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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.

  • Resources
  • Services
  • Student Companies
  • Mentorship
  • Community

News

This Is Your Year To #STARTSOMETHING

Your Year To #StartSomething

February 02, 2017
Each year, we make resolutions to accomplish big things during the upcoming year. Take that determination to start something and apply it to your startup. Whether you’re still in the idea stages or you already have a business, make this year YOUR year! Read More »

Empowering Your Speech

January 23, 2017
With their class finals in mind, Close School students, Danish Dhamani and Paritosh Gupta founded Orai, a public speaking company with its sights set on helping students and professionals become better presenters, speech-givers, and orators. Read More »

Entrepreneurship in Philadelphia

January 03, 2017
They don't call Philadelphia the "City of Firsts" for nothing. See what unique assets this city has to offer its entrepreneurs. Read More »

The Complete Package

December 20, 2016
5 Essential Tips You Should Remember When Developing Your Brand's Packaging Read More »

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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