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.
After five years at the University of Delaware, Lizzy Adams took the plunge into the business world and found herself transitioning to working as a Marketing Manager in the heart of New York City.
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.
Cassidy Nalbone experienced a minor setback when a position with a student event group fell through. With that came some uncertainty in her own abilities.
Rather than allowing failure to define her, Cassidy found success in her own response to a difficult situation.
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.
University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship invites applications to UD’s National Science Foundation Innovation Corps Sites Program (NSF I-Corps Sites). Applications for the 12th cohort are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, May 18.