Tuesday, April, 9th, 2019 Competitions Entrepreneurship News
The $100k New Ventures Competition, hosted annually by the Tufts Entrepreneurship Center, took place on Friday as 18 teams presented their pitches for innovative ventures, products and business plans. The competition features 3 tracks (Medical Devices & Life Science, Social Impact, and General Tech) and awards over $100,000 in prizes and in-kind services. This year, Read More
Monday, April, 1st, 2019 Competitions Entrepreneurship News
If you are interested in learning more about the types of pitches and companies you may see at the $100k Competition, check out what one of last year’s winners, Charles Parsow, has to say about Ginger Time and the competition. His venture, Ginger Time, produces a concentrated serving of fresh ginger roots, honey and other organic ingredients that improves your Read More
Tuesday, March, 5th, 2019 Competitions Entrepreneurship MSIM News
The 2019 $100k New Ventures Competition semi-finals are being held this week! If you are interested in learning more about the types of pitches and companies you may see at the $100k, check out what one of last year’s winners, Alex Rappaport, has to say about his team’s company and the competition. Please tell us a Read More
Friday, February, 8th, 2019 Blog Competitions MSIM News
James Aronson and Robert Treiber, current students in the M.S. in Innovation & Management program, are competing in the Outdoor Weber competition with their new venture, UCharge. As hikers, they realized the need for rechargeable power banks that can restore their energy sources in the wilderness, even without solar or electrical resources. Their goal is to adapt current technologies that Read More
Monday, December, 10th, 2018 Competitions Entrepreneurship News
The Tufts Entrepreneurship Center is proud to present the winners from the 2018 Paul and Elizabeth Montle Prize for Entrepreneurial Achievement and the Ideas Competition held December 30th. The Montle Prize for Entrepreneurial Achievement is an annual competition that helps kick-start future leaders in the business and non-profit world. Paul Montle, a 1969 alumnus, created Read More
Friday, September, 28th, 2018 Competitions Entrepreneurship News
The new name is meant to clarify TEC’s mission to train innovative students and provide them with the resources to start their own companies. The center hopes to entice more students to consider an entrepreneurship minor, which is the university’s largest minor.
Tuesday, May, 8th, 2018 Competitions Entrepreneurship
Over three days in April, Tufts alumni from the entrepreneur and investor community in New York met with winners of the 2017 Tufts $100k New Ventures Competition: Aaron Tartakovsky, Epic CleanTec; Huan Qin, Lithio Storage; Jorge Anton, Tarsier; Peter Sacco, Adelante; and Edward Futterman, -sPARK+ Technologies. The winners met with the following companies and alumni over the course of three days, Read More
Wednesday, April, 18th, 2018 Competitions Entrepreneurship News
Adelante Shoe Co., founded by a Fletcher alum who won last year’s 100k Competition, sells high quality shoes while improving the lives of its craftsmen in Guatemala. Peter Sacco, right Peter Sacco, F17, never thought he would run a shoe company. His passion for Latin America and economic development lead him to a master’s program Read More
Friday, April, 6th, 2018 Competitions Entrepreneurship MSIM News
Two MSIM teams won prizes: ZwitterCo tied for first place in the General/High-Tech Track, and Co-Lab tied for third in the MedTech & Life Sciences Track.
Monday, April, 2nd, 2018 Competitions Entrepreneurship MSIM News
Rebecca Novak, A10, founding member of ScriptEd, says 73% of our alumni are on track for a career in tech – studying CS or a related field in college or currently working in the field.