Center for Entrepreneurship

Creating value is a critical skill for the global economy. As new technologies continue to redefine the role of people in the workforce, Suffolk University takes action to create, measure, protect, and deliver value to small businesses and startups.

Our students 

  • Detect pain points in the marketplace by needs and wants (the problem)
  • Design products and services (the solution)
  • Deploy the solution in the marketplace (commercialization of products and services)

Located at One Beacon Street, the Center for Entrepreneurship provides a central workspace where students, alumni, faculty, and business owners can collaborate, and works to supports all academic programs, across all schools within the University.

The Center for Entrepreneurship for works closely with the College of Arts & Sciences (including the Art & Design department) and the Suffolk University Law School to assist interdisciplinary programming. The Center offers training, workshops, mentor sessions, guest lectures, competitions, support for new ventures, and other resources for students, alumni, and the general public.

Contact Us

George G. Moker, EdD, MBA, CPA
Director, Center for Entrepreneurship
Carol Sawyer Parks Endowed Chair for Entrepreneurial Studies
Phone: (617) 573-8744
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Joanna K. Trainor, MBA
Associate Director, Center for Entrepreneurship
Phone: (617) 573-8717
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Academic Programs

Interested in launching a new startup, growing and managing your family's business, bringing value to existing organizations, or having an innovative impact on society? This major is for you. Not a major? Double-up and get the best of two worlds.

Startup Central

Need resources? As an entrepreneurship major, you have access to an abundance of curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular resources, including the Center for Entrepreneurship.


Is your idea the next big thing? Apply for the $100,000 Dr. Sushil Bhatia Competition for Innovative Ideas. Or apply for MassChallenge or the Rice Business Plan Competition. Our E-Mentors are here to help you.

Visit Us

Located at One Beacon Street, the Center is a workspace for you to collaborate with peers, alumni, mentors, and faculty. Entrance to the Center is on the mezzanine level of One Beacon, which can be accessed via Somerset Street.