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.
“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.
In a mobile economy saturated by millions of applications, pre-launch buzz can make all of the difference. That’s where PreApps comes in.
Northeastern’s unique Lab to Ventures program guides top graduate students through the process of turning their research into independent, successful companies.
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.
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.
More than 500 people attended IDEA’s entrepreneurship expo, in which representatives from more than 40 ventures showcased their businesses on Wednesday evening.
Four alumni have launched a new travel company called Off The Grid Excursions that takes vacationers off the beaten path, and around the world.
Northeastern University and MassChallenge have teamed up to provide paid entrepreneurship co-op positions with start-up ventures, many of which are run by the university’s alumni.
More than two dozen entrepreneurs had the opportunity to pitch their businesses to investors at IDEA’s first annual Pitch-a-thon.
Six start-ups have completed the mentorship program offered by IDEA, Northeastern’s student-run venture accelerator.
The Massachusetts Innovation and Technology Exchange recognized IDEA and the Entrepreneurs Club as the state’s top contributors to innovation in higher education.