Events + Edutainment

If you didn’t already know, Venture College is the go-to place for interesting, inspiring, and educational events.
We bring in amazing guest speakers monthly, have ridiculously fun open houses with delicious food, and teach actionable workshops to help you further educate yourself outside of the classroom.

Invent for the Planet

February 16-18
Applications will be available soon! (Check back to make sure you don’t miss out)

Invent for the Planet is a 48-hour intensive design experience that engages student teams at different universities around the world on a single weekend to solve high-impact, global problems. New groups will join the race to innovation as time travels across the world. Locally, student teams will work on provided design challenges and will be encouraged to connect with teams across the globe as they come online.  

For more information contact the Venture College Event Manager at

Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge

March 15-16
Applications available now at

Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge, 2nd place winners. Team name: Stike Tech.

Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge, Eric Torres Photos

The Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge believes that students, YOU, have the next big idea.
Preliminary applications are being accepted now and finalists will be chosen in February. 24 teams from colleges all over the state will come to Boise to pitch their big ideas for the chance to win a nice chunk of change. In fact, they’re competing for a slice of $100,000!! You in?

2017 IEC 1st Place Winner

Payton McGriff with Style Her Empowered


More events coming soon!!