Energy Entrepreneurship

Explore research, curriculum, learning experiences, and tools to support energy entrepreneurship and innovation.

Centers and groups across Stanford University support students interested in all aspects in the field of energy and entrepreneurship through traditional lectures, interdisciplinary courses, speaking events, and more.

Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students

BASES is the main vehicle for student-led entrepreneurship programming at Stanford.

Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

CES supports students through experiential courses and programs, such as the Stanford Venture Studio and Startup Garage.

Center for Social Innovation

CSI helps students explore social entrepreneurship and build social ventures from the ground up through academic and co-curricular activities.

Precourt Institute for Energy

PIE supports and integrates the full spectrum of energy research and education, from basic science and technology to policy and business.

Stanford Technology Ventures Program

STVP, the entrepreneurship center at the School of Engineering, offers courses, co-curricular programs, and online content (eCorner).


StartX is a Silicon Valley nonprofit that runs one of the world’s top startup accelerator programs for Stanford-affiliated entrepreneurs.

TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy

The TomKat Center aims to transform the world’s energy systems by fostering research, education, and technology transfer.