Horn Entrepreneurship serves as the creative engine for entrepreneurship education and advancement at UD.
Built and actively supported by successful entrepreneurs, Horn Entrepreneurship empowers aspiring innovators as they pursue new ideas for a better world.
Horn Entrepreneurship is committed to supporting student success and cultivating a lifelong community of collaboration, connections and impact.
Celebrating 10 Years of Extraordinary Value
For 10 years, University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship has empowered the changemakers of tomorrow.
Horn Entrepreneurship 10 Year Anniversary video: youtube.com/watch?v=ed6bWzl24dI
Why study entrepreneurship at UD?
With the upheaval of the pandemic, now is the time to study entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship education teaches you how to adapt and thrive amidst rapid change, recognize opportunities and leverage connections and resources.
Ranked as a top 50 entrepreneurship program, Horn Entrepreneurship is a University of Delaware-wide initiative. We work with and within all areas of study at the university.
Who we are
We are a team of dedicated people who believe that entrepreneurship education can change individual lives, our community and the world. Our team consists of PhDs, experienced entrepreneurs and entrepreneurially minded individuals. We provide a small school experience within a large research university (That’s a fancy way to say we will get to know each other!). Meet the faculty, staff and National Advisory Board and read about our impact and guiding principles.
What we do
We empower you, the current and future world changers. Entrepreneurship education is not just about starting your own business; it is about developing an entrepreneurial mindset & skillset - resilience, creativity, teamwork, problem solving, etc. Whether you want to be an entrepreneur, be innovative within an established company (intrapreneur) or tackle a social challenge (mission-driven business, nonprofit), an entrepreneurship education will support your goal. Read about how our students & alumni practice entrepreneurship on our blog.
Try before you decide
Choosing a university and area of study is a major decision. It needs to be a good fit. We welcome you to dig deeper.
Sit in on a Class
We invite you to get firsthand experience with Horn Entrepreneurship by joining a virtual class. You will see the interaction between faculty and students, class content and the character of the entrepreneurship major.
Speak with an Advisor
Learn more about the entrepreneurship major by speaking with the Academic Advisor. You will gain an understanding of how entrepreneurship majors navigate their academic experience at UD.
Chat with a Student
Hear the personal experiences of a current entrepreneurship major. You can get your questions answered about life inside or outside of the classroom.
Horn After 10: Alexa ChronisterApril 25, 2023 | Written by Horn EntrepreneurshipAlexa Chronister, who founded an advocacy group for the chronically ill in her University of Delaware freshman dorm, believes that servant leadership is an important but unheralded concept.
Horn Entrepreneurship Ranks as Top School for Fourth Straight YearMarch 30, 2023 | Written byFor the fourth year in a row, the University of Delaware’s Horn Entrepreneurship program is one of the best in the nation, according to The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. The joint ranking places UD at No. 33 in its 2023 list of the top 50 undergraduate schools for entrepreneurial studies and No. 4 in the Mid-Atlantic, a significant jump from 2022.
Fall and Winter Recap: Community Awards, Recognitions, and AchievementsMarch 15, 2023 | Written by Horn EntrepreneurshipOur community of innovators and entrepreneurs have been hard at work over the past months, gathering an extensive list of accomplishments along the way. UD students, faculty and alumni continue to make waves, with notable achievements like getting recognized in news publications, winning awards and competitions, and securing funding through investments and grants.
Recognizing Innovative Women: Our 2023 We Hatch Honor Circle InducteesMarch 07, 2023 | Written by Yashlee FrancoisUniversity of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship recently welcomed 27 new inductees into the WE Hatch Honor Circle, which celebrates women who are supporting and helping each other overcome the unique challenges faced by women innovators. Nominated by their peers, employees, spouses and friends, Honors Circle members have made a lasting impact on their network and community.
Horn After 10: Joel Amin & Bryce FenderFebruary 27, 2023 | Written by Horn EntrepreneurshipThis article is part of a series celebrating the 10th anniversary of Horn Entrepreneurship by highlighting alumni, their stories and accomplishments. Meet Joel Amin and Bryce Fender.