ENT151 | CS150 Entrepreneurship for Computer Science
When:  Spring
Credits:  3
Enrollment Restrictions:  Must have at least Sophomore standing. This course requires department consent (Computer Science major or minor). Pre-requites include: Computer science or data science majors and minors with junior or senior standing OR completion of a Computer Science undergraduate degree prior to enrollment.
Additional Notes:  Taught in partnership with Tufts Department of Computer Science; Cross-listed as COMP 150


Gavin Finn

Gavin Finn

Gavin Finn is President & CEO of Kaon Interactive, a profitable, high growth B2B software company.


This is an introductory entrepreneurship course for Computer Science students. The course provides an overview of entrepreneurship, develops an entrepreneurial perspective, and provides a framework for learning the fundamentals of the essential elements of entrepreneurial ventures. This course is specifically directed toward software-related industries and products. Students learn how to develop their technical ideas into potential business opportunities, and to explore their likelihood of becoming viable businesses. They learn how to do market research, to develop go-to-market strategies, value propositions, and to differentiate their products or services from actual or potential competitors. The course consists of a balance of lectures, projects, case studies, and interaction with entrepreneurs and computer scientists who participate in entrepreneurial organizations.