Business Idea Development Studio

Connect virtually with trained peer consultants to explore options and plan next steps. Achieving your goals is easier and more efficient with our support!

The Studio is the place to:

  • Find out what we offer and decide whether it's a good fit for you
  • Explore resources for developing a valuable skill set
  • Develop your idea -or narrow down many ideas
  • Explore resources available to OSU students: prototyping, funding, intellectual property support, mentoring, coursework, and more!
  • Create accountability for yourself by meeting regularly with the same consultant


Virtual Studio hours

If you have a business idea, think you might have a business idea, or just want to find out what resources we offer, meeting with a peer consultant is your next step!

Spring 2020 virtual drop-in hours:

Monday-Thursday, 10 am-noon

Students from ALL OSU campuses are welcome! You may drop in via Handshake.

You are also invited to request an appointment!

Our goal for each session is for you to leave feeling confident about what you’re going to do next.

We can't wait to talk with you!


Meet your InnovationX Business Idea Development Studio Consultant/Ambassadors:

Emma Barbee

Junior, Chemical Engineering

“I've always enjoyed talking to people about the things that they are passionate about. I also hope to run my own start-up someday, and I'm excited to share the process with others.”

Lauren Anderson

Senior, Finance & Business Administration

“My favorite part of this job is hearing about the creative and innovative ideas that students at OSU have. I love being a helping hand for them throughout the process of idea development!”

Max Okazaki

Senior, Computer Science, Business & Entrepreneurship option

“I'm a curious person with a passion for helping others create their own dreams, so having the ability to talk with people in the studio about things that get them excited makes me happy.”