Free Lunch Friday

One of our Free Lunch Friday Speaker Series Events

Learn From Experienced Entrepreneurs and Professionals

Free Lunch Friday at the Venture Development Center brings an enriching experience every Friday as accomplished entrepreneurs and professionals share their insights with students. Enjoy a complimentary catered lunch on a first-come, first-served basis while delving into diverse speaking topics. From invaluable advice for launching a business to mastering sales techniques and discovering your purpose, our sessions provide a unique opportunity to connect, learn, and be inspired.


Free Lunch Friday occurs every Friday from 11:30am-12:45pm during the Fall and Spring Semesters. During Free Lunch Friday, Horn Entrepreneurship provides a free, catered lunch on a first-come-first-serve basis.

The insights about their failures and successes are really important. It's good to see what they do, how they do it, and what they take from it. Even though they may have failed, it's not a failure because they learned something from the experience.

- Gisselle Sanchez-Torres Entrepreneurship Student and Free Lunch Friday Attendee

All University of Delaware students are able to attend.

Free Lunch Friday speakers are free to talk about their topic(s) of choice, but most will share about their professional experiences or lessons learned from their careers.

Anyone who has achieved success as an entrepreneur or business professional can be a speaker at Free Lunch Friday. If you or someone you know would like to inquire about being a speaker, please reach out to