Garber Fund Application

How to be considered for a Garber Fund Investment

Investments by the Garber Fund of up to $100,000 are determined by Smeal MBA students as part of an Entrepreneurial Finance course taught by Garber Fund Program Administrator, Steve Carpenter, during the Fall semester. 

To be considered for an investment, promising start-up companies can submit executive summaries and applications from July 1st through September 30th. 
Companies selected for student consideration must be willing to make an investment pitch to the students in mid-October and provide the students with due diligence information as requested, prior to the investment decision in December. 

For further consideration, please fill out the application and email it to

Click here to download the Garber Fund application.