Think you have the next big idea?

Apply for the chance to represent Wake Forest University in the 2nd Annual ACC InVenture Prize Competition held at Georgia Tech March 30-31, 2017! Click HERE for more information.



The Deacon Springboard process is underway!

Thank you to everyone who applied to the new Deacon Springboard! Students will pitch their ideas to the WFU Ventures & Competitions Committee this week, and accepted venture ideas will be announced September 28 here on our website! Click here to read more!


Paúl Pauca named Faculty Director of the Entrepreneurship Program and Lelia and David Farr Chair of Entrepreneurship!

Professor Pauca, Associate Professor of Computer Science, is a beloved and innovative teacher, having recently launched the 1 credit STEM Incubator as a "low-stakes" entry point for students interested in computer science. As a researcher and entrepreneur, he is interested in developing highly affordable modern technology that can bridge the gap between computers and people with cognitive and physical disabilities.  Click here to read more about Dr. Paúl Pauca!

Craving some delicious handcrafted kombucha?

Look no further than UpDog Kombucha, started by Wake Forest's own, Lauren Miller ('17) and Olivia Wolff ('16)!  Read more about their success in the Old Gold & Black here!

Photo credit: Adrian Martino

Revolutionizing how to open a bottle of wine...

That is what EZ Cork co-founders, Arthur Willson and Hannah Shows, set out to do. The result is an innovative bottle opening system that is fully integrated into the cork. No corkscrew required...and it's wine-friendly!

EZ Cork has a brand new website! Check it out here.


Photo credit: Ann Nguyen

The Sorority Shoelace Collection...only at Loopey Laces!

Tommy Worcester and Tim Collis, both finance majors ('17) at Wake Forest University, started Loopey Laces as a way for sorority sisters to fully customize their Converse Chuck Taylor shoes - including the shoelaces Visit their website here to see the entire Sorority Collection!

Wake Forest Ranked the #9 Best College for Students with Entrepreneurial Leanings

Students with ESTP personality types are often regarded as "smart, perceptive, energetic, bold, and original." These risk-taking entrepreneur-like students thrive in universities that promote learning by doing. Wake Forest was recently ranked #9 by DegreeMatch for ESTP personality types based on cost of attendance, other rankings, ESTP degree and major options and accreditations, and a small learning environment that promotes leadership skills and social interaction. Read more here

Photo Credit: Seattle Post Intelligencer (Gerry Broome, AP) 

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