Studvent provides me with a healthy daily dose of student startup news from different sources. Its also a good source for learning about students who are making things happen in their universities and aids me in my recruiting efforts
SV Gap Year Program
Many students, from incoming undergraduates (“Rising Freshman or Freshers”) through to PhD’s (Doctoral Students) are considering taking a Gap Year (GY) or Voluntary Leave of Absence (VLA) during the Covid-19 pandemic. Between 12 and 20 percent of college (undergraduate) students say that they will take a Gap Year, along with 16 percent of rising freshman click here. This number will increase many universities do not open their physical campuses this Autumn and instead opt for the online learning. Preliminary research shows that as many as 25% of undergraduate and graduate-level students are considering a VLA for the 2020-2021 academic year. The Chronicle of Higher Education is tracking the plans of universities. Click hereto view.
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Student Venture Entrepreneurship Club (SVEC)
Our Club was launched in the summer of 2020. We seek to build a virtual community of students globally who are current university and college students at any level of study (undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral, professional or postdoctoral). Our chapter has monthly meetings, guest speakers, and will develop more programming as we grow and are influenced by motivated student leaders yet to come. The SVEC is a Chapter of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO).
Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization a 501 (c) (3) not for profit charitable corporation, founded in 1983 It supports more than 16,500 emerging collegiate entrepreneurs annually. CEO believes that any student, regardless of academic discipline, can launch a business. Through its global network of more than 250 college and university chapters, CEO supports and inspires the growth and development of any student that seeks to be entrepreneurial.
The future is female: In all, 29 companies on our 2020 list have female founders or co-founders, six more than last year and seven more than the year before that.
The decades-old rallying cry that invokes the breaking of glass ceilings rings true on this year’s Poets&Quants’ list of the Top 100 MBA Startups. In tracking the world’s fastest-growing and exciting MBA […]