Stanford GSB students


Stanford GSB supports students in their entrepreneurial learning by providing world-class resources, innovative signature programs, and opportunities to connect with a close-knit entrepreneurial community at Stanford.

Listed below are key opportunities provided through the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.

Entrepreneurial Courses

We have developed a course list to help you tailor your learning and explore targeted entrepreneurial interests. Explore management courses as well as other related courses.

Entrepreneurial Advising

The CES offers students one-on-one advising from experienced entrepreneurs, investors, executives, and service providers.

Experiential Opportunities

Stanford Venture Studio

Stanford Venture Studio is a vibrant learning community and co-working space for Stanford graduate students across all disciplines who want to learn about designing and creating sustainable, high-impact ventures by testing what they are learning in the classroom.

Startup Garage

Startup Garage is an intensive hands-on, project-based course in which students design and test new business concepts that address real-world needs.

Entrepreneurial Summer Program

ESP is designed to offer students an experiential learning opportunity that affords deep insight into the day-to-day activities of an early-stage company.

Student Organizations

Given that there are nearly 70 student organizations at Stanford GSB, a large number of student activities focus on broadening exposure to the entrepreneurship community and sharing ideas. The clubs listed operate independently of, but in close coordination with, the CES.

January 29, 2018
Her engagement ring inspired a commitment to provide ethically mined diamonds. Stanford GSB delivered entrepreneurship lessons, a partner, and more.
​Beth Gerstein co-founded Brilliant Earth, a leading online jeweler that sells “beyond conflict free” diamonds and engagement rings. | Brilliant Earth
November 2, 2017
A doctor working to promote the adoption of genomics learns from grad school both how to launch a business, and how to start over.
Unaligned DNA sequences viewed on LCD screen. l Getty Images