At the University of Arizona,  FORGE (Finding Opportunities and Resources to Grow Entrepreneurs) is a unit of Research, Innovation, and Impact.  

It has three missions, known as our 3 C’s:

• Campus – Inspire entrepreneurial thinking in all students  (FORGE Student Venture Pathways)

• Community – Amplify community entrepreneurial ecosystems (FORGE Communities)

• Capital – Accelerate startup growth and profitability (FORGE Venture Advisors)


Visit us at the FORGE at Roy Place Building, our flagship location for many programs, providing space for education, community, shared workspace, services, and mentoring and coaching from expert resources from across the state. FORGE at Roy Place provides off‐campus interaction space for FORGE Student Venture Pathways students to use for trainings, workspace and events. The Roy Place Building, serves as a downtown presence for the University of Arizona, strengthens UArizona and community connections, assists with downtown urban revitalization, serves as a hub for talent, and provides leadership in addressing the region’s environmental, social, and economic needs.