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Student Hatchery

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What is the Student Hatchery?
The Lyles Center Student Hatchery offers students support and office space to work on their business while attending school. Students receive access to mentoring resources, physical office space and access to other facilities of the Lyles Center.

How would the Student Hatchery help me?
Hatchery students receive one-on-one coaching from the Entrepreneur in Residence, as well as access to the Technology Commercialization office. Students are coached in the areas of legal, accounting, intellectual property development, and general business management to advance every aspect of their business.

Where is the Student Hatchery located?
The Student Hatchery is located inside the Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The Lyles Center is located on the Fresno State campus, just west of the Save Mart Center, on the second floor of the Student Recreation Center.

How many spaces are available?

How do you evaluate the applicants?

Applicants will be evaluated based on:

  • Business Model
  • Profitability
  • Project Status
  • Grade Point Average (GPA)

Who do I contact for more information?
Call the Lyles Center at 559.278.3735 or e-mail our Entrepreneur in Residence, Nelson Sebra at

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Current Hatchery Students:

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