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.
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.
5 Ways Student Entrepreneurs Can Maximize Support Resources
VentureWell Program Officer, Samer Yousif, shares his insights to help student entrepreneurs make the most of the I&E resources available to them.
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.
Innovator Spotlight: Mahdi Eghbali of VerdiLife
E-Team grantee Mahdi Eghbali of VerdiLife has learned to look for teammates who have vision and passion for the problem the startup is trying to solve.
Intensive Design Experience: Preparing Engineering Students for the Real World
An intensive design experience simulates a high-performance team situation to show students what it takes to succeed in the workforce or as an entrepreneur.
How Battery Entrepreneurs Learned the Power of Environmentally Responsible Business
With the right training and support, battery innovators can hold to their environmentally responsible values even in this super-charged competitive space.
Blind Passion for Your Invention? Time for Tough Love
Innovators need tough love to help them balance passion with data to ensure their invention effectively solves a real-world problem.
Innovator Spotlight: Katie Kollhoff of NUMiX Materials
For Kollhoff, getting comfortable with discomfort has become a valuable survival skill.
3 Tips for Finding the Right Financial Partner
Regardless of the path you take, it’s important to think strategically when seeking the right long-term financial partner.