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An Incubator and Resource for Drexel Entrepreneurs

Services for Student Startups

Every Startup Needs Help

We offer all entrepreneurs at Drexel an array of resources to help make your idea into a reality.

Legal Resources

Legal Help

Every entrepreneur needs access to legal resources to help create their startup.

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Networking

Networking

Entrepreneurs know that nothing gets accomplished alone. Join our community.

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Funding

Funding

We're committed to helping Drexel student entrepreneurs secure funding.

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Join the Community of Drexel Startups

Meet Our Entrepreneurs

We are home to a dozen active, student and alumni-run companies and organizations. Come see what we do.

Current Companies

Current Companies

Meet the student entrepreneurs incubating in the Baiada Institute.

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Join Baiada

Join Baiada

Want to incubate your company in the Baiada Institute? Let us know.

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Baiada Alumni

Baiada Alumni

See what some of our companies have gone on to accomplish.

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Mentorship for Students and Alumni

Get Advice from Industry Leaders

Connect with mentors and Close School faculty who can help guide your next venture.

Meet the Mentors

Meet the Mentors

Our mentors are available to counsel student entrepreneurs through a range of issues.

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Schedule a Meeting

Schedule a Meeting

Need help vetting an idea? Want an expert's opinion? Get in touch with us.

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Advice and Resources

Advice and Resources

Work in the center of Drexel University's entrepreneurship ecosystem.

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Join Drexel's Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

Network, Learn and Grow

Be a part of our vibrant community of entrepreneurs.

News

News

See what our student entrepreneurs are up to.

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Competitions

Competitions

Compete for prizes, resources and services, or a spot in our incubator.

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Build Your Community

Build Your Community

We run events and socials that are designed to help you network.

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About Us

The Baiada Institute is the cradle of entrepreneurship at Drexel University. Open to all students, Baiada provides student entrepreneurs like you the physical space, mentoring, and resources to start your first (or next) big thing.

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  • Student Companies
  • Mentorship
  • Community

News

Building a Business Through Social Media

Building a Business Through Social Media

November 16, 2016

Social media is a large part of our day-to-day lives, both personally and professionally. Many businesses take to social media to broaden customer reach and brand awareness.

But where should you begin? And how?

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Is Fear an Effective Viral Marketing Tactic?

October 28, 2016
Fear is a primal motivator - it taps into basic survival instincts, propels us to think, form opinions, and act quickly. It's no surprise that many marketers rely on fear-based narratives to drive messages or products. We have all seen ads that directly encompass this idea: smoking kills, the negative effects of drugs, political smear campaigns, etc. But do extreme fear-based campaigns actually work? Read More »

Face Your Fears

October 27, 2016
Here are 5 Common Fears of Entrepreneurship and How to Overcome Them Read More »

Startup Day: What to Expect

October 20, 2016
Drexel University's Startup Day encompasses Philadelphia's long-standing tradition of entrepreneurship and development. At Drexel's biggest entrepreneurship event of the year, we celebrate the innovative ideas of our city's entrepreneurs, while encouraging the next generation of starters. Read More »

Starting at the Close School

September 13, 2016
The Close School is home to many unique opportunities that'll help you stand out from the rest. During your time here, you'll learn about entrepreneurship and an ever-evolving market through workshops, programs, and experiential learning. Read More »
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