Furman Summer Business & Innovation Boot camp

Three weeks is all it takes to bring out the innovator in you and accelerate your future!

Next Cohort Dates: June 5th – August 11, 2023

Applications Open Now!

Paladin Pitch Competition

Join the Furman family Thursday, April 13th as we kick off Furman’s campaign and host the fourth annual Paladin Pitch Competition.

You will not only hear from Furman’s finest new entrepreneurs, you will witness the winner take home the freshly minted $10,000 “Johnny Flynn Paladin Pitch Award”!

“The Johnny Flynn Paladin Pitch Award is named in honor of Johnny Flynn ‘69 who was the ultimate entrepreneur and had numerous business enterprises including real estate home markets, land development, and timber sales in the Upstate of South Carolina. In addition, Johnny mentored those who were interested in buying, renovating, and selling real estate as well as those wishing to develop land.  Johnny embodied the entrepreneurial spirit of dealing with the unknown and embracing innovation.”

Clemens Angel Analyst Fellowship with VentureSouth

This fellowship is an 8 week transformational experience (non-credit) partnered with VentureSouth for students interested in gaining skills, experience, and a network to equip them for successful careers in angel investing, venture capital, private equity, or capital raises for their startup venture. Students will learn VentureSouth’s due diligence framework to drive investment decisions.

Next Cohort Dates: August 30 – November 1

Cohort will meet on Wednesdays from 3:00 – 4:30 PM

GVL Starts

Are you ready to turn your idea or dream into Greenville’s next high-impact venture? This transformational experience is your best opportunity for a successful start.

Next Cohort Dates: August 24th – October 12th