About the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is a College-wide incubator of disruptive ideas that students bring to life from concept development to market testing all the way to impact.

The CEI harnesses the collaborative spirit of various Centers and academic departments within the College and community partners in providing access to critical resources and to network with the entrepreneurial community in San Francisco and the Bay Area.

What We Do

The goals of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation are to:

  • Offer an experience-based and practical set of tools to hone innovation and entrepreneurial skills, designed to meet 21st century global and digital business environment.
  • Present current research and best practices on innovation and entrepreneurship from industry practitioners and partners.
  • Immerse students in actual venture capital, startups, and accelerators to gain deeper industry insights and network with people with access to knowledge and technology
  • Offer a working environment that allows for the sharing of ideas and engaging with some of the community’s aspiring entrepreneurs.
  • Offer entrepreneurial and personal feedback from the Center’s Entrepreneurs-in-Residence partners, fellows and coaches.

Who We Serve

  • Current CCSF students (business and non-business)
  • High school students
  • Existing and aspiring small business owners
  • Career professionals in growth companies
  • Corporate entrepreneurs
  • CCSF staff

Learn More


See videos from the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation on the Educational Access TV YouTube channel.

Watch past workshop videos on YouTube