The goal of e-Fest® is to provide a substantial opportunity for undergraduate students to exercise entrepreneurship, network with other emerging entrepreneurial leaders, and gain recognition for their business venture ideas and ability to pitch them effectively.

e-Fest is presented by EIX.org, whose mission is to improve the success rates of new ventures by promoting exceptional entrepreneurship teaching and thought leadership.


Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation

e-Fest and EIX.org are philanthropic initiatives of the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation. e-Fest is hosted and coordinated through the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship, University of St Thomas. Read more

Participating Colleges & Universities

These 83 colleges and universities in North America participated.

2017 e-Fest Finalists

The list of finalists is posted here.