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.
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.
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.