UW Oshkosh is buzzing about student entrepreneurial venture
A team of University of Wisconsin Oshkosh students is preparing to test a product they say will improve survival of delicate honey bee colonies in cold weather climates.
How One K-12 Startup Is Harnessing the Podcasting Wave
The founder of Listenwise realized her pubic radio experience gave her unique experience to offer educators and students a new service. According to research from ratings company Nielsen, 51 percent of all American homes contain podcast fans. That’s more than 60 million homes!
We Need More Startups That Don’t Prioritize Growth Above All Else
Corporate America’s “growth at all costs” has worked for too few, for too long. Recently, leading CEOs at the Business Roundtable came to a similar conclusion, issuing a statement on corporate purpose rejecting maximizing shareholder returns as the sole corporate objective.
International competition for startup businesses selects Marquette students as finalists
Two Marquette students will be traveling to Denmark this October as finalists in an international competition for startup businesses.
he University Startup World Cup selected Rheana Garbis, a sophomore in the College of Engineering, and Graham Bowerman, a junior in the College of Business Administration, as finalists. The two are equal partners in Urban Food Connection, their business which aims to connect people who enjoy eating locally with local farmers through an app and website.
Demo Day celebrates student entrepreneurship
MIT’s delta v accelerator concludes with presentations from participants and encouragement for all students.
Demo Days showcase Princeton student entrepreneurs’ solutions to societal problems
For the past eight years, the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education has sponsored the Demo Days program, which culminates in two days of team presentations by student entrepreneurs. This year, eight teams presented their new ventures, from a water filtration device to technology to help heal foot and ankle injuries.
Florence Ayeni: a student entrepreneur with a desire to help others
Florence Ayeni’s father taught her that helping people can, in turn, allow people to help themselves. When Ayeni was young, her father, a pastor, selflessly brought a homeless man into their home. He told her the man was her uncle from Nigeria who came to live with the family. And when Ayeni’s father was deported for four years and nine months in 2008, the man who she believed to be her uncle took care of Ayeni and the rest of her family.
How VC- backed startups are combating student debt-PE Hub
Here’s a quiz. What is America’s largest consumer debt? A) Mortgages B) Credit cards C) Student loans The answer is C. At $1.5 trillion and growing, student loan debt is now the largest consumer debt in the U.S., larger than mortgages, larger than credit cards. And it’s impacting not just those who owe the debt, …
Penn State Harrisburg to host Startup Challenge for entrepreneurs
The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Penn State Harrisburg is hosting a Startup Challenge from Oct. 18 to 20 on campus for community and student entrepreneurs. The Startup Challenge is a weekend-long entrepreneurship experience in which participants select and build a business idea in small teams with support from entrepreneurs and industry mentors, culminating in a business pitch competition at the end of the weekend.
New Students consulting group to focus on startups
When then-sophomore Jonathan Lu looked through the list of consulting services group students could join at USC, he realized that none of them cater to startups, a market that he saw potential to grow. He then talked with his roommate Zach Mollo as well as Chloe Hsu and John McCubbin, and the group created RISE …