Members of eLab, Cornell’s student business accelerator, pitched their entrepreneurial ideas to business leaders, mentors and alumni at the annual eLab NYC Pitch Night, Nov. 7 at the World Trade Center.
LionBase, a data solutions startup, started as the brainchild of Kevin Le, SEAS ’20, and friends two years ago, when they felt compelled to share their experiences doing freelance, data-driven development work in the city.
On Monday, 15 MU students will pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges in hopes of winning up to $30,000 in startup funding. This “Shark Tank”-style platform is part of MU’s Entrepreneur Quest Pitch Competition.
Accelerators, which provide seed investment, connections and mentorship to startup companies and entrepreneurs, have been popping up across the country in recent years. Alaska is no exception. The University of Alaska Center for Economic Development is unveiling Upstart Alpha, a university-based entrepreneurship engine launching in January 2020.
Students are liable to do just about anything in college, even start up a business, assuming they have time to pursue an idea and enough money and space. On the Edinboro University campus, the last two of those needs just became less of an issue. That’s because a free space dedicated to encouraging young entrepreneurs’ work is now officially open.
The Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship held the seventh annual Startup Fest and it was packed with local Philadelphia celebrities, student-run startups, alumni judges,…
Carolina Recchi, co-founder of EdSights, speaks Tuesday during the Entrepreneur Direct lecture series at FHSU.
Video: Student Entrepreneurs on an Intensive Startup Summer
Each summer, the Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale (Tsai CITY) offers summer fellowships to student entrepreneurs. Founders from across Yale spend eight weeks working on their ideas and getting a crash course in what it takes to start a successful company. Yale SOM students have participated in the program since its inception; this year, SOM students were part of four teams, focused on education, sustainability, food, and medicine
Tribe Square entrepreneurship hub will offer support to William & Mary student startups
When you walk into the entrepreneurship hub at Tribe Square you’ll see a tiled wall lined with the successful business startups of William & Mary alumni. Just one day after the soft opening of the space in October, students waited outside the door prepared to one day see their name on a tile.
The CoMotion MakerSpace in Fluke Hall is set to close Dec. 31 and will be repurposed as an incubator for UW startups. In a Nov. 8 statement, CoMotion staff noted that the new startup space would “increase our ability to support spinoffs in markets where we see high demand.”