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Ritika Shamdasani and her sister Niki, walk on a runway at a Sani fashion show.

Jun 17, 2020

Guiding Young Businesses to Success

With experiential learning programs and funding opportunities, NC State Entrepreneurship helps students turn their ideas into reality. 

Oct 19, 2017

Students Start Business to Tackle Textile Waste

NC State students and Park Scholars Emily Neville and Carly Kvietok launched Reborn Clothing Co. to revive clothes you no longer wear into new, useful products. 

Apr 18, 2017

Get a Sneak Peek of NC State Startups at the Lulu eGames LIVE

NC State entrepreneurs will showcase their innovative products and new ventures Thursday, April 20 at the annual Lulu eGames LIVE startup competition. 

An NC State alumna works with bees on a Durham rooftop.

Mar 3, 2017

Incubating Curiosity

NC State's Entrepreneurship Initiative helps students turn their business ideas into reality. Meet some of the entrepreneurs who have graduated from the EI and gone on to success in the business world. 

Oct 6, 2016

NC State, Lulu Extend Partnership for eGames

Independent publishing company Lulu recently announced a five-year extension of its partnership with NC State's Entrepreneurship Initiative to host the eGames, a campus-wide startup competition that awards more than $60,000 in prizes annually. 

Sep 14, 2016

NC State’s ‘Entrepalooza’ Celebrates Entrepreneurs, Innovators

NC State is partnering with IBM to host “Entrepalooza,” an entrepreneurship and innovation festival, on Thursday, Sept. 15 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Oval on Centennial Campus. 

Sep 7, 2016

Pitches, Prize Wheels and Presentations

Check out Entrepalooza, NC State's entrepreneurship and innovation festival next Thursday at 5 p.m. on the Oval on Centennial Campus. 

Apr 11, 2016

Get a Sneak Peek of NC State Startups at Lulu eGames

NC State student and faculty entrepreneurs will showcase their innovative products and new ventures Thursday, April 14, at the annual Lulu eGames startup competition. 

Mar 24, 2016

Engineering a Better Necklace

Four engineering students have stopped looking for the perfect “statement” necklace, deciding to design their own – and to launch a company to make the jewelry available to everyone. 

Nov 19, 2015

Real-World Entrepreneurs

At downtown's HQ Raleigh, NC State Poole College of Management students work with real-world entrepreneurs and learn what it takes to launch successful startups. 

Aug 27, 2015

Throw a Fast Pitch at Entrepalooza

You read that right: another palooza is upon us. Check out Entrepalooza, the Entrepreneurship Initiative’s festival on Centennial Campus Sept. 3. 

Aug 3, 2015

Innovative Tech Aims to Help Smokers Kick the Habit

Entrepreneurs at NC State have developed technology to help people understand what triggers their craving for a cigarette, and use that information to cut back on smoking. 

Mar 6, 2015

Textiles Alum Plunges Into the ‘Shark Tank’

During her senior year at NC State, textiles alumna Sharon Bui set an ambitious goal for herself: earn a spot on “Shark Tank,” the ABC reality show where budding entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to famous funders. Less than three years later, she’s achieved that goal. In a March 6 episode, Bui secured funding from two sharks for Frill, a…