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An Incubator and Resource for Drexel Entrepreneurs

Services for Student Startups

Every Startup Needs Help

We offer all entrepreneurs at Drexel an array of resources to help make your idea into a reality.

Legal Help

Every entrepreneur needs access to legal resources to help create their startup.

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Networking

Networking

Entrepreneurs know that nothing gets accomplished alone. Join our community.

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Funding

Funding

We're committed to helping Drexel student entrepreneurs secure funding.

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Join the Community of Drexel Startups

Meet Our Entrepreneurs

We are home to a dozen active, student and alumni-run companies and organizations. Come see what we do.

Current Companies

Meet the student entrepreneurs incubating in the Baiada Institute.

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Join Baiada

Join Baiada

Want to incubate your company in the Baiada Institute? Let us know.

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Baiada Alumni

Baiada Alumni

See what some of our companies have gone on to accomplish.

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Mentorship for Students and Alumni

Get Advice from Industry Leaders

Connect with mentors and Close School faculty who can help guide your next venture.

Meet the Mentors

Our mentors are available to counsel student entrepreneurs through a range of issues.

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Schedule a Meeting

Schedule a Meeting

Need help vetting an idea? Want an expert's opinion? Get in touch with us.

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Advice and Resources

Advice and Resources

Work in the center of Drexel University's entrepreneurship ecosystem.

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Join Drexel's Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

Network, Learn and Grow

Be a part of our vibrant community of entrepreneurs.

News

See what our student entrepreneurs are up to.

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Competitions

Competitions

Compete for prizes, resources and services, or a spot in our incubator.

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Build Your Community

Build Your Community

We run events and socials that are designed to help you network.

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About Us

The Baiada Institute is the cradle of entrepreneurship at Drexel University. Open to all students, Baiada provides student entrepreneurs like you the physical space, mentoring, and resources to start your first (or next) big thing.

  • Resources
  • Services
  • Student Companies
  • Mentorship
  • Community

News

Happy Holidays from the Close School

The Close School's Favorite Moments of 2014

December 19, 2014
From Silicon Valley to Startup Day, here are the highlights that made 2014 a banner year for the Close School. Read More »

Baiada Institute Companies Recap an Impressive Fall Quarter

December 18, 2014
From September through Startup Day and beyond, companies in the Baiada Institute have much to celebrate as they look ahead to 2015. Read More »

7 Things We Learned Growing Up in an Incubation Space

November 20, 2014
215 Marketing is moving out of the Baiada Institute and into new digs in Northern Liberties. Before moving on, they take a look back and offer advice for the next brood of budding startups. Read More »

The Top 10 Moments From Drexel Startup Day

November 06, 2014
There were winners. There were lessons learned. But it was crowd participation that won the day. Not to mention all those #DrexelStartup14 hashtags. Read More »

Meet the 2014 Incubator Competition Finalists

October 27, 2014
Six companies will compete at Startup Day on Nov. 5 for more than $70,000 in total prizes. Read More »
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Company Spotlight

Xpressive Instruments

Xpressive Instruments LLC creates computer software and mobile apps for the music creator. Its first product, an iPad app, simulates the sounds of different drums played in different ways by different musicians.

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