IDEA’s venture showcase highlighted the scope of Northeastern’s student– and alumni-led startups, from a micro-brewed coffee company to a customized backpack design business.
For Caroline-Christine Wilhelm, DMSB’10, the drab exercise clothes filling European workout studios spelled “opportunity.” Sleuthing out niche designers, she launched an online business that married fashion to fitness.
Jim Ziolkowski, the founder of buildOn, a nonprofit working to break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy through education and service, has a compelling message for aspiring entrepreneurs: ‘confront your fears,’ ‘pursue what’s important to you.’
Social entrepreneur Anna Butler’s inspiration to found modzi began while on a Dialogue of Civilizations program in Zambia and continued during a self-developed co-op there.
Annika Morgan, DMSB’16, didn’t plan on becoming the new face of Northeastern’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem. But here she is, the inaugural Altschuler-Meyer CEO of IDEA, the university’s student-run venture accelerator.
Building on the success of its regional campus network in selected U.S. cities, Northeastern University will launch its first international campus in 2016. Northeastern will open a location in Toronto, Ontario, where it will offer professional graduate programs that are industry-aligned and tailored to meet the specific needs of learners and employers in the region.
The second annual On Fire To Hire Startup Expo convened hundreds of students and 50 startup employers. Find out what some of them said about the challenges and opportunities presented by working for a new business venture.
President Aoun hosted Stephen M. Kosslyn, founding dean of the Minerva Schools at the Keck Graduate Institute, on Tuesday for a talk on the innovative curriculum and teaching methods of the San Francisco-based institution of higher education.
Here’s a rundown of the popular student organization’s upcoming events and programs this semester, which have been designed to promote entrepreneurship and provide opportunities for all students to work with startups and even launch their own ventures.
Northeastern’s Intellectual Property Law Clinic—which is led by law students, under guidance of faculty and staff—provides a range of legal information and services to students in the university’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Northeastern was well represented in BetaBoston’s recent 25 Most Innovative People Under 25 list, which highlighted the entrepreneurial spirit, creativity, and social media prowess of five recent graduates.
President Aoun’s first two Global Officers recently returned to campus for a brief respite from traveling the world. Their collective esprit was high, their desire to share personal anecdotes and life-defining lessons particularly strong.