Entrepreneurs-in-Residence programs support students, graduates, post-docs and faculty who want to launch their own business ventures.Entrepreneurs-in-Residence support students, graduates, post-docs and faculty who want to launch their own business ventures. Entrepreneur-in-Residence programs are also sometimes called Executives in Residence programs. In many cases the These entrepreneurs are experienced or serial entrepreneurs, often alumni of the business school, who give a certain amount of their time to help start-ups. Some top business schools have over 10 Entrepreneurs-in-Residence focusing on different industry sectors. Entrepreneurs-in-Residence programs may also connect students and graduates with business angels, mentors, VC and other player in the wider investor community. Usually the entrepreneurs are available for one-on-one meetings to advice on start-up issues. Meetings that usually last around an hour and have to be pre-booked. They are also hold regular on-campus speaking engagements to share their own experiences. Entrepreneurs-in-Residence programs have primarily been established at the top US and UK Business Schools.