Praxis Academy


Grove City College’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation is partnering with Praxis to prepare students motivated by their faith to create and lead ventures that matter for the future of society.

Praxis ( is a venture group that works with a growing portfolio of Christ-following entrepreneurs to create high-impact organizations. Praxis Accelerators have worked with 130 entrepreneurs around the globe, creating over 2,500 jobs and over $130 million in revenue. Praxis Academy has trained 350 undergraduate and recent graduates, and equipped twenty Future Founders through a rigorous summer-long entrepreneurial apprenticeship program.

During the course of the partnership, Grove City College students, faculty and administration will engage with the Praxis team and community of startups – which includes leading entrepreneurs, scholars, and cultural thinkers.


GCC – Praxis Academy Workshop: April 22, 2017 from 1:00-4:00 pm

The Grove City College community will have exposure to the global network of entrepreneurs in Praxis during an on-campus workshop on April 22, 2017. This event will feature practitioners who are leading high-growth startups – sharing leading edge insights, lessons, and stories at the intersection of theology, culture, and entrepreneurship. The workshop will be open to all Grove City College students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members as space allows. Since the workshop will be held in conjunction with an admissions event, prospective students and their parents will also have the opportunity to register and attend. If you are interested in attending, please complete the form below.

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2017 Praxis Academy Annual Gathering: July 31 – August 4, 2017

Praxis Academy equips the next generation of current and aspiring entrepreneurs who are motivated by their faith to create ventures that matter for the future of society.

Grove City College has partnered with Praxis Academy to send a cohort of our top students to represent us at this summer’s Academy. Selected applicants will be awarded full-ride scholarships ($995) and represent GCC at Academy 2017. Attendees will be responsible for travel to and from Praxis Academy.

What: Academy 2017 ( is a week-long intensive exploring a Christian vision for culture-shaping entrepreneurship that spans business, nonprofits, and social enterprise — both domestic and international.

Who It’s For: Undergraduates and recent graduates across all backgrounds and majors; both current entrepreneurs and those who are interested in startups; all are passionate about their faith and interested in purposeful innovation across all of culture. Thus far 350 students from over 70 schools — Ivy Leagues, top research & liberal arts, CCCU, and more — have graduated since our first Academy in 2014.

When & Where: July 31 – August 4, 2017 // Los Angeles on the campus of Biola University.

How: Apply Online at

Deadline: APPLY BY APRIL 1

More information and a testimonial video can be found at

“The conference significantly exceeded my expectations. I was blown away by the quality of the speakers, organization and structure of the event as a whole, and inspiration and direction I received.” Hannah Vaccaro ’18


“I went in to Praxis sure that I would learn something but unsure of what exactly would happen. I left so overwhelmed by all that God had taught me and FULL of new dreams for my life.” Allison Olson ’17