Hofstra University Student Wins the New York Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA), Advances to National Competition

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The New York chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), the world’s leading peer-to-peer network of successful business…

How This RISD Accelerator Bolsters Student Entrepreneurs

The Rhode Island School of Design has long been known as one of the premiere art and design colleges in the country. But if you go to any pitch competitions in the Ocean State, it’s easy to see that there is also a strong contingency of entrepreneurs at the school. After all, is an artist not an entrepreneur at heart?

Student entrepreneur profile: SexyCakes

Since the closing of City Diner, there has been a serious lack of late-night dining options on campus. Freshmen Alex Leiman and Jonah Bornstein, co-founders of SexyCakes, aim to fulfill students’ late-night cravings by providing an assortment of made-to-order breakfast items. The idea of SexyCakes was born before either of the founders stepped on campus. 

A True Keyper: One Student Entrepreneur’s Success Story

“When running a business, you’ll be presented with challenges that you’ve never been prepared for and you just have to try to figure it out. That is what’s so great about running a business — it’s so open ended,”

Two Cape Town student entrepreneurs competing for a spot in global awards

Two Cape Town students are fighting for their spot to represent South Africa in the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA). The two Cape finalists will compete with other students from across the country at the GSEA national competition in January 2020. The national winners will then represent SA and go head-to-head with business-minded peers from across the world at the global showdown in April 2020.

NKU Student-Entrepreneur Heads to Silicon Valley

Isaiah Kelly loves shoes and loves painting, and now he has an award-winning business model based on those interests that has landed him a trip to Silicon Valley. Kelly won the Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s Global Student Entrepreneurship Award – Cincinnati Regional Competition, the first Northern Kentucky University student to do so.

How a Skidmore student entrepreneur is empowering (and employing) women farmers in Madagascar

Ndrianasy, a senior at Skidmore College, grew up on the northwest side of Madagascar. She said her mom sacrificed everything so she could have access to education and eventually go to college. Ndrianasy wanted to bring that same opportunity to other young women in Madagascar, and started a business with her mom and family back home.

The gig way: how this startup helps over 400K students and freelancers earn money

Mumbai-based startup Frapp was started as a student benefits platform. Now, it is now helping students earn anywhere between Rs 10 and Rs 2,000 per task.

Fertility startup Mojo wants to take the trial and error out of IVF

Fertility tech startup Mojo is coming out of stealth to announce a €1.7 million (~$1.8M) seed round of funding led by Nordic seed fund Inventure. Also participating are Doberman and Privilege Ventures (an investor in Ava), plus a number of angel investors including Josefin Landgard…

MU students to compete for $30,000 startup fund

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.

Wilson, Mont Alto business students to pitch startup proposals to panel

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — College students will get a chance to pitch their ideas for business startups next month to a roomful of observers, including a panel of business experts. The students will come from Wilson College professor Thomas Armstrong’s entrepreneurship and small business management class, as well as Penn State Mont Alto adjunct professor Alan Rock’s small business management course.