Through the Lens of Innovation: Global Entrepreneurship Week
The Ain Center for Entrepreneurship hosted a number of events for 2018 Global Entrepreneurship Week. Sam Howard, an MBA candidate and member of the Ain Team, attended many of the programs and participated in the inaugural Creative Collision Challenge.
Sam shares some of his insights from the week here.
Hult Prize @ UR 2018
Sara Anis, a University of Rochester junior, served as student director of the Hult Prize @ UR competition this fall. Sara organized the on-campus event and prep sessions to help teams get their presentations ready for judging.
Now that the Rochester competition is complete, she has shared some insights on her experiences.
Read more about Sara and the competition here.
SASE National Conference and SASEtank
Gazi Mahir Ahmed Naven ’19 recently attended the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) National Conference. During the conference, he and his team also competed in SASEtank – a pitch competition, where they presented UPTICK, a data-driven affordable marketplace for student essentials.
Read more about his experience here.
NYC Startup Trek
This fall, the Ain Center for Entrepreneurship partnered with the Gwen M. Greene Center for Career Education and Connections to facilitate an entrepreneurship trek to New York City. A small group of students and staff travelled to a number of startups and scaled companies over two days in October to see how innovation functions in different settings. MS in TEAM student Akshay Rajput shared some insight on the trip.
Read more about Akshay’s journey here.