Guest speakers, panels and competitions provide weekly interactive opportunities to hone your business model, improve your presentation and pitch skills and generate funding and prize money for your venture.
In 2014, the Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship was established thanks to the generous financial support of Diana and Doug Berthiaume. "I have seen firsthand how great research, a committed faculty and private partnerships give students a richer learning environment. Diana and I look forward to seeing the impact this new center will have across the university." - Doug Berthiaume
Fostering the growing spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship, Maroon Venture Partners Fund I, LP is a for-profit venture fund that invests in early stage companies linked to UMass Amherst. Investments range from $50,000 to $200,000 and are often a venture’s initial outside equity funding.