RCIE offers a variety of competitions and programs throughout the year for student ventures to earn seed funding, guidance and mentorship.

New Venture Competition

The annual Rohrer New Venture Competition encourages students to pursue entrepreneurial ventures and prepares students for future entrepreneurship efforts, all while competing for up to $4,000 in funding.

Idea Challenge

Each fall, the Rowan Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Rowan Innovation Venture Fund partner in the Idea Challenge. 


StartupRU (RCIE Summer Accelerator Program) provides Rowan students with seed funding, mentorship, and more to further develop their startups.