Christina Tamer shares her perspectives on where things went wrong with Theranos, and how startups can avoid making the same mistakes.
Customer interviews are one of the most effective ways entrepreneurs determine if their idea can become a viable product or business. Unfortunately, many entrepreneurs do not adequately incorporate primary market research into startup formation. In his new book, Disciplined Entrepreneurship Workbook, Bill Aulet dedicates a chapter to the what, why, and how of primary market […]
This week we continue our series highlighting educators within the VentureWell network that are doing good work—faculty members that are challenging norms in higher education and inspiring students to impact the world through invention. This month’s faculty spotlight is Sundar Atre, Endowed Chair of Manufacturing & Materials at the University of Louisville. Dr. Atre participated […]
The concept of the Entrepreneurial Mindset (EM) is gaining traction within higher education. There is a growing community focused on developing courses, trainings, workshops, degree programs, and minors that foster EM as well as research around the the best way to define, measure, and assess its impact. There’s a growing consensus that it is feasible […]
Green chemistry is evolving to respond to a host of health and environmental challenges. Like most complex social issues, future science and technology professionals and entrepreneurs will be charged with addressing these problems through innovation. They will have their work cut out for them, but there will be tremendous demand for their solutions. According to […]