For six teams of aspiring Tufts entrepreneurs, over two months of hard work in the summer heat culminated in the Tufts Venture Accelerator 2022 Demo Day.
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Three startups founded by Tufts community members participated in Techstars Boston Accelerator Demo Day on Aug. 10, 2022.
The Deshpande Foundation awarded DEC the Excellence in Curriculum Innovation in Entrepreneurship Award.
"Tufts has been a gold mine for me in terms of expanding my views and helping me see the world more clearly," says Victor Kao, an MSIM graduate.
"The MSIM program prepared me to bring new perspectives to my engineering classes, along with a bit more experience working with different types of design processes," says Ben Webb.
Meet Amber Asumda, A22, a Tisch Scholar and student in the Entrepreneurship for Social Impact minor who was inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement to create the Black Women’s Empowerment Conference at Tufts.
Following a day of live pitching and deliberation, winners for the $100k New Ventures Competition have been announced.
Earle Yaffa, Kim & Alan Hartman, and the Joseph H. Flom Foundation gift $1.2 million to the Derby Entrepreneurship Center (DEC) in support of the Tufts Venture Accelerator.
The Derby Entrepreneurship Center at Tufts announces the teams moving forward to the final stage of its annual business plan competition.