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
Monday, December, 10th, 2018 Entrepreneurship
CarTrek, founded by Olive Baerde and Mikayla Rose, Tufts ’20, provides the cheapest method for students and young alumni to travel by connecting drivers and riders to carpool, with an aim to facilitate a greater sense of community while saving travelers money.
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
Tuesday, November, 6th, 2018 Entrepreneurship News
Julianne Zimmerman, professor of Innovative Social Enterprises, aims to bring innovative and practical solutions to social problems. In her current role as Managing Director with Reinventure Capital, she is in the process of raising a fund to invest in chronically overlooked pools of entrepreneurs: people of color and women.
Monday, October, 1st, 2018 Entrepreneurship
Sarah Lockwood, A13, aims to create a centralized space for students to share everything they love relating to the outdoors. She founded College Outside to provide resources to over 150+ collegiate outing clubs and outdoor education programs.
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.
Saturday, September, 15th, 2018 Entrepreneurship MSIM News
M.S. in Innovation & Management students will have the opportunity to work on the projects for one of their Innovation Sprints.
Wednesday, May, 9th, 2018 Entrepreneurship
Dara Schaier A08 is trying to change how people think about cardboard. Her company, BOOP, creates furniture made out of cardboard for young, urban dwellers that is both lightweight and sustainable. Schaier studied architecture at Tufts with a minor in Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies, then went on to receive her MBA from Emory University. ELS recently spoke Read More