The Hill Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Hill Institute helps aspiring entrepreneurs and founders launch social and entrepreneurial ventures.

  • Have an idea that you think will solve a problem in our society but don’t know what to do with it?
  • Are you an entrepreneur seeking a supportive community and resources?
  • Do you identify as a creative, innovator, disruptor, or someone who challenges the status quo?



Embrace your entrepreneurial mindset by learning how to successfully ideate, test, and launch a social or entrepreneurial venture through one of our signature programs.

Furman Student Entrepreneurship Association (FUSEA) | Furman Angel Analyst Fellowship | Furman Business and Innovation Accelerator | Paladin Pitch Competition | Class E Podcast

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Alum, parents, community members, and partners, engage with The Hill Institute to promote transformational experiences on and off-campus.

Mentor | Guest Speak | Coach | Network | Financially Support

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Greater Greenville Community

Community members, partners, businesses leaders, and entrepreneurs connect with us to grow a local and regional entrepreneurial community!

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Meet Your Team

Housed at the Davies Idea Exchange in Hipp Hall, The Hill Institute team has 100+ years of diverse industry experience:

Innovation | Startup Ventures | Commercialization | Corporate and Non-Profit Leadership | Consulting

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The Hill Institute is a self-funded institute and 100% of its operations and programs are made possible by the contributions of donors.

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