innovating treatment for opioid addiction: q&a with sahil parikh of MedLock
MedLock hopes to help patients recovering from opioid addiction with a secure pill dispenser that tracks and transmits the data to healthcare providers.
Startup Horror Stories: Scary Situations Entrepreneurs Can Avoid With Stress Tests
Frightened to fail? Face your fears! Download a free stress test to identify your startup’s vulnerabilities and brainstorm contingency plans.
how startups can lessen their environmental footprint
From using renewable energy sources to minimizing packaging waste, early-stage innovators can find ways to lessen their environmental footprint.
innovator spotlight: clay andrews of HALE
Clay Andrews, co-founder of E-Team, HALE, has learned that over-thinking can prevent a good idea from ever getting out of the lab and into the market.
Entrepreneurship Activities on Campus: Helping Students Leverage the Power of an Ecosystem
Faculty play a key role in helping students identify campus entrepreneurship activities that most align with their personal and professional interests.
Rethinking Pitch Competitions: Create Value, Not a Spectacle
VentureWell Director of Venture Development, Eli Velasquez offers insights on how to develop pitch competitions that provide maximum support to startups.
Innovator Spotlight: Sidney Collin of De Oro Devices
Sidney Collin of E-Team, De Oro Devices, has complemented her technical background with business and entrepreneurship skills.
How Challenging Assumptions Can Help Startups Save Lives
Challenging assumptions is a valuable process for any venture, and one that entrepreneurs should not be afraid to embrace.
Innovator Spotlight: Myriam Sbeiti of Sunthetics
Myriam Sbeiti of Sunthetics has developed a solar-powered device to use during nylon production to help eliminate greenhouse gas emissions.
Inventing Solutions to Prevent Ocean Pollution
Despite ominous data about the harmful impact – and volume – of ocean pollution, there’s a wave of early-stage innovators determined to address the issue.
4 Ways to Support Early-Stage Innovators Beyond the Classroom
In this article, we explore the types of support early-stage innovators need most, and highlight tools to assess the impact of resources.
Innovator Spotlight: Julie Bliss Mullen of Aclarity
Julie Bliss Mullen of ASPIRE team Aclarity has learned that it takes a team to make an impact through innovation and entrepreneurship.
Do You Have the Right Answers to these Intellectual Property Questions?
In honor of World Intellectual Property Day, we put together a quick-reference guide on the role IP rights play in innovation and entrepreneurship.
Innovator Spotlight: Maricely Ramirez Hernandez of Burnflex
Maricely Ramirez Hernandez of E-Team Burnflex has changed how she thinks about inventing by first considering customer pain points.
OPEN 2019: Engaging, Inspiring, and Transforming the I&E Ecosystem
The VentureWell OPEN 2019 conference was one for the books. Here’s a photo essay highlighting the engaging and inspiring conference.
Bioengineering Capstone Programs: 5 Ways to Maximize Impact
Bioengineering capstone programs help prepare students for real-world challenges in a way that is different from any traditional lab course.
Water-Energy Nexus: A Connection That’s Driving Innovation
For World Water Day, we spoke with three ventures operating at the water-energy nexus to learn how they’re addressing strains in both resource systems.