Connolly started his first e-commerce business when he was just 14, and he later rebranded and expanded it while studying at Northeastern. He had a goal to one day work at Amazon. First he worked on co-op there, and soon he’ll be starting at the company full time after graduating last week with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Entrepreneurship fever is sweeping Northeastern, and students all across campus are catching the bug. A host of student-run operations is springing up to support Northeastern startups, offering skills and expertise in fields from accounting to graphic design to software coding. To help these groups forge an alliance, faculty member Dan Gregory made a lead gift last fall, inspiring parents, alumni, and faculty to join in. To date, support for the new initiative—which students named Mosaic—comes to $425,000.
Students had the opportunity at Monday night’s Husky Startup Challenge Demo Day to showcase their business plans to solve a host of unmet problems.
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.
The calendar turning to December means a whole new slate of exciting events on campus before the new year, especially holiday-themed festivities.
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.
As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, a score of Northeastern innovators and entrepreneurs showcased their ventures and inventive products at two major campus events.
Exciting new ventures, powerful advice for young innovators, and the down-low on Northeastern’s range of resources for entrepreneurs were all on display last week during Global Entrepreneurship Week. “Global Entrepreneurship […]
Next week, Northeastern will host a series of workshops, venture expos, and other events that celebrate innovators and stimulate entrepreneurial spirit by sharing expertise and inspiring others to create their own startups.