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NU student seeks to ease traffic with app

NU student seeks to ease traffic with app

April 5, 2018


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By Nick Hirano, news correspondent A Northeastern student believes he can bring innovation to the largest form of mass transit in the United States: school bus transportation. First-year business administration major Keith Corso’s startup company BusRight aims to make busing more efficient through a GPS...

NU TEDx showcases speakers from community

NU TEDx showcases speakers from community

March 27, 2018


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By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor Students, professors, alumni and Boston residents spoke on topics ranging from art history to regenerative biology during TEDxNortheasternU, held in the Raytheon Amphitheater March 18. The event, with the theme “Wait, Why?”, was based around the idea of TEDx, a...

BuzzFeed stars talk Asian-American media representation

BuzzFeed stars talk Asian-American media representation

February 23, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

By Sam Cronin, news staff A panel discussion by two Asian-American BuzzFeed personalities kicked off Asian American Heritage Week Tuesday at Northeastern. The panel featuring BuzzFeed’s Steven Lim and Jen Ruggirello was the first in a series of 10 events put on by a variety of student organizations, ...

Entrepreneurial expo showcases Northeastern startups

Entrepreneurial expo showcases Northeastern startups

November 22, 2017


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By Kaitlyn Budion, news staff On a rainy Boston evening, the first floor of the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex was packed with people excited to talk about innovation in nearly every industry imaginable. The exposition, put on by IDEA, Northeastern University’s venture accelerator,...

Generate combines business and tech

Generate combines business and tech

February 11, 2016


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By Naomi Stapleton, news correspondent Fledgling student group Generate will fuse entrepreneurship and engineering, two of Northeastern’s most dominant fields of study. Sophomores Bailey Kane and Mina Iskarous created Generate with the Sherman Center for Engineering Entrepreneurship Education a...

Platform strives to solve restaurant staffing crunches

Platform strives to solve restaurant staffing crunches

December 3, 2015


Filed under City

By Sam Haas, city editor Years before Rahul Sharma thought about starting a company, the Northeastern University graduate student worked behind the counter at a Starbucks, where he experienced firsthand the chaos and unpredictably of working part-time in the service industry. Now, Sharma is runnin...

Entrepreneurs advise students

Entrepreneurs advise students

October 15, 2015


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By Elise Harmon, news editor Five members of Northeastern University’s Entrepreneurs Club and local startup founder Josh Trautwein gathered in a private room at South End restaurant Tremont 647 on Monday to discuss everything from building a small business to devising an idea for a startup. Dinin...

Company aims to simplify home search process

Company aims to simplify home search process

September 24, 2015


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By Cassidy DeStefano, news correspondent Before Nike John founded fledgling real estate startup Vibe Residential, the Northeastern University alumna honed her business skills at a lemonade stand, stationing younger friends and neighborhood children nearby as marketing tools. “Everything I do,...

Global Entrepreneurship Week brings business minded students together across fields

Global Entrepreneurship Week brings business minded students together across fields

November 20, 2014


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By Mary Whitfill, editor-in-chief  In an attempt to connect business-savvy students across fields, Global Week (GEW) will wrap up tonight with its biggest event, NEXPO, a university-wide exhibition used to showcase student ventures and connect innovators with alumni and accelerator programs. Hosted...

Student entrepreneurs create prototypes at InnoWeekend

October 31, 2013


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By Miharu Sugie, News Staff  Within the time-limit of 48 hours, student innovators created prototypes and business models to compete for a combined prize of $1,000 at InnoWeekend, a competition hosted by the Northeastern Entrepreneurs Club last weekend. Among the seven competing teams, Locktopus wa...

Platform aims to foster student input in policy-making

November 15, 2012


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By Maggie Quick, News Correspondent With a presidential election just behind us, it’s tempting to think what we might do if we had been elected in Barack Obama’s place. It’s also the question behind If I Were President, a platform for the proposal and development of such ideas, created by Northeast...

Local Shark Tank offers NU entrepreneurial students investment opportunity

October 17, 2012


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By Mary Whitfill, News Correspondent BzzAgent, a local social marketing company founded by Dave Balter, is hosting a session at the upcoming FutureM marketing conference called the Boston Angel Shark Tank, where investors will get the opportunity to check out local start-up companies. Competing for a ...

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