn your dreams into a reality?


FAU Tech Runway provides all the resources you need to take
your startup to the next level.
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Getting Involved

Do you have what it takes to impact our community?


Entrepreneurs, past and present,
are turning South Florida into
a premier hub for entrepreneurship.

FAU Tech Runway Sponsors and Grantors

Presenting Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Fleischer Family Foundation
The Fleisher Family Foundation

Gold Sponsors

Elmore Family Foundation
Elmore Family Foundation

Silver Sponsors

Connor and Ryan Lynch
Connor and Ryan Lynch
Mr. Rhys L. and Dr. Lorna Williams
Mr. Rhys L. and Dr. Lorna Williams

Bronze Sponsors

Signature Sponsors


FAU Tech Runway

901 NW 35th Street, Boca Raton, FL 33431
Phone: (561) 297-8000   |  Email: techrunway@fau.edu
Web: TechRunway.fau.edu   |   Contact Form and Directions

 Last Modified 6/7/19