The Nault Center for Entrepreneurship is a nationally ranked, campus-wide, interdisciplinary center located in the Muma College of Business. Since its founding in 2002, It has developed as a partnership with the Muma College of Business, USF Health, the College of Arts and Science, the College of Engineering, and the Patel College for Global Sustainability. It operates, in partnership with USF CONNECT, the USF Student Innovation Incubator founded in 2013. The center provides professional connections for students with the Tampa Bay business community.

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Our Vision

To create an internationally recognized center of excellence for interdisciplinary entrepreneurship by fostering education, training, and research to develop tomorrow's leaders through partnerships among the USF Muma College of Business, the USF College of Engineering, USF Health, and the Patel School of Global Sustainability.

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Our Mission

Through collaborative, interdisciplinary relationships and opportunities, the Nault Center for Entrepreneurship enables its diverse students to develop the critical skills necessary to identify new business opportunities, accelerate the commercialization of new technologies, and create and grow successful new business ventures through entrepreneurship or innovate within existing business through intrapreneurship.

Our Values

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Education enhances knowledge and understanding, giving students the chance to make a difference.

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Integrity is the key to honest collaborative relationships.

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Diversity in skills will enhance positive outcomes.

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Collaboration is necessary for finding global, innovative solutions.

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Growth is a catalyst for creating sustainable endeavors.