How to apply:

Prospective SMU Incubator members must complete the SMU Incubator Application. Applications are reviewed for approval by a selection committee.

Students who have won or placed in the SMU annual Big iDeas Business Plan Competition or MBA Business Plan Competition gain automatic membership upon completion of an application.

Approved applicants attend an orientation to receive general information, complete the SMU Incubator Use Agreement.

Membership lasts for the duration approved on the application and can be renewed provided:

  • SMU Incubator team members continue to be enrolled in or employed by SMU.
  • Defined milestones indicated on the application are being met or addressed.