Spotter, a startup founded by two students in the Department of Computer and Information Technology, took top honors and $5,000 during "Demo Day" at the second annual Boiler Mini-Accelerator Competition.
The Purdue University College of Technology at New Albany has created a first-of-its-kind entrepreneurial program, thanks in part to a recent faculty grant from VentureWell.
With expertise and experience in entrepreneurial endeavors, Pete Bitar has been appointed entrepreneur in residence for Purdue University’s College of Technology at Anderson.
A group of five computer graphics students won the recent Schurz Communications Innovation Prize at Purdue University. In addition to the $5,000 first-place prize, the group won the $500 Fan Favorite award.
College of Technology students and faculty will have access to the campus Artisan and Fabrication Lab (AFL) to build prototypes of their products.
The 4,000-square-foot AFL opened in 2009 and has been used by College of Engineering students for hands-on coursework projects. It is considered one of the country's premier university-based, supervised prototyping facilities.
Holly Chan, a graduate student in the Department of Technology Leadership and Innovation, has been named a finalist in the College Entrepreneur category of the Entrepreneur of 2013 contest presented by The UPS Store.
Chan’s idea of a zero-waste grocery store, dubbed The Hero Store, is one of five finalists for this year’s award.
Mini moguls in grades six through 12 will converge on Indiana's Madison County this year for Young Entrepreneurs Academy, a crash course in product development, strategy and marketing that culminates in an actual, student-run business.
This year is its first in Madison County. It is a partnership between the Madison County Chamber, Purdue University College of Technology-Anderson and local business leaders, who will work one-on-one with the students to develop their business plans, pitch to a team of investors and present the finished product in a trade show.
New business ideas from students have received a boost from Student Entrepreneurship Prototyping Grants administered by Purdue's Innovation and Commercialization Center (now Purdue Foundry).
The student mini-grant program makes awards up to $3,600 to accelerate entrepreneurship at Purdue by helping students with entrepreneurial ideas construct a first prototype.
Ian Hamilton, a computer graphics technology senior at Purdue’s College of Technology, has been named the first Student Ambassador for entrepreneurship and innovation for Purdue and the State of Indiana.
Years of conducting market and strategy studies in Europe and Boston gave Nathalie Duval-Couetil unique insight into what turns innovative ideas into successful business ventures.