A brief overview of our meeting on January 29 with Jules Pieri, CEO and Founder of Daily Grommet: Northeastern’s Entrepreneurs Club changed it up a little bit this week, choosing to have a question and answer or “fireside chat” with the club’s speaker rather than a presentation. Jules Pieri, the CEO and founder of the…

As a student-oriented entrepreneurs club it would come as no surprise to anyone  that the club is budding with a number of individuals looking to start their own companies and create innovative products – and as soon as possible. Preston Turk, a sophomore studying entrepreneurship at Northeastern University, is one of these individuals. A little…

Special thanks to Jules Pieri, CEO and Co-founder of The Daily Grommet, for coming out to speak with us tonight! After working at major retail corporations, Jules mentioned that some products would never see the light of day because “companies weren’t willing to take a risk on a product that might not work out”. That…

Northeastern University’s Entrepreneurs Club is ranked sixth in the world out of all student-led entrepreneur clubs and first in Massachusetts. The club’s members are individuals from a variety of majors with a myriad of interests. Nonetheless, each club member is intrigued by some aspect of entrepreneurship, whether he wants to create a startup or possibly…

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 Special thanks to Niraj Shah, CEO and Co-founder of Wayfair, for coming out to speak to us tonight! Niraj spoke about his experiences as a serial entrepreneur, and the importance of viewing entrepreneurship as not risky, but as an invaluable experience. After starting a very successful company right out of college, he…

Matt Forrest What entrepreneurship means to you: Entrepreneurship is about being creative and innovation about something you’re passionate about. Your Passion: I really enjoy trying new, different, and even innovative types of food! Your Interests: Football (not soccer — real football!), travel, entrepreneurship, marketing, advertising, branding, burritos, pizza Future Plans: Traveling the world Something interesting about you: Last April I walked…

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 Special thanks to Diane Hessen, CEO and Co-founder of Communispace, for coming out to speak to us tonight! Diane addressed many of the common myths that plague the minds of future entrepreneurs, including misconceptions that entrepreneurs are in it soley for the money and that you need a great idea to become…

Tuesday, January 10, 2013 Special thanks to Chase Garbarino, CEO and Co-founder of Streetwise Media, parent company of BostInno, for kicking off the semester with us! Chase discussed how to network effectively in Boston, highlighting the best events to check out. When asked how him and his partner finally got the company going, he replied…

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