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Ian Michael Crumm

Building His Brand, One Blog Post at a Time

This chapter of Ian Michael Crumm's life began about 18 months ago with a blog. Since then, he's developed a full-blown lifestyle brand that has spread throughout Philadelphia and into the rest of the country.
Arsen Nikiforouk and Huy Dang

How Drexel Brought Two International Students Together to Make Mobile Games for Charity

Huy Dang grew up in Vietnam, and Arsen Nikiforouk in Ukraine. It seems unlikely for them to be friends, much less business partners. But that's what they've become at Drexel.

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New Company Joins Innovation Center @3401

What happens when you mix a mid-size tech company, high-tech startup companies and an accelerator program like DreamIt Ventures? Organizers of the new Innovation Center @3401 (ic@3401) are betting that assembling the key elements of the entrepreneurial ecosystem on a small scale in one location will help boost innovation, collaboration and business creation in Philadelphia.
Students of the Close School at eBay headquarters

Drexel's Close School of Entrepreneurship Announces Launch of Degree Programs

Drexel University’s Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship has announced the launch of a bachelor's degree program in entrepreneurship and innovation, as well as three entrepreneurship minors, including social entrepreneurship, health innovations and energy innovation.The Close School is the first freestanding school of entrepreneurship in the nation outside of a business school to offer its own degrees.

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Drexel, University City Science Center and DreamIt Ventures Partner to Foster Innovation in Philadelphia

Drexel University, the University City Science Center and DreamIt Ventures are on a mission to support innovators and entrepreneurs in the Philadelphia region and have formed a strategic partnership that creates a hub for start-ups to test their wings and the capital that will support their continued growth.
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How Drexel Shares a 'Family' Connection With a Revolutionary Inventor

Medical-device inventor Wallace Coulter never married, and he had no children. But he does have heirs, and Drexel is one of them.

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iSchool Duo Helps Startup Students on a Shoestring Conserve While They Learn

Abhiroop Das and Dias Gotama came up with the concept for nvigor, a nonprofit company that works to fuel the Philadelphia student tech and entrepreneurship scene.

Donna DeCarolis

What I'm Reading: Donna M. DeCarolis

Donna DeCarolis is the founding dean of the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship at Drexel University. Her leisure reading typically strays far from her field of expertise, as she is drawn to suspense in the summer’s hazy days.

Scholly App

Student-Designed App Simplifies Scholarship Search

Labeled the “Million Dollar Scholar,” business student Christopher Gray secured $1.3 million in scholarships after months of going through database after database to find those he was eligible to apply for. He's come up with a way to make it easier for other students.

Chris Young

Drexel Professor, Former Student Aims to Make his Unknown Business Known

Drexel business professor and alum Christopher Young was recently nominated for a "Best Unknown Business" award for his company, Async Interview. Now, he wants to make his unknown business known.

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Drexel Seniors Work to Alleviate Parking Headache in Major Cities

Jonathan Davis graduates this June with a bachelor’s in engineering, a minor in business and a start-up that’s already got investors excited. Davis and some classmates created Hot Spot Parking, a new effort to alleviate the troubles caused by parking in cities around the country.

Donna DeCarolis

Q&A with Donna DeCarolis: Vision for Drexel's Close School of Entrepreneurship

Donna DeCarolis speaks to DrexelNow about her role as founding dean of Drexel's Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship, Drexel’s 14th and newest school.