Fernando Suarez, the new Jean C. Tempel Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, wants to help grow the university’s reputation within the innovation and entrepreneurial fields.
Kimberly Eddleston in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business is one of four professors to be recognized with a Distinguished Professorship by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation. The award will support her innovative research on family businesses and the careers of entrepreneurs.
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.
As the new school year gets underway, Northeastern will be abuzz with campus events—from entrepreneurial opportunities to cooking demonstrations and athletics events—that you won’t want to miss.
Here are some facts and figures about Northeastern’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem, powered by students.
“Your innovation is nothing until you find a way to monetize it,” says Oleks Osiyevskyy, an assistant professor of entrepreneurship and innovation. “Unless you commercialize your invention you won’t earn money nor will you change the world.”
Members of Northeastern’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem came together Friday night to commemorate the fifth anniversary of IDEA and celebrate the announcement of a gift endowing the student-run venture accelerator’s CEO position.
Northeastern University will provide a record $239 million in financial aid—not loans—for undergraduate students in 2015–16. The unprecedented investment represents a 7.9 percent increase over last year, and continues a […]
Students and faculty across many disciplines presented their scholarly research, innovative thinking, and entrepreneurial endeavors at the annual expo, where many young researchers were honored with prestigious awards.
A panel of experts on Wednesday discussed how the growing population of adults over 65 and advancements in technology present opportunities for entrepreneurs to bring much-needed innovations in eldercare. Northeastern’s […]
Five mobile phone charging stations developed by Ryan Wright, E’09, are now at key locations around campus for the Northeastern community to try out and provide feedback on.
President Joseph E. Aoun on Wednesday afternoon sat down with Langer — inventor, entrepreneur, and engineer extraordinaire — to discuss Langer’s awe-inspiring ability to harness the power of science and engineering to develop drug delivery systems and life-saving technologies.
Kate Murdock, DMSB’18, has quickly become one of the key members of Northeastern’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Members of the university’s entrepreneurship community convened Wednesday to formally launch the the Daniel J. McCarthy(s) Venture Mentoring Network, which is designed to match student, faculty, and alumni entrepreneurs with experienced alumni and other industry professionals.
Kulkarni, DMSB’18, accrued a wealth of entrepreneurial knowledge at a young age. Now he shares it with other entrepreneurs through his company C&M Group.
Matt Bilotti, DMSB’15, leaves today for London, England—the site of his first stop on his six-month journey as President Aoun’s Global Officer. Here, he shares what he’s looking forward to, what he’s anxious for, and the priceless advice he’s already received.
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.
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.
President Joseph E. Aoun discussed co-op, his new global officer position, and leadership lessons on Monday night in a meeting with the Northeastern Student Government Association.
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.
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.
This guest post was written by Katie McCune, an Assistant Co-op Coordinator with the College of Computer and Information Science. Have you ever been to a panel talk where you were […]
At the first event in the 2014–15 Women Who Inspire speaker series, three business leaders discussed their career paths and shared insight into how businesswomen can make sure their innovative ideas are being heard in the workplace.
Northeastern University recently celebrated the grand opening and formal launch of the Michael J. and Ann Sherman Center for Engineering Entrepreneurship Education, which was founded to arm engineering students with entrepreneurial skills.
“Macaroon is the Italian cookie with the shredded coconut… you can say French Macaroon and get away with it or you can say Macaron [mah-kah-rōn].” And so begins my interview […]
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.