Florida State University

Innovation and Entrepreneurship are deeply embedded in the culture of Florida State University.

Interdisciplinary engagement around human-centered design, computing and fabrication technologies empower our students to confront the world's greatest challenges. GET INVOLVED! Sign up for events and courses! Stay current by liking our Facebook Page, following us on Twitter, and signing up for our email list. Join a student group and get to know FSU's Entrepreneurs in Residence. Keep an eye on our calendar so you don't miss out on any great opportunities!

Christine Nieves

Featured Entrepreneur in Residence:


College of Fine Arts

"When we try something truly innovative, we really don’t know what will happen. Will the innovation work? The greatest innovators must be willing to risk failure in order to attain greater success."

Ariana Davis

Featured Course:

CS/YC Startup

Instructor: Dr. Robert van Engelen

Professor of Computer Science and Scientific Computing

Based on the successful Y Combinator's How to Start a Startup, this class will teach you how to incorporate and run a startup to launch a product.
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Ariana Davis

Featured Student Innovator:

Ariana M. Davis

Major: Computer Science

Minor: Information Technology

Year: Junior

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Ariana advises students not to be ashamed of not knowing where their passions lie. Nothing has to be rushed. Once you find something that captures your attention it’ll feel as if you never missed a beat.

Ariana Davis

Featured Student Organization:


Conquering technology together with our Hacker Team, Night-hacks, TechNole Talks, Spark and HackFSU.
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