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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Challenge accepted

A record 21 North­eastern alumni, rep­re­senting 14 com­pa­nies, have been selected as final­ists in the 2013 MassChallenge Accel­er­ator Pro­gram.

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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.

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