Mission Statement

The Atlanta Colleges and Universities Entrepreneurship Consortium fosters a dynamic and collaborative environment that empowers students, faculty, and entrepreneurs to cultivate innovative ideas, drive economic growth, and create positive societal impact through entrepreneurial initiatives.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to position Atlanta as a hub of entrepreneurial excellence, where the combined strengths of our member institutions propel aspiring entrepreneurs toward success. Through cutting-edge research, interdisciplinary collaboration, and experiential learning opportunities, we aim to cultivate a vibrant Atlanta ecosystem that fosters creativity, resilience, and a spirit of innovation. By inspiring and equipping students with the skills and mindset necessary for entrepreneurial success, we catalyze positive change, drive economic development, and shape a thriving entrepreneurial landscape in Atlanta with an international impact.

The goal:

  • To leverage the Atlanta IHEs with industry and government to advance entrepreneurship opportunities that advance innovative ideas, drive economic growth, and create positive societal impact
  • To bridge academia, industry, and government,providing a platform for the exchange of knowledge, resources, and support tonurture the next generation of visionary leaders.
  • To create pathways that engage diverse college/university students in tech-enabled innovations.
  • To connect funding partners with startup founders at all stages of their entrepreneurial journey.
  • To create synergies across the sectors to build a wider knowledge base to build the program on.
  • To highlight efforts in IHEs that advance thevision and mission of the Consortium
  • To create technology-driven solutions that have societal impact that focuses on improving the lives of those who live in Atlanta.