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Entrepreneurial Spirit

Emily Bingham ’23 felt a pull toward innovation from a young age. From working with Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship, forming her own entrepreneurship organization, and now running her own consumer goods startup, Emily’s entrepreneurial experiences show that innovation can be applied just about anywhere.

Read more about Emily’s entrepreneurial journey here.

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Grand Challenges Entrepreneurial Experience @ ASU

During summer 2021, Abbey Kampel ’23 participated in the 2021 GCSP Entrepreneurial Experience at Arizona State University to explore the theme of health from the perspective of the Grand Challenges Scholars Program. New to entrepreneurship, Abbey made discoveries that ignited a new passion for innovation.

Read more about Abbey’s experience at ASU here.

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Student Series: Hector Carvajal

Read the next interview in a series by one of the Ain Center’s student Program Assistants, Fernanda Sesto ’23. Her work highlights student entrepreneurs to learn about their experiences and hear their perspectives. In this feature, Fernanda talks with Hector Castillo Carvajal, a UR student who used coursework to launch his own coffee startup.

Read Fernanda’s interview with Hector here.

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Student Series: Shelley Chen

One of the Ain Center’s student Program Assistants, Fernanda Sesto ’23, has begun to interview student entrepreneurs to learn about their experiences and hear their perspectives. In this feature, Fernanda talks with recent UR alum Shelley Chen ’19, ’20 (e5) about her venture, Yolo Shadow and how she got into entrepreneurship.

Read Fernanda’s interview with Shelley here.

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Startup Bytes feat. Roc the Business of Art

Each month, the Ain Center hosts a guest speaker to talk about their entrepreneurial endeavors. The community organizers behind Roc the Business of Arts (an Arts in the Loop initiative) spoke on Friday, October 16. In addition to sharing their own entrepreneurial backgrounds, the three speakers provided insight on the series and their hopes for next steps.

Read more about the organizers and the Roc the Business of Art program here.

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Buzz Lab Special Edition Workshops Begin

On Tuesday, October 6, the Ain Center launched a new virtual webinar series designed for entrepreneurs and small business owners operating during the uncertainty of a global health crisis. Buzz Lab Special Edition: Managing through Uncertainty is supported by a University Center grant from the Economic Development Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Read more about the first Buzz Lab workshop (and how to register for the rest!) here.