News & Articles
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! read more
Margaret Norfleet-Neff and Salem Neff, founders and directors of Beta Verde, a ‘home sown’ good food Winston-Salem enterprise, are the spring 2014 Innovators in Residence for Wake Forest’s Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship Program. Margaret and Salem are part of a larger campus initiative on Women, Entrepreneurship, Food and Place, organized by ICE Associate Director, Lynn Book, that read more
On Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 TEDx made its third appearance on Wake Forest’s Reynolda Campus. A community of innovators, entrepreneurs and critical thinkers gathered in Wait Chapel, including Wake Forest students, faculty, staff and members of the surrounding Piedmont Triad community. This year’s event was very successful both in the overall experience and the number of registered attendees (a total of 1,05 read more
“There are a lot of options out there – be bold enough to pursue them.” -- Olivier Magny
On the evening of Thursday, February 6th, French Wine Specialist, Olivier Magny spoke to students and faculty as part of this semester’s ‘Innovator’s Talk’ series. Award-winning sommelier, best-selling author, host of his own television series, and consultant to clients ranging from Hotel read more
Arts, Entrepreneurship and Social Change: Wake, Berlin & Beyond. This exciting and immersive course will take place from July 8th-August 2nd and is designed to give students hands-on experience exploring the dynamic world of arts entrepreneurship at a local and global level. After two weeks at Wake, we’ll spend two weeks in Berlin, experiencing one of the leading edge cities in the world and the social read more
Last December, as most Wake Forest students crowded the library in preparation for final exams, Jan Detter’s social entrepreneurship students left the confines of campus for the Winston-Salem community.
Instead of a traditional exam or presentation, the students’ final grade in Detter’s class was based on a practicum – a group project that aids a community not-for-profit.
The practicum embodi read more
Huge congratulations to Wake Forest junior Nikolai Hlebowitsh, a young and buddingentrepreneur and computer science and economics major. Hlebowitsh, along with his teammates Christine Briere, Matt Stevens, and Nicole White took first place in the 2013 Deloitte Battle of the Beltway business case competition for their unique and sustainable solution in managing a national disaster management agency’s high-value read more
Check out this new video that highlights some of our Student Entrepreneurs who have enjoyed and benefited from their time in the ICE program!
Each year the Biomimicry 3.8 Institute hosts a Biomimicry Student Design Challenge that is focused on finding a solution to a real-world problem. Because the Design Challenge is an international competition, everything occurs online. However, the Biomimicry Institute sponsoring the competition is based in Montana. Aimed at college and university students, the annual design challenge invites students to work collabora read more
1 2 3 > Last ›
Meet Senior Philosophy major, Bill Zandi, a budding social entrepreneur who has brought non-profit organization, Students Helping Students, to Wake Forest campus. Students Helping Students is a non-profit organization that strives to help eliminate the disparity in educational institutions across the United States through the reallocation of unwanted, gently-used furnishings, books, and supplies from wealthy to impov read more