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All In The News tagged "Close School of Entrepreneurship"

Who's Speaking at Philly-Area Commencements in 2017

The announcement of computational design guru John Maeda as Drexel's 2017 Commencement speaker was included in an April 4 Philly Voice story about commencement speakers at area colleges.

Spotlight on Smartphone App Orai

The Philadelphia Business Journal published a March 16 story about Orai, a startup cofounded by Drexel students Danish Dhamani of the College of Engineering and Paritosh Gupta of the College of Computing and Informatics. Orai, housed in the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship,  is a smartphone app that provides deep analysis of a user’s public speaking skills and coaches them to improve their techniques through machine learning and artificial intelligence. 

Spotlight on Smartphone App Orai

The Philadelphia Business Journal published a March 16 story about Orai, a startup cofounded by Drexel students Danish Dhamani of the College of Engineering and Paritosh Gupta of the College of Computing and Informatics. Orai, housed in the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship,  is a smartphone app that provides deep analysis of a user’s public speaking skills and coaches them to improve their techniques through machine learning and artificial intelligence. 

9 Weird College Classes That Helped Prepare Top Student Founders for Entrepreneurship

Drexel was mentioned in a March 14 Inc. slideshow about “weird college classes” that helped prepare young entrepreneurs. The site is also featuring Drexel student startup company Boost Linguistics in its "Coolest College Startups" competition. Technically Philly featured the competition in a March 15 story.

The DeanBeat: Intel University Discovers the Best College Game Projects

“Sole,” a video game designed by Nabeel Ansari, an undergrad in Pennoni Honors College, and Vincent DeTommaso, an undergrad in Westphal College, and recent graduates  Nina DeLucia and Thomas Sharpe, was mentioned in a March 3 VentureBeat feature on the Intel University Games Showcase Competition. The students’ startup company, Gossamer Games, is supported by the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center and the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship in the Close School of Entrepreneurship.


'Surreal' Video Game Hatched at Drexel Earns Acclaim

Frank Lee, PhD, an associate professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Gaming Studio in the ExCITe Center, and Thomas Sharpe, a recent graduate, were quoted in a Feb. 16 Philly.com story about a game, designed by an EGS student startup in the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship, being nominated for the International Mobile Gaming Awards' "People's Choice" award.


Why This Drexel Student has Something to Drink to -- Water, That Is

Drexel College of Engineering student Mohamed Zerban, founder of the Tern Water startup incubated in the Close School's Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship, was featured in a Feb. 6 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the company receiving a six-figure investment to further its development of smart faucets that filter water and monitor use.

And the 2017 Stellar StartUps Finalists Are …

Donna De Carolis, PhD, dean of the Close School of Entrepreneurship, was pictured in a July 31 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the Philadelphia Media Network’s inaugural Steller StartUps award event. Boost Linguistics, a Drexel startup, was a finalist in the “students” category.

Late-Night Cravings Inspired goPuff, a Business That’s Raised Over $8M

Drexel was mentioned in a July 11 NBC News story about goPuff, a 24-hour online delivery service cofounded by former students Rafael llishayev and Yakir Gola.


You'd Be Wise to Keep Tabs on The Winners of Drexel's Startup Day

Startup Day, an event hosted by the Close School of Entrepreneurship, was featured in a Nov. 18 Technically Philly post. Chuck Sacco, assistant dean at the Close School and director of the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship, was quoted.

Christopher Gray on How to Be a Social Entrepreneur

Christopher Gray, of the Close School of Entrepreneurship and LeBow College of Business, was featured in a New York Times story on Nov. 4 about the success of Scholly, an app Gray co-founded that simplifies the process for students to find and apply for scholarships.

Penn, Drexel Among Top 50 Schools for U.S. Utility Patents Worldwide

The Philadelphia Business Journal featured Drexel July 25 in a story about Drexel being in the top 50 ranking in U.S. utility patents. Drexel President John A. Fry, Keith Orris, senior vice president for corporate relations and economic development; and Robert McGrath, PhD, senior associate vice provost for technology commercialization, were quoted.