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Wilminvest Wins Pitch Slam! at e-Fest

Article by Dylan GerstleyApril 19, 2018

University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship venture Wilminvest won the Pitch Slam competition in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The competition was a part of e-Fest® 2018, a 3-day celebration of undergraduate entrepreneurship.

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Topics: awards, success stories

Student's Success a Win for Diversity

Article by Nicholas MichaelMarch 20, 2018

University of Delaware graduate student Garry Johnson placed first at the Startup Tech Conference and Pitch Competition at Prairie View A&M University on Feb. 22, 2018. The competition was hosted by A&M student group HBCU.vc, a not-for-profit organization that connects and equips the next generation of black and brown tech innovators and investors. The prize is an opportunity to interview for the DivInc Accelerator Program.

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Topics: entrepreneurship and science, success stories

Johnson Leads I Have A Dream Pitch Competition

Article by Dylan GerstleyJanuary 26, 2018

University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship Masters student Garry Johnson ran a successful second year of his I Have a Dream Pitch Competition. The event is designed to empower young men and boys of color in the city of Wilmington through entrepreneurship to inspire confidence and improve problem solving skills. 

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Topics: success stories, community

Alumna Receives VentureWell Grant

Article by Carly DuceyJanuary 02, 2018

Recent University of Delaware alumna, Amira Idris, received a $20,000 grant from VentureWell’s Entrepreneur Team (E-Team) Program to aid in funding her startup, TheraV.

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Topics: alumni, success stories

Freshman ENTI Major Joins VentureOn

Article by Dylan GerstleyNovember 28, 2017

Snoop, an ambitious new tech student team in University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship VentureOn program, is led by freshman Entrepreneurship & Technology Innovation major Andrew Cercena. The Delaware native graduated from Tower Hill and has used his own experience transitioning from high school to college to inspire entrepreneurial creativity.

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Topics: community, enrichment, resources, success stories

Color Coded Increasing Diversity in Tech

Article by Dylan GerstleyNovember 28, 2017

Color Coded is a startup searching for a way to increase diversity in the tech industry. Color Coded is one of many participating teams in University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship VentureOn, a program led by seasoned entrepreneur Vince DiFelice, and is spearheaded by graduate student Garry Johnson and sophomore James Massaquoi.

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Topics: community, future of work, resources, success stories

Student Channels Entrepreneurship Through Music

Article by Nicholas MichaelSeptember 21, 2017

Mariano Di Gabriele, Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Class of 2018, has utilized classroom skills to help his singing and songwriting career. The Wilmington raised musician just released his debut EP, “Thicker Skin”, on streaming services SoundCloud and Spotify. The debut project includes the charity track “Endlessly Devoted” which raised more than $200 for the B+ Foundation to fight childhood cancer. “Thicker Skin” is the culmination of years of writing and developing in Di Gabriele’s time at the University of Delaware.

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Topics: success stories, entrepreneurship and the arts

UD Grad Runs NY-Based Jewelry Company

Article by Zachary JonesSeptember 19, 2017

After traveling abroad with Students for Haiti, Alyssa Kuchta found her passion and started selling unique handmade jewelry to fundraise for earthquake relief in Haiti. She taught herself the craft and started her own business in 2011. 

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Topics: success stories, entrepreneurship and the arts, alumni

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