Five minutes to make an impact

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.

The Kids’ are all right

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.

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.

Farmers market on wheels

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.

Turntable gives vinyl a new spin

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.