Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship

The Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship is the interdisciplinary home and academic hub for entrepreneurship and innovation at Simon Fraser University. Here, a diverse network of people and ideas converge to create an environment that fosters entrepreneurial thinking and action. The Institute brings together SFU students, faculty, researchers and community leaders and welcomes entrepreneurs and innovators everywhere to engage and collaborate at the local and global levels.

Where are you on your educational journey?

Pre-University Student

Unlike science or math, entrepreneurship is not a subject traditionally taught in elementary or high schools. If you’re a pre-university student interested in learning entrepreneurship, our partners can help you get there.

Undergraduate Student

Whether you are trying to start your own business, make a positive impact in the world, or innovating anywhere entrepreneurship is a valuable addition to your undergraduate studies. Our programs could open doors to limitless opportunities.

Graduate Student

If you have a science or tech product or service you are looking to develop and commercialize, then our graduate-level i2I program is designed for you.

Charles Chang Certificate of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Open to students in any faculty at Simon Fraser University, the Charles Chang Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CCCIE) develops future entrepreneurs using the power of learning by doing.

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Charles Chang Certificate of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Open to students in any faculty at Simon Fraser University, the Charles Chang Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CCCIE) develops future entrepreneurs using the power of learning by doing.

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About Charles Chang

SFU Beedie School of Business alumnus Charles Chang made his name as the founder of plant-based nutrition company Vega. In June 2016, Chang made a $10 million donation to SFU's Beedie School of Business to establish the Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship.

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