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All In The News tagged "Close School of Entrepreneurship"

You Want To Start a Business? First, Ask Yourself These Questions

Charles Sacco, associate dean at the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship and director of the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship, was quoted in a June 2 Wall Street Journal story about questions to consider before starting a business.

This Student-Run Food Rescue Program Delivers 100,000 Pounds of Food To Philadelphians per Week

Sharing Excess, a non-profit startup founded by Evan Ehlers while he was a student at the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship, was featured in a Feb. 23 Philadelphia magazine story. As hunger in 2020 worsened in the city and food supply streams grew more unpredictable, the organization helped bridge the gap between excess food in grocery stores and restaurants and food-insecure Philadelphians. By December, Sharing Excess had rescued one million pounds of food.

How To Build a Home Business Support Group

Donna De Carolis, PhD, dean of the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship, was quoted in a Dec. 8 Forbes story about how to build a home business support group.

A Formula for Growth After the Start-Up Stage

Damian Salas, assistant dean of entrepreneurship programs and assistant teaching professor in the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship, was quoted in a Feb. 21 New York Times story about a new report suggesting a new formula for growth after the start-up stage for companies.

So, kid, you wanna be a CEO?

Drexel was mentioned in a Feb. 11 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story about Saxbys Coffee opening a student-run café at the University of Pittsburgh. Through a partnership with the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship, Saxbys opened its first student-run café on Drexel’s campus.

Want to Differentiate Yourself From Your Peers? Learn Entrepreneurship Skills

The Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship's Startup Fest event was featured in a Dec. 2Philadelphia Business Journal column authored by Stan Silverman, vice chair of the Drexel Board of Trustees.

"Innovation Can't Wait" with Jon Dorenbos

The Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship was featured in a Dec. 1 Philadelphia Style story for honoring former Eagle and magician Jon Dorenbos at its “Innovation Can’t Wait” fundraiser event. Donna De Carolis, PhD, founding dean of the Close School, was featured in the photos published.

This Real-time Ratings App Tells You ‘What’s the vibe?’ of Local Businesses

Adita Gupta, a doctoral student in the College of Computing & Informatics, Mason Cohen, an undergraduate student in the LeBow College of Business and Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship, and Nico Cohen, an undergraduate in the Close School, were featured in an Oct. 10 Technically Philly story about their app that captures tangible and intangible information about restaurants, coffee shops or other businesses.

Fooding Forward: Getting Fresh, Excess Restaurant Food to Feed the Hungry

Evan Ehlers, a recent graduate of the Close School of Entrepreneurship and founder of the startup Sharing Excess, was included in a WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about his partnership with Fooding Forward that helps local businesses distribute excess food.


This Student-Made App Wants to Curb Body Shaming - While Helping You Look Fly 

Fashion Buddy, an app launched by Lindsey Smith, a student in the Close School of Entrepreneurship, was featured in a Jan. 23 Technically Philly story. The startup gives users access to crowdsourced feedback on outfit choices in a safe space, while simultaneously running a profitable business that partners with big names in retail. Fashion Buddy's CTO, Tri Le, a student in the College of Computing & Informatics, was also mentioned in the story.

goPuff, Philly’s Own on-Demand Delivery Company, Plans Massive Warehouse Expansion in Pa.

Drexel was mentioned in a Nov. 14 Philadelphia Inquirer story about GoPuff expanding its operations. The company, which was founded by Drexel students, is planning to bring more jobs to the area. Philly Voice and CBS Philly also reported the story.

Fulphil is Hosting its First Pitch Competition for Student Social Entrepreneurs

Evan Ehlers, an undergraduate the in the Close School of Entrepreneurship, was featured in a Nov. 1 Generocity story about Fulphil, a local impact organization that seeks to support university students who are developing social enterprises, and his startup company, Sharing Excess, that allows students to donate extra money from their meal plans to support local hunger relief efforts.