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Horn Entrepreneurship

Daphne Vantine: Finding Her Niche in a Growing Startup

Daphne Vantine is an account executive at Wistia, a Massachusetts company that helps marketers make business more human by harnessing the power of video. She earned a bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurship and technology innovation and integrated design in 2018. While at the University of Delaware, she was a member of the Phi Sigma Sigma sorority and participated in Horn Entrepreneurship’s VentureOn program.

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Meet the Horn Alumni Council: Supporting and Strengthening the Horn Community

The newly-formed Horn Alumni Council brings to the Horn ecosystem a wide-range of professional experience, as well as an embodiment of Horn’s commitment to Equity Thru Entrepreneurship that proudly represents the program’s alumni through the years.

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Alum Spotlight: Avalon Greene

Avalon Greene is an account executive at NBC Universal Media, where she sells and executes marketing campaigns utilizing on-air, digital, social and on-the-ground tactics. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and entrepreneurship & technology innovation in 2018 from UD, where she co-owned Udwell, which connected off-campus housing owners with potential student renters, and co-founded Revive, a wardrobe-swapping app. She also participated in the Lerner Executive Mentoring Program, Horn’s VentureOn, the Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity, UDance, the Equestrian Team and a study abroad program in Spain.

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2020 Blue Hen 17&43 Award Winners Announced

University of Delaware Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics and Horn Entrepreneurship are proud to announce the recipients of the 2020 Blue Hen 17&43 Awards, which recognize UD students and alumni who have founded or led promising new ventures and fast growing companies. Twenty-eight businesses will receive the honor this year.

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Women’s Initiative Approaches Launch: Event Details and Workshops Announcement

Horn Entrepreneurship’s WE Hatch, Empowering Women in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, is preparing to launch its inaugural event: A virtual keynote that will feature the program’s associate director, Gail Ball, founder Charlie Horn, guest speaker Amber Glassman, and keynote speaker Erica Nemser.

The event will take place on Sept. 24, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., and audience members will have a chance to participate in a Q&A session.

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Exploration and Purpose: Daniel Farmer’s Journey as a Horn Alumni

Since graduating from the University of Delaware in 2017, Daniel Farmer has gone out into the world in ways others only hope they could. But from cycling across the United States to moving to Taiwan, Farmer’s mission has always been to uplift and empower communities.

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Summer Founders 2020 Virtual Demo Day: Recapped

After a long and intensive 12-week program, Horn Entrepreneurship's Summer Founders assembled virtually this Tuesday for the pre-accelerator’s 5th annual Summer Founders Demo Day. With 18 teams and over 130 total attendees at the virtual event, this year’s Demo Day marks the program’s biggest yet.

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Changing Lives Through Innovations in Medical Imaging

As a biomedical engineer, Ariel Hannum’s foremost mission has always been to make a positive impact on the lives of others. Having recently graduated from her honors program at the University of Delaware, Hannum, CE20, has dedicated most of her time as an undergraduate to contributing to healthcare innovations in imaging technology.

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A Love for Adventure and Traveling Leads to Her Dream Career

Nina Price, a 2017 graduate with a degree in Organizational and Community Leadership and minors in Entrepreneurial Studies and International Business, left a lasting impact on Horn Entrepreneurship. Now, she leaves a lasting impact on the personal relationships she creates with her clients at Audley Travel. Price uses her extensive knowledge of Australia to create a personalized travel guide while using many of the lessons she learned at Horn.

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Fighting Like a Warrior

Editor's Note: Alexa's mission started before COVID-19 but she has since continued to work hard as the majority of people in her community suffer with chronic pain and underlying health issues. Keep reading to hear about what Fight Like A Warrior is all about.

This story of entrepreneurship is unique in that the entrepreneur's passion grew out of her personal circumstance and care for others.  Read More
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