Blue Diamond Accelerator


Blue Diamond Accelerator is a program that identifies, supports and rewards the most promising student entrepreneurs at Saint Louis University.

About the Program

SLU’s Blue Diamond Accelerator provides training, mentoring and support to three non-graduating undergraduate and graduate students per semester who have an idea or existing business. Diamond in the Rough benefits include:

Blue Diamond Accelerator was brought to St. Louis by local entrepreneur Tim Fogerty of Bissinger’s Chocolate to support and develop practicing student entrepreneurs at SLU.

For more information email Tyler Sondag at Tsondag2@slu.edu or call the Center for Entrepreneurship at 314-977-3850.

The original Diamond in the Rough was a program developed by Professor Fred Kiesner of Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

Thanks to the following companies for assisting our Blue Diamond Accelerator program!