JHTV supports student entrepreneurs on their journey from idea to successful startup. Students interested in the opportunity to develop their research and ideas are encouraged to explore the following programs and services.

FastForward U

Serving freshmen to post-docs from all JHU schools, FastForward U offers student entrepreneurs mentorship, programming, space and funding. Discover how FastForward U can take your idea to the next level.


The JHTV Commercialization Academy provides a competitive student fellow experience for students of the university.


Need a place to develop your ideas? JHTV offers students the room to cultivate their ventures near the Homewood campus.


There are numerous opportunities for students to raise funding for their startups. Beyond on-campus funding, student startups raised $170,000 in funding this year.

Student Intellectual Property

The Johns Hopkins University Intellectual Property Policy governs the university's approach to new knowledge that is made by university stakeholders. Students may want to read our FAQs pertaining to student intellectual property, specifically.