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Ranked #1 in the Southeast for Entrepreneurship Education

NC State is ranked No.1 in the Southeast and No. 15 in the nation for both undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship programs by The Princeton Review and ​Entrepreneur ​magazine for 2022.

Learn Why 

eGames Application is Now Live!

Interested in throwing your hat in the ring for a chance to win cash prizes for your startup? Learn about the 2022 eGames and rules for applying.

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Come prototype with us!

Located on Centennial Campus, the Entrepreneurship Garage is a place for students to explore their entrepreneurial ideas and interests. Members can enjoy our co-working space with amenities and create their ventures in the prototyping lab.

"My name is Juliana Bohland and I am a second-year master's student in the Higher Education Administration program here at NC State! I have had the pleasure of serving as the Graduate Assistant for the Albright Entrepreneurs Village the past year and a half, but my journey into the world of Entrepreneurship was definitely unplanned and unintentional. Needless to say, I am so glad I've had the opportunity to work with this incredible community of students and staff! I vividly remember interviewing for the position thinking, "what in the world are they doing interviewing me?" During the conversation, I am pretty sure I even said, "I really don't know much about entrepreneurship." My background is in Public Relations and I am in this master's program so I can set myself up to one day be a successful development officer for an institution. How would that be connected to entrepreneurship? Fast forward a few months and I found myself TA-ing a course about entrepreneurship! Through the course, I quickly learned that entrepreneurship is everywhere and its skills are transferrable to any and all industries - even mine. It is inspiring to see my students learn, grow, and thrive in this environment, and I can't wait to continue to cheer them on throughout their careers!"

#FacesofthePack Meet Juliana Bohland (@jules_bohl), a masters student in the Higher Education Administration program at @ncstateced. Juliana is also the Graduate Assistant for the #AlbrightVillage.
Mark your calendars! 📆 

The next Design Challenge Series will be starting on Feb. 1. Stay tuned to find out what the next challenge will be. 🚀

The Design Challenge Series gives students the opportunity to solve real world problems. At the end of the month, students will submit a solution statement and their prototype for judging. The winners get bragging rights and NC State Entrepreneurship swag. 

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Tulane Business Model Competition Extension 🚨 Applications are now due by Jan. 31 at midnight.

This competition is open to early-stage ventures led by teams that include at least one degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate student from any college or university. This competition rewards those that are creating commercially viable ventures through breaking down an idea into a key business model hypothesis; have tested their assumptions with customers; and applied Customer Development/Lean Startup principles to refine the model for improved success.

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Prasad Joshi is a 2018 graduate from the Master of Industrial Design program at @ncstatedesign, and was recently awarded a patent along with fellow student Charity Kirk for their work on a bassinet design.

Learn how Joshi applied an interdisciplinary approach and used collaboration to create this design with the link in our bio.

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Dr. Gary Beckman, the Director of Entrepreneurial Studies in the Arts within @ncstatemusic, has recently published a new textbook, The New Arts Entrepreneur. 

This textbook is designed to have an arts-first approach while helping students build their entrepreneurial toolkit. It focuses on an venture sustainability and decision-making specific to arts entrepreneurship. 

Learn more about the textbook and the program with the link in our bio.

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"I was very confused on what to do in my life, like how a normal 13 year old should be until I saw the CEO of Google, Sunder Pichai, give a speech on innovation and entrepreneurship. As soon as I heard the word entrepreneurship, it gave me like a rush — like I wanted to do something in it. Since that day, I have been participating in a dozen of competitions,  exploring my entrepreneurial ability to the fullest.

The turning point in my journey as an entrepreneur was when COVID hit. I opened my first business at the age of 16 going against my dad and friends as they believed I was too young for all this. However, I used up all my savings, performed all the business operations from funding to marketing—to be honest, I didn't know anything about startups but that's the fun. I was learning along my journey. I was successful in getting a pretty good result at my first stage, but I didn't have enough funds to continue so I had to shut down. I learned a lot and since that day, I have been helping many small businesses in their ventures.

NC State Entrepreneurship has helped me develop and grow my entrepreneurial abilities a lot. Events like the Entrepalooza and Make-A-Thon helped me unleash my creativity and come up with some amazing ideas. I was also able to build a very strong network in my first semester itself by going to events like the mentorship meetup and speed networking. My vision is to not just start any other online store, I want to create something that brings a big impact in this society and I hope to achieve that with the help of NC State Entrepreneurship."

