KSU Business Lab
The KSU lab is open to all current and former students, faculty, and staff looking to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. As one of Georgia’s largest institutions of learning, Kennesaw State University inspires significant contributions to the research and innovation ecosystems of the state.
Our experts huddle around you and your vision to pursue an entrepreneurial endeavor. Being a lab member provides unparalleled access to the resources needed at every step in the building process - fleshing out a business model, launching a new product, and scaling a solution.
A place to connect and grow your business as the founder of an early-stage startup.
A place to help and grow other businesses, grow your own personal brand, gain endorsement by IgniteHQ and give-back to your community while becoming part of something bigger than your everyday job.
A place to grow and maintain your brand credibility, and an opportunity to foster innovation by testing out new technologies.
KSU Business founders are startups and companies that receive support and have access to connect and grow their businesses.
- Dedicated mentors who provide one-on-one support.
- Access to an extensive network of advisors including market experts, experienced entrepreneurs, enterprises and peers.
- Office and meeting space at IgniteHQ.
- Opportunities to pitch potential investors and supporters.
- Access to our resource center full of current events, educational articles and helpful tips to increase your industry knowledge.
- Apply here.
- IgniteHQ will contact you to set up an initial consultation if the founder's mission is in alignment with the lab.
- After acceptance, you will receive an email with next steps and engagement opportunities.
Mentors of the KSU Business Lab will have the opportunity to connect with a startup or company to advise and mentor them on their various growth related strategies.
As a mentor you will have the opportunity to give back to your community, connect with other mentors in the program who are industry-leaders and leverage the IgniteHQ connections.
- Elevate your personal brand.
- Be recognized by IgniteHQ’s team on its website and other channels.
- Connect with startups.
- See your advice being put to use and converted to growth.
- Opportunity to connect with other mentors.
As an IgniteHQ Lab partner, you have the exclusive opportunity to showcase your product or service to our founders and mentors through sponsorship. In addition, the lab gives our partners an opportunity to be on the frontlines of innovation by being the first to potentially test any product or service.
Partner with us today!