- Dr. Jeanne M. Hossenlopp
- Vice President for Research and Innovation
- Office of Research and Innovation
- Zilber Hall, 435
- (414) 288-1532
Launched in 2015, The Dorm Fund is a Marquette student-run venture capital firm that invests exclusively in undergraduate student-run companies and provides funding between $1,000 to 5,000 to help accelerate new ventures. The investment team comprises student investors (associates) committed to supporting student entrepreneurs and startups at Marquette University.
All investments will require a minimum of two rounds — the business model canvas submission and meeting, followed by the pitch to The Dorm Fund. Student companies interested in a possible investment should:
As long as student-run ventures continue to show progress, they are able to meet with The Dorm Fund investors through unlimited rounds before the idea is funded.
All items must be met or exceeded for The Dorm Fund associates to consider:
Submit questions to DormFund@marquette.edu.
The Dorm Fund is backed by the Golden Angels Investors, the Office of Research and Innovation, the Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship and the Social Innovation Initiative.