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Couri Hatchery Student Business Incubator

The Couri Hatchery incubator is a student-centered, supportive co-working space and mentorship program that helps student ventures at any level, from idea to start-up, development, and growth. The Couri Hatchery is named for John Couri '63 BA (A&S), co-founder of Duty-Free International and president of the Couri Foundation.

Focused on streamlining innovative, emerging student ventures, the Hatchery provides a broad scope of services including:

  • Co-working office and meeting space
  • Access to mentors, including an entrepreneur-in-residence
  • Legal consultants for business entity formation, IP, and trademarks
  • Programs, events, and networking opportunities in the entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Funding support through business plan/pitch competitions
  • Community Connections

There is no cost to join the Couri Hatchery. Companies involved in the Hatchery range from the idea stage to startups and growth-oriented businesses. Access to resident experts and local mentors to help with issues such as legal, accounting, operations, product development, marketing, HR, and more are available to all Couri Hatchery participants. Fill out the Couri Hatchery application to join.


For questions, please contact the EEE Department at


Stop by the Couri Hatchery anytime during business hours Monday - Friday to learn more about entrepreneurship in action on campus.