From plastic pollution to sustainable skateboards

An orga­ni­za­tion co-​​founded by North­eastern alumnus Ben Knep­pers has sup­port from ven­ture accel­er­ator pro­grams at North­eastern and in Chile to turn trash from the South Amer­ican country’s com­mu­ni­ties and coast­line into a sus­tain­able business.

Researchers as entrepreneurs

Northeastern’s unique Lab to Ven­tures pro­gram guides top grad­uate stu­dents through the process of turning their research into inde­pen­dent, suc­cessful companies.

Student entrepreneurs turn ideas into businesses

On Thursday, Northeastern’s Entre­pre­neurs Club hosted the Spring 2012 Husky Startup Chal­lenge Demo Day, at which 18 stu­dent entre­pre­neurs pitched their inno­v­a­tive ideas, gar­nered sup­port from the com­mu­nity and cel­e­brated the entrepreneurial […]