Annual Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards Banquet featuring Key Note Speaker, Dickerson Wright

Mark your calendars! This year's Annual Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards Banquet will take place on Thursday, April 24th in the Magnolia Room, beginning at 5:30 pm, and will feature Key Note Speaker, Chairman and CEO of NV5 Inc., Dickerson Wright.

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TASTE! Cobblestone Farmer's Market on Magnolia Quad

On Tuesday, April 22, enjoy delicious food on the Mag Quad, courtesy of Innovators in Residence Margaret Norfleet-Neff and Salem Neff, founders of Beta Verde, a 'home sown' good food enterprise. The event will feature a pop-up Cobblestone Farmer's Market and GO RAW! live food preparations and tastings by competitive student teams. The event, which will be held in conjunction with WFU Campus Earth Day, will run from 5 to 8:30 p.m.

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Apply for E-Society Exec Board Today!

Do you want to get more involved in Entrepreneurship Society? Apply for a position on the 2014-2015 executive board. The deadline to complete your application is Friday, April 25 by 5 p.m.

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Creativity and Entrepreneurship: Changing Currents in Education and Public Life

While creativity and entrepreneurship may appear to be unlikely allies,they are increasingly intersecting to produce economic and social value in new and exciting ways.This groundbreaking volume examines how creativity and entrepreneurship can be used in conjunction to foster positive change and innovation, particularly in areas such as higher education and sustainable global development. CONGRATULATIONS Lynn Book and David Phillips on their collaboration.

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Arts, Entrepreneurship and Social Change: Wake, Berlin and Beyond (Summer 2014)

Mark your calendars for July 8th - August 2nd! This exciting and immersive course is designed to give students hands-on experience exploring the dynamic world of arts entrepreneurship at a local and global level. After 2 weeks at Wake, we'll spend 2 weeks in Berlin, experiencing one of the leading edge cities in the world and the social role that arts and entrepreneurship is playing.

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Declare an ESE Minor TODAY!

It's never too late to declare an Entrepreneurship Minor. For more information about the minor, contact Dr. Bill Conner at conner@wfu.edu or stop by our office located in Room 230, Reynolda Hall!

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CONGRATULATIONS to Polly Black and Jan Detter

Polly Black, AVP and Director of the Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship and part time Professor of Practice, and Jan Detter, core faculty member with the I.C.E. Program, were recognized by USASBE for completing the Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship. Attaining this certificate required them to complete eight 4-hour modules offered at conferences over the past year and develop a new syllabus for a social entrepreneurship course. The certification process included conferences that featured top educators and social entrepreneurship experts from across the globe. (USASBE stands for United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship).

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Student Entrepreneurs Creating Social Impact

Check out this video that highlights some of our social entrepreneurship students. They talk about their experiences and the impact our program at Wake Forest has had on them.

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Why Can't We Be Friends?

Like the ICE Page on Facebook to stay connected with events, opportunities, contests and more!

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Student Entrepreneurs Highlighted in new ICE Video

Check out how some of your fellow classmates have put their ICE knowledge to work and get inspired!

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WFU VCIC Team Wins 2nd Place

Please join us in congratulating Full-Time MBA students, Tripp Evans, Will Peete, Dan Sanchez, Dipen Vyas, and Tim Williams for their 2nd place finish in the Venture Capital Investment Competition Southeast Regionals held this past weekend at Georgetown. The competition also included teams from Duke, Emory, Maryland, UNC, Vanderbilt.

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ICE News  

E-Society Executive Board Applications Now Available

Applications for the Entrepreneurship Society (E-Society) are now available for the 2014-2015 academic year.  As part of a commitment to redefine the Entrepreneurship Society and how the Entrepreneurship Society assists the Center for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship and the University in its mission, the application process has changed slighly from years past. In addition to the online application,
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Key Elements of a Life Sciences Start Up

On Thursday, March 27th, President and CEO of Clearside Biomedical, Daniel White, paid a visit to Wake Forest’s campus as part of the Center for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship’s E-Lab Speaker Series. Mr. White spoke to the key elements that are required for a Life Sciences Start-up, outlining a step-by-step game plan for young entrepreneurs looking to break into the industry. He began by pos
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ICE Innovation Visionary Speakers Series: Spring 2014

ICE Innovation Visionary Speakers Series Spring 2014 ICE is excited to announce this special series, organized by Lynn Book (Theatre and Dance/ ICE) that shines a light on creativity and innovation ‘visionaries’. Abigail Child, internationally renowned filmmaker, media artist, poet and theorist, and Dr. Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor, an associate professor of Women's Studies and English at Penn State University,
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Spring 2014 New Venture Seed Grants Announced

The spring 2014 New Venture Seed Grants have been announced! All of the individuals were required to go through an application process in which they presented their plans and proposals to a grant committee consisting of faculty and administrators.  Thirteen proposals were selected to receive funding to help the students with marketing, and/or prototype or product development. Congratulations to these recipients!
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