Building and Financing Successful Entrepreneurial Ventures

By Taylor Borden, Marketing and Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship On Thursday, November 10, students and faculty gathered in the Magnolia room to hear from successful Raleigh based entrepreneur Scott Moody as he shared valuable lessons he’s learned in building companies, while investors Mark Rostick and Steve Lux, who have worked with… Read more »

Students Working to Better the Triad at the Discovery Forum

By Taylor Borden, Marketing and Communication Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship On Wednesday, November 16, the Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship, in conjunction with the Institute for Emerging Issues at NC State University, hosted the Triad Discovery Forum, sponsored by BB&T. At the event, held in the Kulynych Auditorium in the Byrum… Read more »

Deacon Springboard: Making Connections and Moving Ideas Forward

By Taylor Borden, Marketing and Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship The first annual Deacon Springboard is already successfully underway! The Deacon Springboard is a new program replacing the former New Venture Seed Grant Process aimed at supporting students who have innovative ideas and wish to gain hands-on experience with starting a new… Read more »

Promoting Design Thinking Across Disciplines

By Taylor Borden, Marketing and Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship  The notion of design thinking can change the trajectory of your life – Chris Mumford At a colloquium on Monday, October 17, Chris Mumford spoke to faculty and students in the Department of Computer Science about the hot topic of design thinking. Mumford… Read more »

WFU Senior Releases Full Length, Professionally Created Album

By Taylor Borden, Marketing and Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship “Here I am, taking a card from the stack called chance…” Senior Christopher Federici (‘16) initially came to WFU with the idea of shelving his passion for music. All of the music he had written with his close high school friends seemed… Read more »

This Year’s ICE Scholarship Recipients

By Taylor Borden, Marketing and Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship The Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship provides many leadership opportunities and scholarships for outstanding students who contribute to the entrepreneurial culture at Wake Forest. We are proud to announce this year’s scholarship recipients: Keshav Daga, the Orton Fund Scholarship Recipient, 2015/16-2016/17… Read more »

2ULaundry: Wake Grad Finds Success Doing Your Laundry

By Taylor Borden, Marketing and Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship Big blue laundry bags litter the halls of freshmen dorms bright and early on Monday and Wednesday mornings here at Wake Forest University. It’s a familiar scene that can only mean one thing: Wake Wash was here. Wake Wash is a subscription… Read more »

Howard Love Visits WFU to Share His Research on The Start-up J Curve

By Taylor Borden, Marketing and Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship On October 6, entrepreneur and angel investor Howard Love (P ‘18) spoke to all of the Deacon Springboard teams along with the ICE Advisory Council about his recently published book, The Start-up J Curve. Love has founded or co-founded over 15 startups… Read more »

Congratulations to the 2016-17 Deacon Springboard!

Congratulations to these students who were accepted into the first annual Deacon Springboard! Click here to read more about the Deacon Springboard process. Brooke Einbender – Art Rental for Students by Students is an art rental service for college students who want to decorate their room, but do not want to pay a lot of… Read more »