Meet Jeyashree Haridoss – Student Ambassador, Entrepreneur and Miller Fellow
Jeyashree Haridoss was inspired to create Sol, an app that connects everyday travelers with an on-demand translator, while studying abroad. Thanks to support from the Miller Fellows program, she'll have the resources needed to continue to work full time on Sol as a recent NC State graduate.
Entrepreneur Student Gives Back by Making PPE for Healthcare Workers
Hartley LeRoy has been a fixture in NC State’s Entrepreneurial scene over the past four years. He lived in the Albright Entrepreneurship Village and was a finalist in Entrepalooza’s Minute to Pitch It Competition and the Lulu eGames two years in a row. Now a graduate student in the College of Engineering, he has been granted special permission to work in the Entrepreneurship Garage making face shields for front-line health care workers.
Senior Prepared to Launch After Graduation
Joining the makerspace program in his first year led Nick Sischo to experience all that NC State Entrepreneurship offers, including Wolf Den, Make-A-Thon, LuLu eGames, Albright Entrepreneur Village and being an NC State Entrepreneurship Scholar. Because of these impactful opportunities, he's ready to launch his career at a Raleigh startup.
NC State Entrepreneurship Shines
Tom Miller, NC State's senior vice provost for academic outreach and entrepreneurship, was recently interviewed by the Trade Show Live to talk about entrepreneurship culture at the university and programs fostering a business-building environment. Listen to the podcasts, on which Miller shares how the concept of creating “beneficial collisions” led to the birth of programs and common spaces such as the Entrepreneurship Garage, the Albright Entrepreneurs Village and the eClinic.
NC State’s New Entrepreneurship Garage: Primed for Innovation
NC State’s commitment to supporting entrepreneurs has led to the establishment of a new co-working and prototyping space. The Entrepreneurship Garage, previously tucked away in the Wolf Ridge Apartments, has moved into a space specifically designed for students to work side-by-side with real-world entrepreneurs in HQ Raleigh’s Centennial Campus location. Funded in part by private donations, the Entrepreneurship Initiative is helping the next generation of thinkers and doers turn their ideas into reality.
Wolfpack Investor Network Surpasses $10 Million in Capital Deployed
NC State's largest angel investing network has reached $10 million in capital deployed since its inception in December 2016. The 18 companies who have received funding carry strong university ties and are led by founders putting Think and Do to work every day in their respective industries.
Wolfpack Power Moves – A Glance At Student Endeavors
All across campus, NC State entrepreneurs are fostering innovative ideas, creating products, pursuing ventures and impacting the Wolfpack community. These students are developing their entrepreneurial mindset both inside and outside the classroom. See how private support and entrepreneurship programs are helping students pursue their dreams.
2019 Lulu eGames Winners Announced
Entrepreneurship supporters gathered in Stewart Theatre recently for the Lulu eGames, NC State's annual startup competition, which enjoys donor support. Winning teams were selected based on combined scores from a business plan and in-person pitch.
Creating Value for Wolfpack Investors – and Students
The opportunities offered by the Jenkins MBA program's Technology Entrepreneurship Commercialization Scholars program drew Gary Sanguinetti from New Jersey to North Carolina. Now in his second year of the program, Sanguinetti is training to re-enter the entrepreneurship sector and happy to collaborate with others in the Wolfpack Investor Network.
Andrews Launch Accelerator Accepting Applications from NC State Entrepreneurs
The application process is open for the 2019 Andrews Launch Accelerator at NC State. Students or recent alumni in any discipline who are interested in starting a business or are launching a startup are welcome to apply. The program, powered by the NC State Acceleration Fund, helps thinkers and doers jump start their entrepreneurial journey.