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Aug 13, 2009

Finding Good Ideas: How To Improve Product Development

The development of new products and services is key to business success, but a new study from North Carolina State University shows that businesses could do a much better job of evaluating new ideas in order to identify products that will be winners in the marketplace. “You need more critical screens upfront, so that good… 

Jun 2, 2009

Study: Lack of Capital Not a ‘Death Sentence’ for Start-Ups

A new study from North Carolina State University is turning the conventional wisdom about technology start-up companies on its head, showing that ventures with moderate levels of undercapitalization can still be successful and that a great management team is not more important than a top-notch technology product when it comes to securing sufficient amounts of… 

May 7, 2009

Planting a Seed

Brent Droege, a junior accounting major, is working to help youth in his community realize their potential by giving them real-life work experience with his seasonal lawn care business, launched in collaboration with the Agape Corner Boarding School in Durham. 

Apr 23, 2009

eGames Showcase Innovation, Entrepreneurship of NC State Students

North Carolina State University’s Entrepreneurship Initiative is holding the first annual eGames entrepreneurship Olympiad on Friday, April 24, from noon to 5:30 p.m. at the College of Textiles on NC State’s Centennial Campus. 

Apr 23, 2009

Fighting TB as Easy as 1-2-3

Three NC State undergraduates have developed the first practical diagnostic device for TB that is cheap, fast and accurate.