Center for Entrepreneurship

Innovation is a critical skill for all organizations, regardless of size. As new technologies and new business models create opportunities to redefine industries and markets, Suffolk University brings together a community of innovators focused on value creation, value delivery, and value capture.

Student discuss a proposal with a faculty member
At the Design-a-Thon, students from the Blockchain Club work on an innovative approach to building community for Northeast Arc clients.

The Center for Entrepreneurship provides access to resources for students, alumni, and the general public:

  • Events featuring speakers at hot startups, from fintech to cannabis cultivation and distribution.
  • Pitch competitions that help launch new ideas.
  • Mentorship from corporate executives, entrepreneurs, investors, attorneys, marketers, and more.
  • Advising sessions with our star MBA students to develop and refine business models, marketing programs, IP protection, and more.
  • A central workspace where students, alumni, faculty, and business owners can collaborate.

Located at One Beacon Street, the Center for Entrepreneurship supports all academic programs, across all schools within the University – Sawyer Business School, College of Arts & Sciences, and Suffolk University Law School – to provide a variety of services for the community.

Contact Us

Chaim Letwin, Esq, PhD
Director, Center for Entrepreneurship
Director of Entrepreneurship, Associate Professor, Management and Entrepreneurship
Phone: (617) 573-8363
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Shari Worthington, MBA, PhD
Associate Director, Center for Entrepreneurship
Associate Professor of Practice, Management and Entrepreneurship
Phone: (508) 397-6345
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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.