Success Stories

The spirit of innovation manifests at RISE! The Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo is an exciting opportunity for students and faculty members to showcase the research and novel thinking at Northeastern University.

These Success Stories  highlight some of the most interesting and promising solutions presented during RISE. Find out more about how these exceptional ideas were born and who brought them to life by clicking on the name of the venture below.

Be inspired!


RISE has been a fantastic venue and for both 2012 and 2013 to contribute in significant but very different ways to our growth as a company.


Attendware is the fastest growing event management software, founded by NU alums Greg Skloot ‘12 and Drew D’Agostino ‘13, both graduates of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business.

Malav Trivedi

Dr. Malav Trivedi Receives Post-doctoral Research Fellowship


At RISE:2013, vi-RABT won the people’s choice award—indicating the crowd’s confidence in the system’s commercial promise.