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. 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.
Tuesday, February, 27th, 2018 Entrepreneurship MSIM News
In a 24-hour hackathon focused on using technology for international development, two MSIM students and their teammates built a platform for the nonprofit, Konexio, that connects refugees in France with mentors worldwide.
Thursday, February, 15th, 2018 Entrepreneurship News
Chloe Amouyal and Lea Pensoy founded Women Entrepreneurs @ Tufts, with a goal of empowering students while creating a supportive, tight-knit community of women entrepreneurs.
Tuesday, February, 13th, 2018 Entrepreneurship News
Professor of the Practice Jack Derby has been appointed the Cummings Family Chair in Entrepreneurship and Director of the Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies Program.
Tuesday, November, 28th, 2017 Competitions Entrepreneurship MSIM News
This month, winners from the 2017 $100k New Ventures Competition participated in the annual California Roadshow. The team of Tufts entrepreneurs met with partners from several venture capital firms, as well as angel investors, and dozens of Tufts alumni.
Saturday, November, 25th, 2017 Competitions Entrepreneurship MSIM News
Paget Stanco, MSIM ’17, and three of her classmates created OnGuard and competed last year in the Tufts 100k New Ventures Competition.