Frequently Asked Questions

Are there resources that support Harvard alumni ventures?
  • The Launch Lab X GEO, managed by the Harvard Innovation Labs,  supports alumni-led ventures from seed-stage startups to sustainable, disruptive, fundamentally sound businesses.
  • The Venture Program is a resource-rich program, offered through the Harvard Innovation Labs, designed to help current Harvard students and select alumni pursue entrepreneurial ventures while diving deep into the world of innovation.
  • Harvard alumni can also participate in activities through the Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs (HAE), a Special Interest Group of the Harvard Alumni Association, designated to support alumni in various stages of entrepreneurial pursuits.
  • Harvard alumni can apply to participate in the Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs Accelerator, a virtual accelerator designed to give alumni-founded companies the tools needed to scale up to the next level.
How can I share lessons that I’ve learned as an entrepreneur with students that are on the startup path?

Harvard alumni can participate in programs through the Harvard Innovation Labs, the Office of Technology Development, or by connecting directly with student clubs and organizations.

Harvard alumni can also speak with the executive director of the Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard (TECH) to discuss opportunities to serve as an i3 Innovation Challenge evaluator or to participate as a coach or guest lecturer in one of the SEAS entrepreneurship courses.

Harvard's entrepreneurs benefit greatly from our proximity to Boston and the startup communities surrounding our campuses. Boston is a hub for innovation with highly active entrepreneurial ecosystems. Learn more about the entrepreneur resources available in the region through the resource lists below.

Harvard Office of Technology Development list of resources: Resources for Entrepreneurs