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Gallaudet Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute
GIEI is a place where Gallaudet students can dream, try, fail, and try again – the world’s only business incubator offered in American Sign Language and English. Delivering background knowledge and experience that complements the skills and motivations of young entrepreneurs, the next generation of deaf CEOs, thought leaders, and change agents are grown right here.
Through contributions from Gallaudet University, private donors, and charitable foundations, GIEI provides an extensive range of programming for students, including:
Alumni Entrepreneurs | October 19, 2023
Gallaudet graduates interested in pitching their business idea in the BisonTank Business Competition can register at the link below.
GIEI has experienced mentors who are willing to meet, help, and provide direction to students who want to begin the entrepreneurial journey. Students can make an appointment with a mentor by emailing us.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) funded National Disability Institute to implement a Community Navigator Pilot Program (CNPP). An exciting, new group of over 25 government agencies, financial institutions, community nonprofit organizations and SBA-funded resource centers in the greater Washington, D.C. area, including Virginia and...
The Sandbox is a collaborative project where Convo resources will support a creative and collaborative space for Gallaudet students to be innovative, explore and develop their creative ideas, apply and expand their skills, and collaborate with their peers on exciting projects. The space is to...
Gallaudet Alumni would get the opportunity to experience a full circle by connecting with the students and alumni at Gallaudet. Bisontrepreneurs are role models by encouraging students and alumni to utilize their entrepreneurial mindset from their journeys. An opportunity for students and alumni to brainstorm...
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