Startup Village is a diverse residential community of thinkers and doers who can rely on one another’s expertise, energy and ideas to collaborate and move innovative business concepts forward.
The Startup Village culture fosters the development of innovative new businesses; residents enjoy unique resources, events and support with launching their ventures. The mission of Startup Village is to provide students of all majors with an immersive residential opportunity that will support the launch of their startup ideas while they work toward a university degree.
Startup Village is located in a cul-de-sac on the ASU Polytechnic campus. Each house is furnished and includes a car port and a full kitchen. Startup Village house utilities include electricity, water, cable, trash pickup, and high-speed internet access.
All Startup Village residents will benefit from a number of unique resources, including:
Full-time ASU students of any major who are in good academic standing are eligible to apply to live in Startup Village. Applicants should be of sophomore standing or greater by Fall 2014. Applicants may be graduate students or undergraduate students. Applicants do not need to currently have a business or have previous experience with starting a business.
Startup Village residents are not required to have already started a business, but they are expected to both leverage the unique resources of the community and contribute to entrepreneurship efforts at ASU. Responsibilities of Startup Village residents include:
Standard ABOR approved housing rates apply. For this year’s University Housing rates, visit https://housing.asu.edu/content/housing-and-dining-rates.
All Startup Village residents will pay a $50 residential community fee each semester. Fees will be applied toward programming for the community.
Startup Village Challenge Dates and Deadlines.
Students should apply as soon as possible for fall housing; applications will continue to be accepted until the community is filled. Standard ABOR approved housing rates apply. For this year’s University Housing rates, visit https://housing.asu.edu/content/housing-and-dining-rates.
Email us at StartupVillage@asu.edu.