Joost Elling, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and an Entrepreneurial Studies minor, began his entrepreneurial journey when he was just 13 years old. Joost discovered the stroopwafel while visiting his grandmother in her native Netherlands and set out on a mission to share the taste, and experience, of the great cookie with others in the United States.
The University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship Signature Internship Program is a specialized internship placement program for Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation (ENTI) majors. Horn Entrepreneurship leverages relationships and professional contacts across the country to match qualified students with partner organizations in special, innovative roles.
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.
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.
With the full support of the Department of Business Administration faculty, Horn Entrepreneurship’s Vincent Di Felice, Manager of Venture Support, has been awarded a secondary appointment as Assistant Professor of Practice in the Department of Business Administration in the Lerner College of Business and Economics.
University of Delaware alumna Amira Idris recently represented the United States at the eighth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad, India.