Here’s Why We’re Optimistic About the Future of the World’s Water
One might feel overwhelmed in the face of these issues. We don’t.
5 Trends That Will Shape Entrepreneurship Education in 2016
What comes next for entrepreneurship education? From our point of view, many challenges remain in the midst of this huge expansion. Here are five trends we’ll be tracking in 2016.
The VentureWell List: 2015
VentureWell is excited to be celebrating 20 years of supporting socially and environmentally sustainable innovation that improves life for people and the planet.
E-Team NeoVent offers advice to other student entrepreneurs
The NeoVent team shares advice for other student entrepreneurs.
Xcelerator Workshop Insights: Unexpected Pathways to Breakthrough Solutions
Encouraged by the business strategy experts leading the workshop, the team began to think beyond the options they had previously considered.
Doing is the Art of Learning: Lessons from an Xcelerator Workshop
For Dr. Amy Webb-Girard, Xcelerator transformed her vision of the knowledge her students in public heath and nutrition need in order to have a greater impact beyond the university.
Inspired by Xcelerator: Strategic Tools for Institutional Transformation
The resources and planning tools used in Xcelerator extend beyond application to specific projects, with the potential to transform how organizations function to bolster sustainable global change.
University sanitation research enters business world with Xcelerator
There is an ongoing sanitation crisis in the developing world. Inadequate sewage disposal and overflowing latrines are a serious public health concern across the globe.
I-Corps Team Transforms Chemical Industry With Microbial Engineering
Petroleum-based products are dirty to produce, difficult to recycle and until very recently, relatively expensive. Could friendly bacteria be genetically modified to secrete useful substitutes to replace them?
E-Team Saving Lives by Safeguarding the Efficacy of Pharmacopeia
The top ten causes of death in developing countries take an estimated 5.25 million lives each year. Many of these deaths caused by illness or disease are preventable.
AppScale Systems scales up with I-Corps™
“I-Corps gave us the building blocks that were necessary to launch this company”, Dr. Krintz said, “Without the course, we would have taken a lot longer. We also would have made many more mistakes.”
Are We Diluting BME Capstone Design?
Has the pendulum swung too far from rigorous design education to entrepreneurial education?
E-Team Baisikeli Ugunduzi reinvents the wheel
Sturdy bicycle inner tubes for poor consumers who rely on bikes for their livelihood
Less fertilizer, more food? Growcentia advances sustainable agriculture
Bacterial solution makes phosphorus more bioavailable to plants, reducing need for fertilizer.
BullEx: Training Firefighters Safely & Effectively
BullEx safely trains firefighters by simulating the extinguishing of a real fire using a clean-burning, propane-fed pan equipped with digital sensors.
Intelliwheels: Why not gears for a wheelchair?
Intelliwheels joined the E-Team cohort in 2011 and won a $20,000 grant followed soon after with $30,000 from the MIT/Lemelson business competition. They pooled the funds to build a small fleet of prototypes.
The VentureWell List
The VentureWell list. 2014 was a banner year for VentureWell. 2015 looks to be even more exciting. We changed, and our innovators achieved new milestones.
AYZH delivers health solutions for women in India
AYZH provides health solutions to impoverished women in India and around the world.