The Entrepreneurship Center


UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School is committed to developing transformative entrepreneurial leaders as founders, funders and growth executives. The Entrepreneurship Center, founded in 1997 through the generosity of Frank Hawkins Kenan, delivers the most comprehensive, hands-on and enduring entrepreneurial education anywhere through the unique Learn, Launch, Lead (L3) framework.

Learn describes the entrepreneurial courses offered in the most sought-after MBA concentration at Kenan-Flagler. Our curriculum, clubs, competitions and community help students develop a foundation in entrepreneurship as founders, funders and growth executives.

Launch encompasses the venture development ecosystem from idea generation and problem solving at BLUE Innovation Community to acceleration at our global award-winning Launch Chapel Hill.

Lead embodies the leadership characteristics of the students and hundreds of entrepreneurial mentors in our national network, particularly in our one-of-a-kind.

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