The Princeton Entrepreneurial Hub opened its doors in May 2015 and serves as a hub for entrepreneurship education and a startup incubator with co-working space for students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Providing a home to a variety of educational events, including workshops, seminars, and visits by University alumni and mentors, the Princeton Entrepreneurial Hub features event conference rooms, co-working space, and private offices.
The Princeton Entrepreneurial Hub (also familiarly referred to as the "Hub" and "eHub") was designed to encourage the exchange of ideas. Collaborations and connections among University faculty, students, and alumni are important to the University's commitment to serve the common good. The Hub's doors are also open to local community members and alumni who may be interested in attending public lectures and events.
The Keller Center's eLab and Tiger Challenge programs are based in the Princeton Entrepreneurial Hub. Through these programs, participants get funding to further develop their ideas and gain access to a physical workspace in the Hub. Furthermore, these interdisciplinary programs aim to provide Princeton’s young, aspiring entrepreneurs, innovators, and design thinkers with a broad range of valuable resources, including mentorship, advising, and training. Students are invited to the Hub to attend workshops and seminars where invited guest speakers cover topics such as financial accounting for startups, introduction to legal principles, strategic planning, customer discovery, marketing and business, design thinking, ideation, and more. Students can also sign up for office hours with industry experts in one of the Hub’s conference rooms to receive personalized one-on-one coaching and advice on topics such as marketing and access to capital.
The Princeton Entrepreneurship Council, whose mission is to engage the Princeton entrepreneurial ecosystem through education, mentoring and funding, has its offices on the second floor of the building.
Watch a short video of the Princeton Entrepreneurial Hub's official ribbon-cutting ceremony, which was held on Wednesday, November 11, 2015.
Students interested in becoming part of the Hub community may request prox access via the Princeton Entrepreneurial Hub Access Application Form. Students must be currently enrolled and have a valid, active Princeton University ID card in order to enter the building. Please be sure to carefully read the Hub Code of Conduct before submitting the form. Apply for access.
Guidelines For Community Use of Space
Those looking to hold an event at the Princeton Entrepreneurial Hub should consider the following guidelines before contacting Hub staff:
- The event must have a clear focus on entrepreneurship or design thinking
- All space inquiries must be submitted via the online form
- The submission of this form does not guarantee a reservation
- Requesting parties are responsible for their own event logistics, including setup, catering, audio visual support, and cleanup
- Recurring events cannot be held at the Hub
- Review and approval of events could take up to six weeks, thus, last-minute requests are highly discouraged
- Both for-profit and not-for-profit (501c3) organizations seeking to engage with the University should note that events held at the Hub must be co-sponsored by an on-campus entity (from the early planning stages) and should be of benefit not only to the organization, but also to the Princeton University community.
The Hub is located outside Princeton's main campus, and is not served by Princeton Facilities/Building Services, Department of Public Safety, Media Services, or OIT. It is therefore imperative that parties holding an event at the Hub contract their own services. Further, at least one member of the Princeton University co-sponsoring party must be present at the event.
SUBMIT A REQUEST FOR SPACE
If you are interested in getting involved with University programming at the Princeton Entrepreneurial Hub or you are a Princeton faculty member or alum interested in office space, please contact Keller Center Program Manager Stephanie Landers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
34 Chambers Street
Princeton, NJ 08542
Phone: (609) 258-3979
Visitors to the Hub should note that the main entrance is located on Bank Street, just around the corner.
Transportation to the Hub
Students working at the Hub late-night may use the On-Demand Bus Service. The hours of operation are Sunday–Saturday, 10 pm–3 am. Call 609.258.RIDE (7433)
Be sure to bookmark this page for up-to-date TigerTransit information as the schedule changes during University holidays.
There is no parking available at the Princeton Entrepreneurial Hub. The Chambers Street Garage, a privately-owned parking deck, is located just across the street from the Hub. For information on this and other nearby parking options in the town of Princeton, please refer to the detailed map and information found here.