Washington University is beginning a search for the next director of its Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a position that will be vacated when current director Emre Toker leaves the university at the end of the year.
After 14 years as the “Bear Cub Challenge,” Washington University in St. Louis’ competition for inventors has received a new name: the LEAP Inventor Challenge (Leadership in Entrepreneurial Acceleration Program).
Startup Connection, St. Louis’ largest event focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, has announced the companies selected to take part in its Venture Showcase Nov. 16 at Washington University in St. Louis. More than a third of the 74 companies have strong university ties.
Six finalists for the Skandalaris Center’s 3rd annual Global Impact Award have been announced. The startups will compete for a prize of up to $50,000 in funding that will be awarded this November.
Today, new rules go into effect that allow anyone to invest in a startup and receive shares of that startup. Previously, the Securities and Exchange Commission required investors backing private companies to have a certain amount of net worth. A Washington University in St. Louis faculty member says the measures will expand the entrepreneurial playing field, to a point.
Olin Business School’s Executive MBA cohort recently traveled to Washington, D.C., for a four-day immersion program focused on policy entrepreneurship, hosted by Brookings Executive Education.
Former Google VP Jonathan Rosenberg tells Washington University community what he learned during a 13-year stint at the giant tech company.
StEP, Washington University in St. Louis’ Student Entrepreneurial Program, gives undergraduates the ultimate entrepreneurship experience: creating and running their own businesses.
Dedric Carter, associate provost and associate vice chancellor for innovation and entrepreneurship and professor of engineering practice, has been appointed vice chancellor for operations and technology transfer, effective July 1.
The Skandalaris Center for Interdiscplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship is now accepting submissions for the Global Impact Award. The award supports university students, postdoctoral researchers and young alumni who seek to create entrepreneurial ventures with a global impact.
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