The plane-sharing website created by a Northeastern student and an alumnus recently expanded its network to San Francisco and is currently part of Y Combinator, a Silicon Valley-based seed accelerator.
Ben Anderson, AMD’12, co-founded Amino, a mobile-based social service aimed at connecting users with specialized interests. In July, the startup announced that it had raised $1.65 million in seed funding.
Leaders in Northeastern’s entrepreneurship community spoke last week at a national conference focused on preparing students and alumni to launch their careers at fast-growing companies and startups.
Photos to Photos, a free mobile game created by Northeastern alumnus Charles Svirk, DMSB’13, and his business partner Matthew Valich, puts a twist on the popular childhood game Apples to Apples.
Ali Kothari, DMSB’17, was one of more than a dozen entrepreneurs from IDEA-affiliated startups who pitched their ventures to potential investors on Wednesday night at Boston’s new innovation center.
Nick Naraghi, DMSB’15, served as Student Body President last year. Now, the finance student in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business is leading IDEA, Northeastern University’s student-run venture accelerator. Here, Naraghi reflects on his SGA experience and discusses his vision for IDEA and personal interest in entrepreneurship and innovation.
While on co-op in California, fourth-year business major Carlos Villalobos was ‘bitten by the technology bug.’ When he returned to campus, he co-founded Bökeh, a wireless enabled camera lens that connects to the iPhone.
The university will provide an unprecedented $221.4 million in institutional grant aid for the 2014–15 academic year.
Northeastern’s newest “Huntington 100,” a group of extraordinary students selected for their impressive accomplishments and impact both on campus and around the world, was honored last week at a reception with university leaders, faculty, and staff.
Northeastern’s student-run venture accelerator has now granted a half-million dollars in gap funding. Over the past five years, IDEA’s Gap Fund has helped 35 ventures jumpstart or continue their journey to success.
Students and faculty across many disciplines presented their most recent scholarly research, innovative thinking, and entrepreneurial ventures at RISE:2014, Northeastern’s Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo.
Nutritious coffee bars, healthcare apps, and sleeveless shirts were among the ventures on display Wednesday night at NEXPO, a bi-annual startup showcase highlighting entrepreneurship on campus.