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An entrepreneur won $40,000 to build his startup, but abandoned the idea after a matter of weeks — 6 years later, the company he built instead sold for $60 million

Student Loan Hero, a personal finance site, was acquired for $60 million this week. That milestone never would have happened…
STARTUPS

The Young BioTech Entrepreneurs Bringing Grey Hair Into The C-Suite

Innovations in biotech are pushing the frontiers of modern medicine at a rapid pace, with many of them being hatched inside tiny…
INNOVATIONS

Young entrepreneur finds purpose in event services, expanding business

One would expect Wing Productions, a Manhattan-based event service that provides DJ services, videography, lighting, equipment rental and more, to be…
STARTUPS

19 year old tech entrepreneur builds student-only app to boost interaction in university halls

A nineteen-year old serial tech entrepreneur has developed the first of its kind mobile app to boost interaction between university…
INNOVATIONS

Adams Apprenticeship visit to Silicon Valley pays off for aspiring entrepreneur

Editor’s note: Lucas DiPietrantonio, a student at UNC-Chapel Hill, already is an aspiring entrepreneur having launched creative agency Darkroom. In…
INNOVATIONS

3 Nigerian students to participate in World Adolescent Robotics

Three secondary school students are to represent Nigeria at the World Adolescent Robotic Competition in China this July. The students…
LEADERSHIP

Nigerian Entrepreneurs Who Are Benefiting From Alibaba’s Training In China

Tochukwu Uwakeme, Chijioke Dozie, Malik Babalola, and Olugbenga Agboola are among beneficiaries of the United Nations Conference on Trade and…
INNOVATIONS

Elumelu wins Badge of Honour for outstanding Nigerian entrepreneur

Nigeria’s first online newspaper/TV for entrepreneurs, ‘Make it’, has announced Tony Elumelu as the winner of its maiden Entrepreneur of…
STARTUPS

Meet the 13 Student Startups in UIUC’s 2018 iVenture Accelerator

From virtual restaurant menus to cardiovascular health tools, the student startups in the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s iVenture Accelerator this summer are…
INNOVATIONS

It’s a robo dog’s world at Camp Invention

hildren meticulously decorated the mechanical dogs they changed from Robo-Pets into personal companions Wednesday while they participated in Camp Invention…
BUSINESS IDEAS

Meet the 13-year-old who harnessed Mumbai’s dabbawala network for his courier service

ya aap (ka courier) aathvi paas se tez hai? Tilak Mehta, a Class 8 student, is leveraging the dabbawala network…
BUSINESS IDEAS

TURN IDEAS INTO REVENUE

For a small business, sometimes getting a great idea turned into a sellable product or service can prove difficult. Thankfully,…
INNOVATIONS

Demo Day puts innovation on display

It’s innovation at its finest— the top student startups presented their projects at the University of Illinois Research Park Monday…
BUSINESS IDEAS

Student Entrepreneurship Week set for Ghana

Student Entrepreneurship Week Ghana will kick off at the British Council Accra with high-level keynote speeches on the future of entrepreneurship…