Gain the Entrepreneurial Mindset and Skills Needed to Succeed


The intersection of education, entrepreneurship, and the future of work.

We are an exclusive education-industry partnership between Lehigh University and the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center formed to build entrepreneurial leaders that transform businesses, organizations, and new ventures for today and tomorrow.

Every year, we serve hundreds of students through real-world entrepreneurial learning experiences and innovative programs like Startup Academy and Silicon Valley Innovation Internship.

We believe that fostering an entrepreneurial mindset in students across all disciplines and from diverse backgrounds will help create tomorrow’s risk-takers and change-makers.
Joseph J. Helble, Lehigh University President

Building the next entrepreneurs

Whether bound for established businesses or set to start new ones, Lehigh@NasdaqCenter students develop an entrepreneurial mindset and skills to transform and innovate. Our inclusive entrepreneurial education, hands-on approach, pioneering research, and far-reaching thought leadership equip students for the future of work and life.

Watch New Paths to Entrepreneurship to find out how students, alumni, and faculty describe this transformative methodology for learning.

Entrepreneurship offers many paths. Join us to discover yours as we embark on our journey to educate, connect and inspire the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders.
  • Lehigh President John Simon at New Paths to Entrepreneurship exhibit opening
  • Startup Academy student on Nasdaq tower in Times Square
  • Lehigh@NasdaqCenter program participants at Google office in San Francisco
  • Startup Academy student graduation at Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center
  • Student program at Lehigh@NasdaqCenter

Student Programs

Insights and Media

Lehigh@NasdaqCenter Podcast

Where we lead conversations on the entrepreneurial mindset and show why it matters

Paths to Entrepreneurship

First-hand stories from our alumni about the impact of their entrepreneurial learning at Lehigh

The Entrepreneurial Mindset Blog

Stories about the intersection of education, entrepreneurship and the future of work

Research Studies

Meet our research fellows and discover their studies on entrepreneurial learning and development