Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship

The Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship engages leading industry experts and faculty to educate students and provide them with experiential opportunities to learn all aspects of entrepreneurship. To support these critical goals, the Pillsbury Institute offers students, entrepreneurs, and faculty an expanding range of courses, programs, and activities focused on advancing students’ entrepreneurship knowledge and mastery. 

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Welcome

Welcome to the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship, the leading venue for budding entrepreneurs, hospitality industry leaders, and researchers.  Read More

Engagement

Engagement

At all stages of ideation, the Pillsbury Institute offers students, entrepreneurs, and faculty a broad range of courses, programs, and activities in which to engage. Learn More

Corporate Relations

Giving

Giving Opportunities

Support an academic entrepreneurial program or finance a space where students can brainstorm and collaborate on business ideas and ventures.

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Members

Members

Become a member and help the Pillsbury Institute provide professional expertise for student entrepreneurs. 

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Event Sponsorship

Event Sponsorships

Help students develop their entrepreneurial spirit and sponsor an event, program, or internship at the Pillsbury Institute.

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Happening at the Institute

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Sign up now to meet with one of our Entrepreneurs in Residence

Check out our fall line up and sign up to meet with an entrepreneur!

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The Pillsbury Institute Celebrates Ten Years

The Pillsbury Institute Celebrates Ten Years

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