Assistant professor Brooke Foucault Welles is studying how people can better understand and leverage their social networks to identify valuable and previously unnoticed connections or resources. She says this work could be particularly valuable for the military.
One year since embarking on a mission to eliminate ocean plastic pollution, Bureo Skateboards has now sold 2,000 boards, partnered with Patagonia, and established key relationships with Chile’s fishing community.
After seven weeks of intense development and preparation, the young entrepreneurs behind 16 startups presented their ventures to the Northeastern community Monday night at the Husky Startup Challenge’s Demo Day.
Female entrepreneurs in the fields of online communities, healthcare, and consumer product launching shared their experiences at the latest event in Northeastern’s Women who Inspire Speaker Series, held during Global Entrepreneurship Week.
“Entrepreneurship is not about money,” says Claire Chase, the anomalous flutist, arts entrepreneur, and 2012 MacArthur Fellow, who spoke at Northeastern on Tuesday evening in the latest installment of the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series. “It’s about agency and activism.”
GEW at Northeastern will celebrate innovators and entrepreneurs across campus and around the world. Here’s what you need to know about this week’s exciting events, which were organized by the Northeastern University Center for Entrepreneurship Education.
From Homecoming to Husky hoops, here are five exciting events coming this month that you’ve got to put on your calendars.
Last month, Northeastern hosted a conference bringing together academics, entrepreneurs, policy experts, and others to discuss the opportunities for and challenges of integrating design into business strategies and practices.
The biannual entrepreneurship expo has added some new wrinkles to its already robust programming lineup this fall. Find out more here and how to get involved in next month’s event, which will be held during Global Entrepreneurship Week.
Ryan Wright, E’09, is the young entrepreneur behind a novel startup focused on designing solar-powered charging stations for cell phones and tablets.
Tiffany Kelley, MS/MBA’08, recognized a need for better tools to help nurses and improve patient care. Here, she shares her inspiration for creating her business and how Northeastern has helped her along the way.
Toju Ometoruwa, DMSB’16, is the co-founder of a cloud-based service that allows artists and musicians from across the globe to seamlessly collaborate and produce songs together.