Patent Law: Protecting Your Ideas & Inventions
On November 9, Mock Trial and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers co-hosted a panel event on patent law, intended to help students learn about the patenting process and the journey to become a patent attorney.
Africa Oil & Power Conference
Student entrepreneur Frederico Hama recently attended the 2019 Africa Oil & Power (AOP) Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. AOP includes networking, keynotes and panels on upstream oil and gas, energy infrastructure and power.
Michael Giardino, a first-year student at U of R, first caught the entrepreneurship bug as a high school student. Through trial and error, Michael has launched two businesses and is already looking forward to the next.
Startup Trekking in Boston
In October 2019, the Ain Center and Greene Center co-hosted a startup trek to Boston, MA. Ten students, including Vasisht “Guru” Prasad, were able to visit a variety of startups and learn about the everyday lives of entrepreneurs.
It’s Dangerous to Go Alone!
e5 student Linnie Schell is using her fifth year to pursue an entrepreneurial art experience. Throughout the process, she is also learning that entrepreneurs can’t be solitary creatures – the best ventures are a result of passion and team work.
2019 Swarm Starter Recap
Congratulations to WetWare Biosystems, who took home $20,000 in the Ain Center’s newest competition!
Hidden Talent: Underground Stone’s Industry Mixer
Last spring, student entrepreneur Lakeya Callaway hosted an event to celebrate her entrepreneurial peers and encourage connections on campus.