IDEA hits $500K gap-​​funding milestone

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.

Send in the entrepreneurs

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.

Tweets of the Week: Feb. 10–14

Reac­tion to the Beanpot cham­pi­onship games, Northeastern’s greenest uni­ver­sity honor, and IDEA’s 100K Club were among our selec­tions for tweets this week from the North­eastern com­mu­nity. A thoughtful take on … read more »

Ask the Entrepreneur: 3Qs with Flytenow

North­eastern stu­dents Matt Voska, E’17, and Alan Guichard, L’14, have launched a small plane-​​sharing ven­ture called Fly­tenow, which con­nects recre­ational pilots with flight enthu­si­asts to make flying more afford­able and accessible.

Flytenow startup set for takeoff

North­eastern stu­dents Matt Voska and Alan Guichard cre­ated a ven­ture that con­nects small-​​plane pilots with flight enthu­si­asts to make flying more acces­sible and affordable.

Why is entrepreneurship so popular?

Kara Miller, host of WGBH radio’s Inno­va­tion Hub, dis­cussed the increasing pop­u­larity of entre­pre­neur­ship in the latest install­ment of the Path­ways to Entre­pre­neur­ship Speaker Series.