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Investors pour $1.5M into a company that makes maple water

DRINKmaple, a Concord-based maker of maple water, has raised $1.5 million out of $2 million the company was seeking, according to a recent regulatory filing. The date of first sale is March 11 and 13 investors participated in the latest funding for the company, according to...

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Business student embraces the entrepreneurial spirit

Kate Murdock’s short-​​term pro­fes­sional goal is to work for a startup con­sulting firm, a posi­tion for which her qual­i­fi­ca­tions run deep. Mur­dock, DMSB’18, is an invest­ment ana­lyst for IDEA: North­eastern’s student-​​run ven­ture accel­er­ator, and the senior director of the Entre­pre­neur­ship Immer­sion pro­gram, the brain­child of the...

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Mentors aid innovators

The Daniel J. McCarthy(s) Venture Mentoring Network (VMN), a university-wide network that aims to provide the advanced guidance and industry connections that Northeastern entrepreneurs need after their companies begin to succeed, debuted on Jan. 21. The VMN works by matching student, alumni and faculty entrepreneurs with...

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The Startup Matchmaker

Mem­bers of the university’s entre­pre­neur­ship com­mu­nity con­vened Wednesday to for­mally launch the Daniel J. McCarthy(s) Ven­ture Men­toring Net­work, which is designed to match stu­dent, alumni, and fac­ulty entre­pre­neurs with expe­ri­enced alumni and other industry professionals. The men­toring net­work will build upon Northeastern’s flour­ishing entre­pre­neurial spirit and ini­tia­tives....

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Test ride: The prototype electric skateboard from Dash Electric

It would be hard to come up with a shakier sce­nario for testing a pro­to­type elec­tric skate­board: slick side­walks from recent rain, jour­nalist who has never been on a long­board before, snow starting to blow, and a test course shared with bikers. The skate­board was...