Horn Entrepreneurship defines entrepreneurship as pursuing the creation, delivery and capture of value from new ideas. Since 2012, Horn Entrepreneurship has helped students develop as entrepreneurs to better capture value from their ideas, whether that is through a business venture, a non-profit focusing on social impact or an artistic passion project on the side.
Horn Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce all of the success and honors our fantastic community of creators, scientists and doers have accomplished recently.
The inevitable start of the new semester has come, arriving on time as the summer days begin to cool. Navigating the start of the semester, whether you are a freshman on campus for the first time or a senior returning for your fourth (or fifth, or sixth) year, presents a unique set of challenges. Though it may be a chaotic adjustment period, implementing strong practices early will help you launch your fall successfully.
Danilo Vicioso always envisioned himself running startups and finding new, innovative ways to do business. The New York native graduated from the University of Delaware in 2018 with an economics degree and minor in entrepreneurial studies from the Lerner College of Business and Economics, but his entrepreneurial spirit was on display long before that.
For Matt Wilens, entrepreneurship was the final piece of the puzzle, the component of his education that connected the dots and solidified the value of his degree.
Matt Phifer found his way into entrepreneurship on a whim. The exercise science student was introduced to Horn Entrepreneurship through a seemingly trivial conversation with a friend that ended up being critical to Matt’s future development.
Like many young students coming into their college experience, Daphne Vantine had little conviction of what she truly wanted to do. By embracing new opportunities, Daphne was able to carve a path that is uniquely hers.
A startup that’s figured out how to make solar cells at a very low temperature is following the entrepreneurial process at the University of Delaware because of its international renown for more than 45 years of research and innovation in the space.
The University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship Summer Founders program has returned for 2018 with eight student startup teams. The teams represent seventeen students from four colleges. Through Aug. 22 the founders will be working to validate their business models and gain customers.
Apparel from recycled jeans, lubricants from renewable carbon and housing for the homeless from straw bales are among the sustainable and eco-friendly products being developed by University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship ventures. Companies like AndAgain, RiKarbon and Y Innovations speak to the commitment of the university to maintain and take care of the environment.