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What if you had the responsibility of putting on a multi-day event that would draw people from your entire community and beyond? How about a music festival? Sounds incredible, right? Well, a group of Wake Forest students is prepared to tackle the unimaginable. Len Neighbors’ year-long ESE 301: Arts Entrepreneurship trial course has one goal: Put on a music festival that honors and represents the history of Wi read more

Design Thinking: The Future of Academia

Groundbreaking sculpture professor, David Finn, is building new ways to tie together entrepreneurship and the arts here at Wake Forest. “We do design work that involves design thinking and iterations of plans, prototypes, drawings and schemes,” Finn explains. He is currently in the development process of two brand new design courses being offered in spring 2016. These innovative art courses, which will be read more

TedX is this Weekend!

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What You Didn’t Know About Becoming an Entrepreneur

Nancy Lublin, the founder of Dress for Success  and, 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 to take risks when young, such as seeking out Donald Trump for advice and marching up to his apar read more

DoSomething to Change the World

Nancy Lublin, CEO of, also spoke to a larger audience on Wednesday, Feb. 5 around the topic of leadership. As part of her visit, the Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship and the Office of Personal and Career Development hosted a “DoSomething Challenge” that encouraged students to pitch their social entrepreneurship ideas regarding what they would do with $5,000. &nbs read more

Let’s Turn Your Crazy Business Idea into Action!

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 and Knauss covered all things financial, students were encouraged to cons read more

Healthy, Local and Organic Food at Your Doorstep

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 YOU. Teitelbaum partnered up with a Wake Forest alum, Isaac Oliver of Harmony Ridge Farms, read more

Transforming Lives Through HerSpace, Inc.

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 Chavious has been able to run a seven-day overnight camp for two summers in a read more

Project Haiti Tackles Trash Contamination

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. After the devastating 2010 earthquake, he grew increasingly motivated to help out the struggling nation in any w read more

Student Creates Virtual Collaboration Space and Market for Artists

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 environment that allows artists to communicate with each other and even license another artist’s work f read more
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