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Horn Entrepreneurship

GetPotluck and TheraV Win Big at Startup302 Competition

University of Delaware startups GetPotluck and TheraV won a total of $40,000 at the 2021 Startup302 competition, a Delaware-based funding competition for technology-enabled startups led by underrepresented founders.

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Entrepreneurship for Mental Health: Sean’s House and Alum’s Journey in Peer Support

Like many teens and young adults in the U.S., Darian Elmendorf had spent many years throughout high school and college silently battling anxiety and depression. And while his struggles were real and acutely felt in his daily life, they were not, at first, readily identifiable.

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UD Students Compete in Challenge Focused on National Debt

Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Qingqing Zhang, April Singleton, Collin Mattia, Derui Huang, Emilie Delaye, and Dr. Stephanie Raible.

Students in Community Empowerment through Social Entrepreneurship (HDFS490), taught by Assistant Professor Dr. Stephanie Raible, are competing with 34 other colleges and universities from across the country in the Up to Us Campus Competition organized by Net Impact.

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WE Hatch Practical Insights from the Fall Semester

 

The WE Hatch Practical Insights & Networking Conversations series connects participants with two successful women (a recent graduate and an experienced alumnae leader), who share insights into their careers they wish they had known, practiced or explored earlier. In the virtual sessions participants have the opportunity to listen, discuss, and network in breakout rooms.

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Meet Rysheema Dixon: Social Entrepreneur, Councilwoman & UD Professor

At the unique intersection of social entrepreneurship, academia, and public service, you’re likely to find few who have struck a balance as well as Rysheema Dixon, a Philadelphia-born social entrepreneur who has found her calling in serving her community.

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Covid-19 and Community, Through the Eyes of Green Box Kitchen's Jason Aviles

Not even five months after Jason Aviles officially opened Green Box Kitchen in Wilmington, restaurants across the nation were abruptly forced to close their doors in response to the arrival of a new and deadly virus. In the following months, Aviles strategically navigated his business through a gauntlet of otherwise earth-shattering obstacles, adapting to the demands of the pandemic.

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Nico Repollé talks collective healing, community for young people through Fireside

When Covid-19 began to expose the gaping holes in the structures and systems of the world, entrepreneurship major Nico Repollé was presented with a unique opportunity to begin the work to build a more just and equitable society.

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Finding Meaning Through Entrepreneurship

Mettā Creative co founder Davis Pfund grew up inspired by the entrepreneurial spirit, participating in the school fundraisers and finding odd jobs whenever possible from the young age of 11. Feeling confined by the structures of schools he attended, he struggled with authority and found himself in constant trouble.

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DIF Senior Showcase: Celebrating First Graduates and Kicking-Off Fall

This past spring’s Delaware Innovation Fellows Senior Showcase included 10 different innovation projects from students of the program’s first graduating class.

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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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