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Horn Entrepreneurship

2020 Award Winners

 

Several students have been recognized for their continued entrepreneurial excellence and impact. These exemplary students demonstrate promise, leadership, and ability as entrepreneurs. We congratulate the winners and wish them continued success in their journey of entrepreneurship!

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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

Summer Founders 2020 is virtual and larger than ever before

University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship welcomes its largest cohort of students to Summer Founders 2020. Twenty-two startup teams totaling 34 students are participating in the 12-week virtual pre-accelerator in which they receive mentorship, education and resources to develop and advance their concepts.

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Doing the Real Work

“The real work of creating a more just society falls on each of us, every day and wherever we may be.” - UD President Dennis Assanis, May 29

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Studying Social Entrepreneurship in Germany

This past winter, Horn Entrepreneurship assistant professor and Faculty Director of Social Entrepreneurship Stephanie Raible led a group of students on the first ever Social Entrepreneurship study abroad trip.

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Vince DiFelice Honored with 2020 Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising & Mentorship Award

Editor’s note: We had an outpouring of testimonials from students Vince has mentored. We couldn’t include all of them in the article, so we listed them at the bottom. Thanks to all who felt moved to participate.

Vince DiFelice, senior instructor of entrepreneurship and faculty director of venture support,  was awarded the 2020 Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising & Mentoring Award from University of Delaware Faculty Senate Committee on Student and Faculty Honors. This Committee accepts nominations from students, alumni, faculty and staff and selects one faculty member from across the University recognizing their outstanding work in advisement and mentoring students.

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How to Help Potluck Cure Homesickness

Editor's note: this is an article in a series that explores how the Horn Team practices entrepreneurship.Hope Vega and Abu Kamara presenting Potluck at Demo Day in August 2019.

Just like domestic students, international students are continuing with a full-course load as classes move online. In these tough times, international students are missing home more than ever. 

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When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going

Editor's note: this is an article in a series that explores how the Horn Team practices entrepreneurship.

Nat Measley, adjunct professor for Horn Entrepreneurship is in the same boat as the rest of us: at home, trying to stick to a normal routine. To keep busy, he has been working on a new venture that helps start-up companies develop their workplace culture. Your Culture Story is one of a few products in development for Nat's new start-up called the The Organizational Culture and Design Institute. Nat and his team are working to help organizations tell their story by building sustainable culture solutions aligned with real business outcomes. As of now, there is a small dynamic team and a few early-adopting clientele from around the country. He is eager to keep working on the start-up, and discover how they can thrive in these trying times. 

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Virtual Reality When Our Reality Has Gone Virtual: 360VR’s Sweet & Sour Lemonade

Editor's note: This is an article in a series that explores how the Horn Team practices entrepreneurship.

When James Massaquoi, co-founder of 360VR Technology, emailed entrepreneur and Shark Tank investor Mark Cuban pitching his startup, he did not expect to find a response waiting for him in his inbox. After a shot-in-the-dark email to one of the biggest names in entrepreneurship, the opportunity to set up a meeting with Cuban was suddenly at hand.

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The Horn Ambassadors: Part Five

For those who missed our introductory article, the Horn Ambassadors are a select group of students that have been chosen to represent the Horn Entrepreneurship Program. From working events at the Venture Development Center to talking to prospective students about the entrepreneurship major, the Horn Ambassadors are always out in the world representing Horn in the best possible way. This is the fifth and final installment of our Horn Ambassadors series. Let’s meet the last three Horn Ambassadors!

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