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What to know about Global Entrepreneurship Week
Next week, Northeastern will host a series of workshops, venture expos, and other events in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, which is aimed at celebrating innovators, inspiring entrepreneurial spirit, and connecting the university’s entrepreneurs from across generations.
Bigger than Business
As a kid, I ran a business. My very own lemonade stand on hot summer days. Fast forward 15 years later, and I’m still selling something, though quite a different product. What I’m selling are my goals, my ambitions, and my personality to the job market that awaits at the end of the tunnel in May.
3-Spark’s ‘Donatello’ Creates Smarter 3D-Printed Parts
A little over a year ago, Rich Ranky was at Northeastern, working on research for his PhD about how to build a force-measuring sensor into a plastic component.
Where social media and spinning meet
When first-time entrepreneur Jessica Bashelor, 25, decided to open her own indoor cycling studio in South Boston this summer, her strategy included a social media plan to create buzz and a “gym culture” that attracted millennials.
Fresh Truck brings affordable produce to low-income areas
Northeastern University venture Fresh Truck was recently featured in the Boston Globe.
Researchers as Entrepreneurs
Many stars must align for a university research project to turn into a successful independent business. Just ask Northeastern alumnus Joel Berniac, the chief executive officer and co-founder of Akrivis Technologies, a life sciences company committed to commercializing research from the lab of Northeastern professor of pharmaceutical sciences Ban-An Khaw.
IDEA: Northeastern University’s Venture Accelerator
From News @ Northeastern
Video by Craig LaPlante
Northeastern’s student-run venture accelerator provides a range of resources to help entrepreneurs cultivate their business models and concepts. IDEA’s work aligns with Northeastern’s longstanding commitment to experiential education.
A record 21 Northeastern alumni, representing 14 companies, have been selected as finalists in the 2013 MassChallenge Accelerator Program.
With City Hall debut, Fresh Truck rolls into Boston
Josh Trautwein stood on the roof of Fresh Truck, the retrofitted school bus he and fellow Northeastern alumnus Daniel Clarke have turned into the Boston’s first mobile farmer’s market, and shouted an announcement the pair had been waiting to make for months.