What You Didn’t Know about Becoming an Entrepreneur

By Allison Durham Nancy Lublin, the founder of Dress for Success  andDoSomething.org, brought her wit and humor to an audience of aspiring entrepreneurs on Feb. 3. Lublin created Dress for Success in her New York City apartment as a means to help people get started in this country and reclaim their destinies. She encourages everyone… Read more »

DoSomething to Change the World

  By Allison Durham Nancy Lublin, founder of Dress for Success and CEO of DoSomething.org, spoke to a large audience on Wednesday, February 4 round the topic of leadership. Inspired by Nancy’s entrepreneurial spirit and the founding of a global entity with a $5,000 inheritance, the Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship and the Office… Read more »

Let’s Turn Your Crazy Business Idea into Action!

By Allison Durham The Center for Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship is here to help you kick start your wildest venture idea. On Jan. 20, the program launched its first “Start-Up Boot Camp Blast” presented by Professor Polly Black and Entrepreneur in Residence, Troy Knauss. As Black stressed the importance of creating a Business Model Canvas… Read more »

Healthy, Local and Organic Food at your Doorstep

By Allison Durham What’s your passion? Why not use it to add value to people’s lives? Jake Teitelbaum, ’14, encourages you to act on your passion and find the simplest and most cost effective way to test your idea! Jake Teitelbaum, ’14, is committed to make buying high quality local and organic foods more convenient for… Read more »

Transforming Lives through HerSpace, Inc.

By Allison Durham Brittani Chavious, a third-year Divinity School student and social entrepreneur, came to Wake Forest with a non-profit she founded back home in Cincinnati, Ohio. While at Wake, she’s worked with the ICE program to expand HerSpace, Inc., an organization devoted to inspiring confidence and purpose in teen girls. Through the ICE program… Read more »

Project Haiti Tackles Trash Contamination

  By Allison Durham What if you created a venture that could solve a national problem? Wake Forest law student Lhens Vilson’s venture is dedicated to increasing the quality of living for an entire country! Check out his project here: As a Haitian native, Vilson has always had the desire to see the country prosper…. Read more »

Student Creates Visual Collaboration Space and Market for Artists

By Allison Durham If you could start your very own business, what would it be? Senior Bella Belanich proves that a single idea can evolve into a venture. See how selling her service and targeting the right audience helped her chase her dream! Belanich ,’14, is the co-founder and CEO of CinemaRama, an online collaborative… Read more »

This App Will Let You Know When the Miller Center’s Full

By Allison Durham If you could change one thing on this campus, what would it be? Sophomore Tommy Vater identified a pain point on the Wake Forest campus and created an app to fix it! Have you ever wanted to know how busy the Miller Center is before making the walk over? Tommy Vater, ’17,… Read more »

Performance Tells the Story of Collaboration and Innovation

By Allison Durham On Nov. 5,  The Interdisciplinary Performance and the Liberal Arts Center (IPLACe) and Professor Thomas E. Frank’s ESE 100 (Creativity and Innovation) class sponsored the performance, “Black Mountain Summer of 1948: A Collaboration in Arts and Imagination” which explored the practice of multiple art forms in a single space. This event was… Read more »

Joe Callahan: Why Entrepreneurship is Vital to Our Country’s Economic Stability

By Allison Durham On Oct. 23, Joe Callahan, founder of Ciright Digital Media, addressed an audience of aspiring Wake Forest entrepreneurs. Callahan emphasized the need for business awareness, the importance of using your time efficiently, the business ecosystem, the human element of a startup and the technology roadmap. “Being an entrepreneur is all about managing… Read more »