Group of students with Zipline plane


CFE treks bring ~25 students from our highly selective fellowship programs, our Entrepreneurial Leadership Program and the Perot Jain TechLab Series, to visit startups leading the nation’s most innovative

The CFE currently offers students immersive trips to the Bay Area, Washington D.C., Detroit, and Seattle, providing firsthand experience of the vibrant startup ecosystems in these regions. We are also enthusiastic about exploring new locations to further enrich this program.

real-world education

Each company visit typically lasts around 2 hours and includes an innovation challenge designed to engage students in practical problem-solving. During these visits, students are given the opportunity to work on real-world scenarios that your company faces, allowing them to apply their theoretical knowledge in a practical setting. This hands-on experience not only stimulates their creativity but also provides a unique insight into the innovative processes that drive your company’s success.


carbon robotics logo
checkerspot logo
electra aero logo
fortive logo
last energy logo
pioneer square labs logo
pure watercraft logo
stoke space logo
throne labs logo
trucks venture capital logo
zipline logo

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