A journey into new venture creation that is unique among university entrepreneurship programs.

What is LehighSiliconValley?

LehighSiliconValley is a journey into new venture creation that is unique among university entrepreneurship programs. Lehigh’s Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation takes you to the hub of entrepreneurship, California’s Silicon Valley, from which countless ventures have emerged – disruptive technology, next-generation software, and leading-edge Internet service companies. Use of “live cases” creates a highly charged learning environment that focuses on real companies, real players, and real situations in real time. LehighSiliconValley is offered exclusively by Lehigh University as a 3-credit experiential program.

LehighNYStartup is two day, non-credit look in to the New York City tech hub that is the next hotbed for the venture capital-backed start-up.



LehighSiliconValley Open House Informational Meetings

Attend one of the four session for more information about LSV and our new LehighNewYorkStartup program.  

When:  September 15 at 4pm or 6pm  or

            September 17 at 12pm or 4pm

Where:  Wilbur Powerhouse Main Level



LehighNYStartup: November 7 – 8 (click here for more info about this non-credit program)

  • Applications closed Monday, Oct. 13, 2014
  • Notice of acceptance by Monday, Oct. 20, 2014


LehighSiliconValley2015: January 4 – 11, 2015

  • Applications closed Monday, Oct. 13, 2014
  • Notice of acceptance by Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

For more information, email inlsv@lehigh.edu
or call (610) 758-5615

"Live cases" cut to the core. We focus on the new breed of high performance, venture capital-backed companies. In various stages of evolution, each uses breakthrough technology as a game changer to transform a market. This year's companies are innovators in medical devices, audio technology, web and data security, industrial design, information technology, data storage and management, and more
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"A highlight of my college career and an opportunity that will forever shape my future. ... LehighSiliconValley was a life-changing course." -- Zachary Belair '13

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The Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation is Lehigh University’s platform for building new enterprises. We help students, faculty, and alumni move from vision to reality. Entrepreneurship is both a way of thinking and a discipline with specific tenets and skill sets. We believe an idea -- when properly nurtured and developed -- can lead to discovery, value creation, and a better tomorrow for all.

LehighSiliconValley (LSV2015) January 4 - 11, 2015 for the West Coast Experience with Orientation on November 11, 2014 and an all day Workshop on December 6, 2014