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Entrepreneurship

Tom Miller with members of the Entrepreneurship Initiative doing the Wolfie

Feb 11, 2020

NC State Entrepreneurship Shines

Tom Miller, NC State's senior vice provost for academic outreach and entrepreneurship, was recently interviewed by the Trade Show Live to talk about entrepreneurship culture at the university and programs fostering a business-building environment. Listen to the podcasts, on which Miller shares how the concept of creating “beneficial collisions” led to the birth of programs and common spaces such as the Entrepreneurship Garage, the Albright Entrepreneurs Village and the eClinic. 

Sejal Patel

Jan 28, 2020

Poole Alumnus Patel to Open Global Cuisine Restaurant in North Carolina

By day, Sejal Patel '06 serves as the director of pricing for a multinational health information technology and clinical research company, but after hours he is an ambitious entrepreneur about to open his eclectic restaurant, The Nomad. Patel gives back to Poole College of Management by volunteering as a partner to a student project in the Entrepreneurship Clinic.  

Emily Neville in front of a brick wall

Dec 17, 2019

From Student to CEO

Park Scholar Emily Neville graduates from NC State this week with a bachelor’s degree – and a growing textiles business that she started as a sophomore. 

Jon Carr on the WRAL set

Dec 3, 2019

Jon Carr Discusses the Success of NC State Entrepreneurship

Jon Carr, Jenkins Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship, was featured on WRAL during the On the Record segment to discuss the growth and success of entrepreneurship at NC State. NC State entrepreneurship start-ups have generated $1.2 billion in added income to the state economy and, currently, there are 31 start-up companies housed in the new NC State Entrepreneurship Garage. 

students working together in the entrepreneurship clinic

Nov 19, 2019

2020 Princeton Review Rankings Reflect Efforts to Unite, Advance Entrepreneurship Across Campus

Recognition in the 2020 Princeton Review rankings in entrepreneurship highlights the investment NC State, with donor support, is making in entrepreneurship across campus. The university ranked 10th in the country for undergraduate entrepreneurship and 21st for graduate programs. The Princeton Review collects upwards of 60 self-reported data points to establish a full perspective as to what entrepreneurship on campus looks like from the student and faculty perspectives, as well as how both groups engage in off-campus events such as competitions. 

Dorcas Mabiala sitting at a table

Oct 29, 2019

A ‘Big Red Letter’ Changed Everything

Nutrition science major Dorcas Mabiala’s extraordinary experiences at NC State have included undergraduate research and involvement with the Albright Entrepreneurs Village, University Tutorial Center and TRIO Support Services. 

andrews launch accelerator teams

Oct 15, 2019

Andrews Launch Accelerator: Season Four Reflects Growth in the Program and Startup Teams

NC State alumnus Chip Andrews, a current member of the Board of Trustees, reflects on working with the fourth cohort of local entrepreneurs through the Andrews Launch Accelerator. The program was established thanks to a $1 million gift commitment from Andrews and his wife Lyn. 

2019-2020 e5x Recipient Katie Lawson

Oct 8, 2019

NC State Announces First Scholarship in Entrepreneurship

The e5x Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship for student entrepreneurs, endowed by NC State alumna and founder of Neo IP JiNan Glasgow George on the university's first Day of Giving. This year’s recipient is Katie Lawson, a sophomore in the College of Engineering who is studying industrial and systems engineering. 

revealing of the latinx heritage display

Oct 1, 2019

Members of Poole Latinx Community Share Their Stories

A Gilman Scholarship recipient, an alumnus of the Entrepreneurship Mentors Network and two first-generation scholars are among the students and alumni sharing their stories for Poole College of Management's celebration of Latinx Heritage Month. 

students work in the garage

Sep 10, 2019

NC State’s New Entrepreneurship Garage: Primed for Innovation

NC State’s commitment to supporting entrepreneurs has led to the establishment of a new co-working and prototyping space. The Entrepreneurship Garage, previously tucked away in the Wolf Ridge Apartments, has moved into a space specifically designed for students to work side-by-side with real-world entrepreneurs in HQ Raleigh’s Centennial Campus location. Funded in part by private donations, the Entrepreneurship Initiative is helping the next generation of thinkers and doers turn their ideas into reality.