College Entrepreneurship

College Entrepreneurship: Boston U to Host Tech, Drugs, and Rock n’ Roll

Designed to connect scientists and engineers with entrepreneurs, investors, and innovators, the event highlights emerging technologies from Boston University’s research programs...

CookRadar: Peer to Peer Food Exchange Creates Social Connections

There’s an old saying that food brings people together. Italian native and entrepreneur Mario Berruti has taken this concept to the next level...

BUILD: Youth Business Plan Competition to Highlight Boston's Future Entrepreneurs

BUILD’s mission is to use entrepreneurship to excite and propel disengaged, low-income students through high school to college success.

Everyday Speech: Leveraging Technology to Teach Children Social Skills

Technology has drastically changed the way we learn: from online courses to virtual tutors, we have leveraged technology to supplement and improve students’ educational experiences.

College Entrepreneurship: Emerson College E3 Expo

The buzz inside the Bill Bordy theatre was palpable as students participating in Emerson College’s E3 Program gathered to pitch their business idea with the hopes of winning the grand prize of $5K. 

MakeOverShare: Startup Allows Users to Discover All Things Beauty

MakeOverShare is a platform to discover beauty and fashion related events, salons, spas, and other businesses within the beauty industry.

IDEA Reaches Gap Funding Milestone: 6 Ventures Receive Non-Equity Grants

Northeastern University’s Venture Accelerator IDEA recently reached a monumental milestone in their mission to coach, fund, and launch ventures...

BC's Startup Scene on Display at the Boston College Venture Competition

Students, faculty and community members packed into the Fulton Honors Library at the Carroll School of Management last evening to hear the final pitches of Boston College’s Venture Competition (BCVC).

Startup Spotlight: Jobble - Event Help Made Easy

Today, you can hire almost any service with the tap of a finger: you can tap Uber to chauffeur you around the city, book a stay at a local resident’s apartment with Airbnb, and even borrow someone’s car for the weekend with FlightCar.

Five Minutes To Pitch One Great Business Idea at Quincy Center for Innovation

The Quincy the Pitch Competition provides an opportunity for entrepreneurs to pitch their product or idea to a panel with the chance to win a share of up to $5,000 in cash and in-kind prizes.

Winter Xcelerate: Entrepreneurship on Display at Harvard

Founded in 2011, Harvard Ventures facilitates a wide array of activities on campus, including last week’s, Winter Xcelerate, a week-long startup incubation program at the Harvard Innovation Lab with mentors and speakers across industries.

Novo App: Speed and Ease for Bartenders and Bar-Goers Alike

Flashback to one Friday night earlier this year: Alexis Roumeliotis is closing up after a busy shift bartending at her parent’s bar in Maine. She scrambles to hunt down customers to close their tabs, while also juggling cleaning and other closing activities.

Genius Box: Projects and Learning Opportunities Delivered Monthly

The adventure began with a box. Shivangi Shah and Kate Pipa wanted to create some kind of subscription-based box service to serve children-- but they didn’t know exactly what to focus on.

Startup Institute Boston Fall 2014 TalentExpo

For the past eight weeks, I have had the privilege of getting to know Startup Institute’s Fall 2014 class... Best of luck SIB Fall 2014. You guys rule!  

Tackboard, Collaborate with Friends

Newly released mobile app, Tackboard, is a platform for users to collaborate on public photo collections, complete with geo-tagging and a sleek design.

What a Distributed Computing Veteran Can Teach Student Founders

This week, we had the pleasure of speaking with Paul Sagan, former CEO of Akamai Technologies, and current XIR at General Catalyst, where he advises founders and entrepreneurs...

Rough Draft Ventures Meets Matt Lauzon

Last week, we caught up with Matt Lauzon, founder of Dunwello and former founder of Gemvara.He speaks about his experiences as a young entrepreneur and provides a few great pieces of advice...

Progress in the Emerson Accelerator

Emerson College’s first startup accelerator program is in full swing this year after its launch in May 2014.

Harvard Innovation Launch Lab Takes Off

Last night, The Harvard iLab formally opened the doors of the brand new Launch Lab, the co-working space for high potential Harvard alumni startup ventures.

Entrepreneurs Break Out Their Best Pitches at Babson

The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship held their 15th Annual Rocket Pitch yesterday afternoon.

4th Annual BUILDFest to Honor Tim Ferriss with BUILDer Award for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

BUILD Boston, a not-for-profit organization that uses entrepreneurship to equip Boston youth for high school and college success, is holding their 4th Annual Gala, BUILDFest, on Thursday October 30th at the Westin Copley Place.

Rebloom Comes Home: New York City Based Startup made its Soft Launch in Beantown this Month

You’re at charity gala, admiring the beautiful floral arrangement in the center of your table. The woman sitting next to you remarks that the combination of calalilies and white hydrangeas is extremely elegant...

Online Startup Competition Ventures to Become The World’s Largest Shark Tank

Entrepreneurs, get ready to compete! Looking to gain exposure, make sales or raise capital? Well there’s a contest for that… All of that!

Babson College: Growing Entrepreneurship with Exposure to Real World Entrepreneurs and a Learn-by-Doing Philosophy

It’s no secret Babson is a great business school. I sat down with some of the core team driving entrepreneurship at Babson to get a better feel for it all...

Cutting Through the College Social Scene at Blade, Holy Cross Drop-Out Launches WiGo

How does a 20-year-old college student go from worrying about how he and his college buddies are planning their nights out to running a company alongside one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Boston?

Press Fit Furniture: The Digitally Manufactured Standing Desk is Ready for Purchase

Go to MIT. Take a class on how to make things. Build a product that everybody wants. Run a campaign on Kickstarter so you can get this product to friends and family...

Harvard iLab: Venture Incubation Program Demo Day

Last night the Harvard Innovation Lab hosted its’ Venture Incubation Demo Day, which is a culmination of their Venture Incubation Program.

BCVC Awards Over $30k to Budding Startups

Five finalists battled it out for thousands of dollars at this year’s Boston College Venture Competition on Tuesday, April 4. The top three teams entered a tiebreaker resulting in two groups claiming second place.

Student Startups: HigherMe — A New Way To Hire

A resume with spelling errors and a lot of white space seems pretty bad, right? What if the only former experience listed on this resume are soccer and babysittng?

HackHarvard Hosts HackWeek 2014

Last week, HackHarvard hosted their annual “Hack Week” event that connects budding student entrepreneurs with the resources, mentorship and pizza to launch their own tech product...