Start @ Shea is the student executive team of the Edmund H. Shea Jr. Center for Entrepreneurship at Boston College that inspires and engages students to make their ideas happen. The team provides students with the unique opportunity to develop ideas, perfect skills, and meet like-minded students and innovators that work in the entrepreneurship ecosystem.

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Start@Shea provides the relevant educational and business resources to students who are interested in entrepreneurship or students who have current ventures as they advance through the stages below.


Start here! For all students excited about entrepreneurship, whether you have a business idea or are considering working at a startup or are just generally interested in learning about entrepreneurship, we have the resources for you!


  • Lunch with Entrepreneur

  • TechTrek@Shea

  • Startup Fair

  • Internship Program

  • Panels / Speaker Opportunities

  • Classes in Entrepreneurship Co-Concentration

  • Start@Shea Email Updates


Students that are thinking of or have started a company, look no further! We have resources to help you take your idea to the next level. 


  • Accelerate@Shea

  • Elevator Pitch Competition

  • Office hours → 1-on-1 coaching/ mentors

  • Round Robin events with alumni/ influencers

  • Workshops (Meet@Shea)

  • Classes → Forced Idea creation

    • InnovateEDU, Think Tanks, Idea Licensing



So, you've been through our programming and have a  developed business idea? Are you looking for workspace, a network, and funding?


  • Shea Venture Competition

  • Round Robin events with alumni/ influencers

  • Access to Slack Group

  • Work Space

  • Assigned mentors (faculty, alumni, etc)

  • Connecting to other schools