The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is designed with students in mind. We hope to foster an entrepreneurial spirit at the Claremont Colleges through creativity, initiative, collaboration and impact.

Welcome New CIE Leadership Team

The CIE is happy to announce the new Leadership team!


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Physical Space

CIE Room Signups

The CIE building is a space for student enrichment and collaboration and students can reserve a space for group work. The CIE is the perfect place for students to imagine and create their next venture!

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The Vanguard Magazine

The CIE’s newest publication, The Vanguard has launched!  Check it out at:  Check out the latest issue!

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Student Spotlight: Inspired Origami

Inspired Origami is dedicated to the unique idea that the ancient art of Origami can be revolutionized…

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How can I get involved?


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Connect with the CIE network! See who’s involved in entrepreneurship at the Claremont Colleges. Our community includes fellow student entrepreneurs, alumni, faculty, administrators and outside organizations.

Startups 101 Guide

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Thinking of launching your own startup? It’s time to stop thinking and start taking action. Click to access our Startups 101 Guide, complete with essential information and resources to send you in the right direction.


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Got questions? Visit our resources page to learn more about topics like founders agreements, patent processes, getting funded and more.

News & Events

CMC Angel Summit

Get Your Pitches Ready:  Angel Summit is coming – April 29, 2016 On April 29th during Alumni Weekend, the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) and CMC Alumni Association (CMCAA) prese...

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Best Thesis in Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award nomination due

Request for Faculty Nominations—Best Thesis Award for Research in Innovation and Entrepreneurship As a complement to the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship mission to foster entrepreneursh...

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CIE Summer 2016 Sponsored Internship application due

Applications are due Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 12:00 noon The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce an internship program to support students interested in working at ...

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