Your entrepreneurship journey starts here

The Idea Center was conceived as Miami-Dade College’s groundbreaking engine of innovation–a place to gather, collaborate and discover resources and training to develop entrepreneurial ideas and solve today‚Äôs problems.

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Startup Challenge

Have a great idea? Make it a reality.

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CREATE

Learn through experience, get inspired by a mentor and find the resources you need.

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We welcome students and community members of all disciplines.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION

Accelerate your idea with targeted training and mentorship.

21ST CENTURY SKILLS

Learn to adapt, think critically, solve problems and innovate.

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

Apply your idea in the real world and reflect on your results.

OUR MOST IMPACTFUL EVENTS

PROGRAMS

LEAN STARTUP

Test your idea in the real world.
Turn your vision into reality.

Transform your idea into a real business. Make your pitch to mentors and experts.

Set your idea onto the fast track by learning through experience.

INNOVATION LAB

Experiment, collaborate, and polish your skills using technology and your creativity.

TECHNOLOGY: CODEPRO

It’s all about the code.
Take your first steps or code at lightning speed with these programs.

Jump start your tech career with this intensive program.

Hack this Harvard course without leaving your hometown.

Don’t know where to begin? Start here for the basics.

DIGITAL MARKETING

Get the word out about your business.
Use data to show you the way.

Learn the right tools to find your audience online and keep them coming back.

DRONESUP

Capture breathtaking views as you operate a drone across the sky.

PROGRAMS

LEAN STARTUP

Test your idea in the real world.
Turn your vision into reality.

Transform your idea into a real business. Make your pitch to mentors and experts.

Set your idea onto the fast track by learning through experience.

INNOVATION LAB

Experiment, collaborate, and polish your skills using technology and your creativity.

TECHNOLOGY: CODEPRO

It’s all about the code.
Take your first steps or code at lightning speed with these programs.

Jump start your tech career with this intensive program.

Hack this Harvard course without leaving your hometown.

Don’t know where to begin? Start here for the basics.

DIGITAL MARKETING

Get the word out about your business.
Use data to show you the way.

Learn the right tools to find your audience online and keep them coming back.

DRONESUP

Capture breathtaking views as you operate a drone across the sky.

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