Through a combination of entrepreneurial-focused curricular and experiential opportunities, The Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship (CNVE) seeks to enhance the the livelihood of Texas A&M University and the greater community. Since its inception in 1999, the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship (CNVE) has served as the hub of entrepreneurship for Texas A&M University.


Our goal is to enhance student education by providing training, networking, and assistance to enterprising students, faculty and alumni. With the support of our volunteer network, corporate supporters, faculty, and staff, CNVE has been able to provide business start up acceleration, competitive opportunities, work experiences, and financial support to aspiring entrepreneurs in the Aggie community and across the world.

Entrepreneurial Certificate Degrees

Certificate programs provide an opportunity to study entrepreneurship in a focused set of courses. The CNVE offers certificate programs to undergraduate, graduate, and PPA students interested in furthering their entrepreneurial education.


The Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship is proud to offer over 15 enterprising programs for impassioned individuals looking to engage in leadership opportunities. From start up incubator competitions to Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, CNVE programs have been touted as transformative and inspiring. It is through engagement that students, professionals, teachers, and community members connect and cultivate inspiring, long-lasting relationships. We invite all interested parties to explore our diverse offering of programs.

The CNVE also support several research ventures as well as student organizations.


A life-skills education in entrepreneurship begins with the CNVE, which is passionately committed to entrepreneurship as a life philosophy. Our internationally-recognized faculty provide world-class leadership in research, teaching, providing, and experiential opportunities.


The center is supported by corporate and individual members and sponsors who believe in the value of an entrepreneurial education and experience. The CNVE Advisory Council plays an important role in this development. Comprised of companies with vested interests in the success of entrepreneurs and tomorrow’s business leaders, the Advisory Council ensures that the business community is an integral part of the center’s activities.

We appreciate all of those who have cumulatively contributed to the vision of expanding entrepreneurship throughout the university and our region.

If your organization is interested in working more closely with CNVE and developing emerging student Aggie entrepreneurs, please contact us directly.