#FacesofthePack Meet Jagrit Tulsyan (@jagrittulsyan), a freshman studying business administration at @ncstatepoole.
Pro-Series: Make It, Snap It, Sell It gives students the opportunity to gain the skills to create something in our prototyping lab, get hands-on training on how to professionally photograph the item, and ultimately get the tools you need to sell it. 

The first session is on Feb. 1 from 11 am - 12 pm at the Garage. Space is limited so sign up now!

Sign up with the link in our bio!

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eGames is NC State's annual startup competition that awards over $100,000 to NC State entrepreneurs every spring semester!

🚀 With two tracks of competition — "Think" and "Do" — students can compete with an idea or early-stage business or they can compete with an established startup. 

To learn more about the rules and ask your questions join us for an info session with the link in our bio.

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Does your new year's resolution revolve around exploring entrepreneurship? It's a good thing you found us! 

Check out recommendations from @ncstatepoole professor, Dr. Jeffrey Pollack, to get a full list of entrepreneurship resources from books to tedtalks to podcasts and more!

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🚀 Make-A-Thon
📆 Jan. 27 - Jan. 30
🚨 Applications due JAN. 23 🚨

Compete to create the best solution to a sustainability challenge. Whether it's about water, waste, energy, transportation or food — that's up to your team.

At the end of the competition, you will pitch your idea to judges and we will award prizes to the winning teams — first place will take home $2,000! 💸

🔗 link in bio

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🎉*cue the confetti*🎉

NC State alumni-owned business, 321 Coffee, is expanding its inclusive workforce with a new location in the heart of downtown Raleigh!

Follow them at @drink321coffee to keep an eye on them as they announce their grand opening in late Spring 2022.

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NC State Engineering assistant professor, Amay Bandodkar, was named to Newsweek's inaugural "America's 50 Greatest Disruptors" list. 

His work focuses on self-powered wearable sensors that monitor the users health. This is an amazing accomplishment for Professor Bandodkar to be identify as an innovator who is changing the world through technology. 

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Welcome back, Wolfpack!

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📍Raleigh, NC: Home of the Wolfpack

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DeShawn Brown, CEO and co-founder of @coworksapp, will be the keynote speaker for the Future of Work Expo at the #TECHSUPERSHOW in February. 

According to Brown, "CoWorks makes operating a coworking and flex work space easier, more accessible, and more efficient." 

We know from first-hand experience how helpful the technology can be. We use the app at the Entrepreneurship Garage to create a more functional space. 

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NC State Entrepreneurship Scholarships are awarded to deserving NC State students who have outstanding achievements in or involvement with entrepreneurship activities. We offer five scholarships every year. Students can apply from December to February with Pack ASSIST.

• The e5x Entrepreneurship Scholarship was established through a generous donation from JiNan Glasgow George to support NC State student entrepreneurs who have demonstrated initiative, determination, a “Think and Do” attitude and a commitment to entrepreneurial excellence in their daily lives. 

• The Alagu Periyannan and Theivanai Palaniappan Entrepreneurship Scholarship will benefit students with outstanding achievements in or involvement with entrepreneurship activities. 

• The Frank J. Newlands, M.D. Entrepreneurship Scholarship was established through a generous donation from Dr. Newlands to support outstanding entrepreneurial efforts among NC State’s undergraduate student population. 

• The Sameer Murarka Entrepreneurship Scholarship was established in 2019 by Ragini and Ishwar Murarka to honor the memory and entrepreneurial spirit of their son, Sameer.  Sameer displayed the traits of an entrepreneur from a young age: the ability to observe, identify needs and develop creative solutions.

• NC State Entrepreneurship Scholarships are funded through philanthropic contributions of alumni and friends.  NC State Entrepreneurship Scholarships are awarded to deserving NC State students who have outstanding achievements in or involvements with entrepreneurship activities.

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New Year, New Ranking!

As we ring in the new year ranked No. 1 in the Southeast region and No. 15 in the nation for entrepreneurship programs, we are bringing you all the best events and competitions. Stay tuned for more!

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No. 1 Entrepreneurship Program in the Southeast No. 15 in the Nation!

NC State made both the undergraduate and graduate lists of top 15 entrepreneurship education programs in the country.  All of the schools on The Princeton Review lists have remarkable distinctions with respect to their programs and the success their graduates and faculty have attained as entrepreneurs.