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Forrester Venture Fellows

Join campus leaders from the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) for a yearlong cohort experience culminating in a spring break trip to California’s Silicon Valley. With the guidance of CEL and an ecosystem of entrepreneurship champions, this cohort will explore start-up themes, gain invite-only access to visiting speakers, gain full access to CEL activities, and have the rare opportunity to visit some of the most innovative start-ups of our time from our own backyard of Boston to Silicon Valley.

The Forrester Venture Fellows program fosters the imagination and ambitions of students wanting to know more about start-up culture. By engaging with a range of ventures—business, nonprofit, church, hybrid—you will feel the difference a start-up culture can make, and be inspired and equipped to become a faithful founder of your own.

Program Highlights

  • Through frequent meals and special events with your cohort, develop your convictions, consider new ideas and be equipped to be the change you want to see.
  • Spend a weekend retreat visiting social enterprises and businesses in emerging communities on the North Shore.
  • Familiarize yourself with the startup terrain and culture through day trips into Boston to visit ventures big and small. 
  • Immerse yourself over spring break in Silicon Valley visiting innovative business and nonprofit ventures. 

How to Apply
Complete your admissions application by November 1 (Early Action II) or December 1 (Early Action III). 

Program Director
Lisa Buettner
Interim Director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
978 867 4004