Entrepreneurship Lab

ANNOUNCING THE WINNER OF THE MICHAEL DEZER SUMMER 2016 SCHOLARSHIP

Alexa McKenna

Dezer Research Fellow
Market Research, Financial Analysis and Strategic Planning, Voiceitt

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163 William Street Room 344
New York NY 10038

The Entrepreneurship Lab (eLab) was founded on February 16th 2012 as a collaborative workspace designed to bring together students from Pace's six Schools and Colleges to promote cross-disciplinary problem solving, experiential learning and the development of an entrepreneurial mindset.

The eLab is staffed by highly motivated personnel and offers a variety of technology resources, including high-performance computers, sophisticated software, a professional video studio, a surface computer, and a 3D printer; as well as a wide variety of desktop, laptop and tablet computers. The eLab's dedicated facilities include a private meeting room, a collaborative work studio, casual work space, and a classroom.

In addition to providing staff assistance, valuable technology resources and dedicated space, the Entrepreneurship Lab organizes a wide variety of events and activities. These include competitions, such as the Pitch Contest, Business Plan Competition and Mobile App Design Contest; a host of different speakers; social and networking functions; as well as workshops and mentoring programs.

The eLab has space for students to launch and manage a new venture, and serves as a 'home base' for those wishing to explore entrepreneurship.

Pace’s entrepreneurship program combines a well-established core curriculum and innovative new courses, such as Entrepreneurial Implementation, with integrated co-curricular support, through centers such as the Entrepreneurship Lab and the Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship, as well as exciting extra-curricular activities, such as the Pace Pitch Contest, Business Plan Competition, and App Design Contest to provide a meaningful educational experience.

Combining all of this with a rich integration in New York City’s vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem provides our students with a truly distinctive entrepreneurship program.

Entrepreneurship is much broader than the creation of a new business venture. At its core, it is a mindset – a way of thinking and acting. It is about imagining new ways to solve problems and create value. Fundamentally, entrepreneurship is about opportunity; the ability to recognize a new opportunity, to methodically analyze the opportunity, and ultimately, to capture the value of that opportunity. Such skills are important for those seeking to establish new ventures, and critical for a variety of professional careers given today’s hyper-competitive marketplace where rapid technological innovation and globalization has changed the very nature of work.

 

 

 

 

 

Get started in three simple steps


1. Register Online

Tell us about yourself, your interests and any business idea that you may have.

2. Schedule an Appointment

Meet the Associate Director to learn more about the lab and its activities. Get a brief overview of the lab resources including computers, software and electronics.

3. Start working

Organize your ideas by defining your Mission Overview, Specific Objectives and Measurable Outcomes (MOSOMO) and pursue your ambitions.

Annual Report

Click here to download the eLab Report for web viewing (5 MB) (PDF)

Click here to download the eLab Report for printing (8 MB) (PDF)