Spring 2013 Demo Day

More than 20 stu­dent ven­tures were on dis­play April 8 at Demo Day, which marks the con­clu­sion of the busi­ness devel­op­ment com­pe­ti­tion Husky Startup Chal­lenge orga­nized by the North­eastern Entre­pre­neurs Club. Along with the E-​​Club, Demo Day was spon­sored by IDEA (the student-​​run ven­ture accel­er­ator), the North­eastern Center for Entre­pre­neur­ship Edu­ca­tion, and the D’Amore-McKim School of Business.

Photos by Brooks Canaday.

  • Students, faculty and staff checked out more than 20 student ventures.

  • Sayo Owoseni, left, a fifth-year communication studies major, and Bobby Etienne, right, a fourth-year music business major at Berklee College of Music, co-founders of WeVibe, an entertainment industry communications and networking service, speak with Tracey Dodenhoff, director of Northeastern's Center for Research Innovation.

  • President Joseph E. Aoun meets with Nick DePorzio, a first-year physics major whose KrystalBoard is designed to replace whiteboards and blackboards.

  • Don Gothing, right, a fifth-year engineering major and co-founder of FilterLight, displays part of a low-cost, human-powered water purification device to Demo Day judge Craig Driscoll of Highland Capital Partners.

  • Students, faculty and staff checked out more than 20 student ventures.

  • Brad McNamara, right, CEO of Freight Farms, shakes hands with Kate Pipa, a fifth-year social entrepreneurship major and co-founder of, a monthly science project-based subscription box for kids.

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