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September 27, 2022

As an entrepreneur, it’s important to set goals in order to track your progress as a team, with clients, and in the current market. Check out the infographic below for the 6 steps you need to crush your entrepreneurial goals!

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September 20, 2022

Meet Kristen Hayes, the Director of Strategic Partnerships for the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship. 


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August 30, 2022

Change is inevitable, and being at the forefront of change ensures success in any industry, but who are the people shaking things up and bringing changes to the business world? Entrepreneurs. 


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August 25, 2022

Meet Harrison Hertzberg, a fourth-year student at Drexel University’s Close School of Entrepreneurship. As the son of an inventor, Harrison grew up with an inquisitive mind and a strong interest in building things. Before moving to Philadelphia for college, he spent his time on his family's ranch in the isolated wilderness of Northern Idaho...


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August 08, 2022

Meet Melissa Tevere, the Program Manager for the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship. Since joining the Close School team 4 years ago, Melissa has planned events such as Startup Fest, Future Fest, Proving Ground Pop-Ups, and much more.

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July 28, 2022

When people think of entrepreneurship, they tend to associate the word with terms such as startup, business, creativity, and innovation to name a few; but did you know you can get a minor in entrepreneurship? Minoring in entrepreneurship is just like getting a minor in business, finance, or advertising, but with an entrepreneurship minor students will learn to think outside the box and develop an entrepreneurial mindset that will help them create their own path in both their professional and personal lives.


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July 07, 2022

Meet Dave Appleton, he started his career with Drexel 20 years ago at the school of education, where he was a teacher and academic advisor. Dave is now the Associate Director of Student Services with the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship.

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July 05, 2022

Working to make the world a better place is inherent for many entrepreneurs, especially social entrepreneurs. With issues such as fighting world hunger, access to quality education, gender inequality, health and well-being, along with the problems in the infographic below, the world is not short of obstacles that need solving. While this list of problems can seem daunting; through innovative thinking and a drive to make the world a better place, today's entrepreneurs have consistently found, and will continue to find solutions that use technology to make an impact. With the help of the new Impact Innovation Hub, 3 - 5 Drexel undergraduates and/or graduate students have the chance to apply for an opportunity to receive educational opportunities, incubator space, access to mentors and a stipend both at the start and the completion of the program.

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June 20, 2022

The Ciright Dragon Startup Competition is open to any Drexel University student, with the goal to spur innovative app based solutions to real-world and social problems that affect Drexel University and the surrounding communities.

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May 18, 2022

During the Fall/Winter term, three student entrepreneurs participated in the Close School’s Entrepreneurship Co-op. This Spring, they gave a presentation discussing their experience, their entrepreneurial journey, and their plans for the future. The entrepreneurs included: Paige DeAngelo, the Founder of Aer Cosmetics, Kasiah Harrison, the Founder of Delirium Dreaming, and Phoebe Fry, the Founder of Phoebe Jay Creative.

 

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