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RISE:2014—Northeastern University's annual Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo—will be held April 10, 2014. Featuring hundreds of students and faculty presenters, the event will showcase the breadth and depth of innovative thinking and use-inspired research at Northeastern. Visit the RISE:2014 Web site....

Pitching your busi­ness to U.S. Sen. Eliz­a­beth Warren is no easy feat, but it helps when you’ve prac­ticed your ele­vator pitch a number of times before­hand, says North­eastern alumnus and researcher Richard Ranky, co-​​founder and CEO of 3-​​Spark, LLC. Together with Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Engi­neering...

From News@Northeastern Uni­ver­sity Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor Vin­cent Harris had been devel­oping novel mate­rials at the Naval Research Lab­o­ra­tory for almost 15 years when he founded Meta­m­ag­netics, a small busi­ness that develops radar and com­mu­ni­ca­tion elec­tronics for mil­i­tary applications. The team devel­oped great tech­nolo­gies with the finan­cial assis­tance of sev­eral...

From News @ Northeastern October 17, 2013 by Angela Herring Associate professor Shashi Murthy and Sean Kevlahan, who earned his doctoral degree in chemical engineering in 2012, helped found Quad Technologies in 2012. Photo by Brooks Canaday. On their first day of grad­uate school at North­eastern, Sean Kevlahan told Adam Hatch...

by Business Wire via The Motley Fool Rogers Corporation and Northeastern University to Launch Joint Innovation Center Unique academic-industry partnership will co-develop innovative materials solutions to address emerging market needs ROGERS, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rogers Corporation (NYS: ROG) and Northeastern University have announced plans to establish the Rogers Innovation Center at...

From Entrepreneur.com It used to be that entrepreneurs were the renegade cowboys out in Silicon Valley. Nowadays, you have to be an entrepreneur just to get and hold a job. Consultants and freelancers are cheaper than full-time staffers with benefits, software developers overseas cost a fraction of what...

From Entrepreneur.com Being an entrepreneur is exciting and the possibilities are endless. One aspect of running a business that I get asked about a lot is burnout and how to avoid it. My reply is fast and simple: "I don't believe in burnout." I know if you are experiencing...

Guy Kawasaki, former chief evangelist of Apple and co-founder of Garage Technology Ventures, explained the top ten mistakes that entrepreneurs make. His talk covered all stages of a startup from inception to exit. Watch the video!...