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.
Registration for Hen Hatch, UD's premiere startup funding competition, is open.
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 buy
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.
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.