Career advice for future biotech leaders

At the sixth event in Northeastern’s Women Who Inspire series, CEOs of three of the area’s top phar­ma­ceu­tical com­pa­nies dis­cussed the chal­lenges and rewards of being a leader in the drug dis­covery industry.

The apple princess

Grad­uate stu­dent Fabi­enne Rudolph is known as the apple princess in her native Ger­many, where she pro­motes the Oden­wald region’s apple industry.

Flytenow startup set for takeoff

North­eastern stu­dents Matt Voska and Alan Guichard cre­ated a ven­ture that con­nects small-​​plane pilots with flight enthu­si­asts to make flying more acces­sible and affordable.

Why is entrepreneurship so popular?

Kara Miller, host of WGBH radio’s Inno­va­tion Hub, dis­cussed the increasing pop­u­larity of entre­pre­neur­ship in the latest install­ment of the Path­ways to Entre­pre­neur­ship Speaker Series.

Consumer is king, says Bacardi CEO

Suc­cessful com­pa­nies com­bine product per­for­mance with con­sumer insights to build brand loy­alty, according to Edward Shirley, pres­i­dent and CEO of Bac­ardi Lim­ited, who spoke on Wednesday at Northeastern’s CEO Break­fast Forum.

Big data’s role in business innovation

New assis­tant pro­fessor Christoph Riedl applies his research inter­ests in data sci­ence and com­pu­ta­tional social sci­ence to study sub­stan­tive research ques­tions in areas ranging from online social net­works to decision-​​making, team­work, and productivity.

This clinic means business

What if you could help small busi­nesses in low-​​income neigh­bor­hoods and give law stu­dents trans­ac­tional expe­ri­ence at the same time? The law school’s newest clinic is doing just that.

Five minutes to make an impact

Entre­pre­neurs with ties to North­eastern got the chance to pitch their busi­ness ideas to poten­tial investors and men­tors on Wednesday night at IDEA’s bian­nual Pitch-​​a-​​thon.