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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. 

Jul 21, 2016

Study Identifies Ways to Share Key Data Between Researchers, Business Practitioners

A research team reports that researchers and practitioners share more interests than either group realizes and outlines ways that the two groups can collaborate more effectively -- and it involves changing how business schools do business. 

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. 

Mar 1, 2016

Start Me Up: Donation Will ‘Accelerate’ Student Startups

Chip and Lyn Andrews donate $1 million to establish NC State Acceleration Fund to assist student startup companies. 

Jan 21, 2016

Alum Pitches People Mover

Marshall Brain envisions a creative solution for moving students, faculty and staff around NC State’s expansive campus. 

Jan 11, 2016

New Tech Targets Cloud Computing Bugs

Computer science researcher Helen Gu has launched a start-up to help companies that use cloud computing improve the user experience for their customers. 

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. 

Sep 1, 2015

NC State ‘Entrepalooza’ Celebrates Entrepreneurs, Innovators

North Carolina State University’s Entrepreneurship Initiative is hosting “Entrepalooza,” an entrepreneurship and innovation festival, on Thursday, Sept. 3 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Oval on NC State’s Centennial Campus. Media coverage of the event is invited. The event will include interactive demonstrations and hands-on activities, and will spotlight initiatives including the Poole College of… 

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… 

Oct 24, 2014

New Survey of Triangle Entrepreneurs Shows Optimism

NC State has launched a new quarterly survey to measure the outlook of Triangle entrepreneurs – and the initial results show significant optimism for increased revenue, spending and employment well into spring 2015. 

Oct 9, 2014

Innovative Women’s Conference Oct. 24

The Jenkins MBA Student Association presents a conference for women interested in business innovation, science, technology and entrepreneurship. 

Apr 23, 2014

Get a Sneak Peek of New Products at NC State Lulu eGames Showcase

The Entrepreneurship Initiative at North Carolina State University is showcasing student entrepreneurs and the products they’ve developed as part of its eGames competition on Thursday, April 24 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the McKimmon Center on NC State’s campus. Media coverage of the event is invited. The Lulu eGames awards $40,000 in prize money to… 

Mar 10, 2014

$3 Million Gift to NC State University Seeds Rural Student Access Initiative

Chancellor Randy Woodson announced today a $3 million gift that will start the “Farm to Philanthropy” program designed to expand rural students’ access to an NC State University education. The gift from Dr. Joseph K. and Deborah Kapp Gordon of Raleigh to the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will support a number of initiatives…