Laboratory for IT Entrepreneurship

Transforming IT ideas into ventures

Notice. As of August 2019, the Laboratory for IT Entrepreneurship has merged with the Mason Innovation Exchange (MIX), and LITE's flagsgip program, the Pitch IT competition, has become the Patriot Pitch competion. As a result, this website is no longer maintained. For more information about current programs, visit the MIX's website.

Laboratory for I.T. Entrepreneurship
Ngyuen Engineering Building

Additional Resources

The information in this section is provided exclusively for the convenience of our users, and the listing below is not guaranteed to be exhaustive. Please read the disclaimer.

Small Business Administration

The Small Business Administration (SBA) offers an overview of several small business topics, and provides business information and counseling for new and established entrepreneurs on all facets of starting, growing and funding a small business, as well as business protection. SBA newsletters are free and provide an array of information for small businesses.

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Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

The goal of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is to enhance entrepreneurship education and training efforts, to encourage entrepreneurship-friendly policies, and to simplify the commercialization of new technologies by entrepreneurs. The Foundation also offers educational programs aimed at preparing students for success and at improving their performance in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Users can sign up for E-newsletters to be informed about the Foundation’s latest developments.

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SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business”

SCORE is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization and offers free and confidential counseling to small businesses. The organization offers email advice online, face-to-face small business counseling, and low-cost workshops. The organizationís volunteers share their experience and lessons learned in business. They are working/retired business owners, executives and corporate leaders. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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