A record number of Northeastern alumni have been selected as global finalists in the MassChallenge 2013 Accelerator Program.
The answer is yes, according to Michael Gasiorek, a fourth-year student in the Bachelor of Science in International Business program who is spending two years studying and working in China.
An investment from engineering alumnus Michael Sherman will establish the Michael J. and Ann Sherman Center for Engineering Entrepreneurship Education.
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.
Leaders of flourishing healthcare companies shared their success stories on Thursday evening at an annual event hosted by the Health Sciences Entrepreneurs, an alumni group dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship in the healthcare field.
A team of engineering students conceived a smart toothbrush at the annual Engineers for the Greater Good competition, winning first place and a $1,500 stipend to turn the concept into reality.
A new partnership between the Center for Research Innovation and VentureCrowd is connecting entrepreneurial talent with budding university startups in need of fresh ideas and a little help.
Distinguished Professor of Physics Sri Sridhar is establishing Northeastern as the go-to knowledge resource for clinical and commercial translation of basic university research.
“We Are The Kids,” communication studies major Natalie Dickinson’s blog, has amassed some 25,000 followers, the majority of whom are young people looking to break into the music industry.
Here are five graduating seniors whose entrepreneurial tracks exemplify the wide range of opportunities on campus and around the world.
During its 40-year history, the Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis has pioneered breakthroughs in biotechnology, forensic science, and advanced materials study. Last week, its accomplishments were honored at a daylong conference on campus.
Northeastern recognized 17 accomplished seniors at the Outstanding Cooperative Education Awards Ceremony, held last week in the Curry Student Center Ballroom. The students’ co-op experiences include working at Boston’s world-class […]
President Joseph E. Aoun discussed higher education’s ongoing transformation las a guest lecturer in the architecture course “Understanding Design.”
The semester-long Husky Startup Challenge concludes on Monday with Demo Day, which will provide budding entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase the big ideas they hope turn into thriving businesses.
In a mobile economy saturated by millions of applications, pre-launch buzz can make all of the difference. That’s where PreApps comes in.
The online custom-guitar manufacturer, which is co-founded by an alumnus, has generated serious buzz in the music industry with its new line of semihollow guitars.
Students and faculty showcased a range of impressive research projects across many disciplines at the university’s annual innovation, scholarship, and research expo on Friday.
Sheila Lirio Marcelo, founder and CEO of Care.com, shared her entrepreneurial journey and the critical components of building a strong brand on Wednesday at Northeastern’s CEO Breakfast Forum.
The Northeastern University Center for Entrepreneurship Education will host its inaugural co-op expo on Thursday for students seeking jobs with startups and innovative firms in Boston and New York.
Tucker Marion, an assistant professor of entrepreneurship in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, studies how new technology is changing the field of rapid prototyping.
Through co-op with a business incubator in Cape Town, two Northeastern students helped transform social enterprises devastated by a long history of poverty and racism.
Northeastern’s unique Lab to Ventures program guides top graduate students through the process of turning their research into independent, successful companies.
Two Northeastern alumni are looking to bring fruits and vegetables to Boston’s neighborhoods via Fresh Truck, a bus that would be converted into a mobile produce shop.
A low-cost, high-quality turntable developed by a Northeastern graduate with the financial support of IDEA has raised more than $100,000 on the crowdsourcing website Kickstarter.
Four students and alumni received Entrepreneurial Spirit Awards from the College of Arts, Media, and Design for channeling their creativity and leadership skills through film, theater, music, and architecture.
Working with hundreds of students each semester, the E-Club is a major force in fostering entrepreneurship on campus.
Casper Harteveld, an assistant professor of game design and interactive media, led a workshop that used a video game to develop entrepreneurial skills.
Robots that can perform tasks that save time or money can provide new opportunities for entrepreneurs.
The Center for Research Innovation will bring a slate of events to campus starting Tuesday and aimed at boosting Northeastern’s already-strong entrepreneurial community.
More than 500 people attended IDEA’s entrepreneurship expo, in which representatives from more than 40 ventures showcased their businesses on Wednesday evening.
Psychology major Kate Pellegrino worked on co-op with a Cape Town nonprofit that fosters fledgling entrepreneurs.
The D’Amore-McKim School of Business hosted more than 40 co-op employers at an expo on Wednesday in Cabot Cage.
Northeastern’s Social Enterprise Institute has been changing the lives of impoverished people in South Africa and the Dominican Republic for the last several years.
Northeastern University and MassChallenge have teamed up to provide paid entrepreneurship co-op positions with start-up ventures, many of which are run by the university’s alumni.
More than two dozen entrepreneurs had the opportunity to pitch their businesses to investors at IDEA’s first annual Pitch-a-thon.
Six start-ups have completed the mentorship program offered by IDEA, Northeastern’s student-run venture accelerator.