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
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. Gordon Institute community members are invited to use the discount code ‘GORDON50’ for $50 off their shoe purchase. Peter Sacco, right Peter Sacco, F17, never thought he would 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.