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Tyler Maloney came to NC State as a Park Scholar and graduated in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in materials science and engineering. Since graduating, Tyler has earned an MBA from Stanford, founded 3 companies and raised over $20 million. Now, as chairman of the board at TeachMe.To, he is expanding access to sports and sports venues for customers, reducing the challenge of sourcing lessons from expert coaches and accessing members-only facilities. At NC State, Tyler had the support he needed to open new doors and make bold choices. 

Be Bold. Start Now. 🚀

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Come ready to explore bold startups and network with other NC State innovators at the Alumni Entrepreneurship Showcase and Miller Fellowship Celebration! Discover more ways to get plugged into NC State’s entrepreneurial ecosystem through on-campus programs and resources, and support these entrepreneurs by purchasing their products during the showcase. Register on-site on Thursday. 🚀🐺
Innovation and Entrepreneurship is supporting and advancing early-stage undergraduate and graduate student startups with in-person coaching and online resources. The new incubator program, LaunchPad, is a 10-week period where students will work on furthering their concepts through a variety of fundamental practices like doing customer discovery, exploring business modeling and thinking through commercialization strategy. The LaunchPad incubator is an excellent opportunity for students to get support. To get started, apply through Campfire using the 🔗 in bio.
Edward Durham, a 2023 Miller Fellow, recently shared how he utilized his time in the program to develop his brand presence through social media marketing. His venture,, is a travel company specializing in setting up private campgrounds for local events. He stated that “the Miller Fellowship propelled GnomeX forward, providing informative workshops and crucial milestone meetings. The recognition from the fellowship attracted an investor and added legitimacy to our brand." 
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The Annual Global Entrepreneurship Week pitch competition at NC State returns! Join innovators from NC State and beyond for this Shark Tank-inspired event giving students the opportunity to pitch their business concept for live judges and a live audience. Student ventures can apply to pitch through Sunday, October 29 at 11:59 p.m. at the link in our bio. If you are selected as a finalist, your team will pitch your business idea to a live audience and three judges for live Q&A. Come prepared to fight for your prize and go home with your head held high! Wolf Den will be located at the Duke Energy Hall in Hunt Library, second floor, on November 17 at 5:30 p.m. Parking is free at the Poulton Lot and Partners I lot/deck across from Hunt Library after 5:00 p.m. RSVP at the link in our bio.
Come get a spooky snack and listen to stories about startup problems and how innovators and entrepreneurs overcame those nightmares. 👻🍬💪

Costumes are encouraged and the best costume will receive an Innovation and Entrepreneurship swag bag.

Wednesday, Oct. 25 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at the Corner.

RSVP at the link in our bio.
Pick up your free "female founders are the future" T-shirt tomorrow at Ladies Who Launch. Join us at 5:30 p.m. at the Corner for a panel discussion with women founders. View the speaker bios and RSVP at the link in our bio.
📢 Celebrate the renaming of our space to the #albrightentrepreneurshipgarage by submitting a design for our next order of T-shirts. The contest is open through Nov. 13 and the winner will get exclusive Albright Entrepreneurship Garage swag. Scan the QR code or check the link in our bio to submit your art.
Join us at this annual event to celebrate female founders! 🚀As a part of Women in Entrepreneurship Week, we will be hosting a panel discussion around the unique experiences of women in leadership and business founding roles. Founders, co-founders and leaders within organizations alongside those who support local businesses have offered great advice to audiences in past years. Bring your questions for our dynamic group of women in entrepreneurship to this year’s event.

This event takes place at The Corner, a chic event space located at 941 Main Campus Dr, across the street from Partners I. Parking is free in the Partners I lot and Oval West Deck after 5pm, both of which are located right next to the corner.

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Harness your advertising and creative potential during Tote Time, a skills workshop for Albright Entrepreneurship Garage members to learn how to use the shop's garment printer. 

Jerush Christopher, a 2023 Miller Fellow, is using merch such as totes to promote his venture, Shipp. Shipp is a dating app centered around real-life meetups, bringing matches together when they least expect it. 

Click the link in the bio to sign up to create a free tote on Oct. 12 at 3:15 p.m. in the #albrightentrepreneurshipgarage.

Not a Garage member? It's easy! Visit our website to get started.
Students on the fall break trip to New York City visited Liminal to see firsthand how the company conducts future market trend analysis, assesses risk tolerance and judgement, and uses technology to evaluate addressable markets.
Meet Gavin Tomita, an #AlbrightEntrepreneurshipGarage guide to design and manufacturing skills.

Gavin is senior at NC State, majoring in engineering design with a concentration in graphic communication, and minoring in entrepreneurship. He is responsible for ensuring the Albright Entrepreneurship Garage equipment is always ready for action. This includes maintaining and stocking the 3D printers so that any student can easily bring their ideas to life. Additionally, he leads workshops covering a wide spectrum of topics, from crafting prototype electronic PCBs to mastering advanced 3D printing techniques.

Gavin said: "I enjoy helping other students use our equipment. I remember the overwhelming feeling in a makerspace and had no clue where to start. I want to help others find their footing and love teaching people useful design and manufacturing skills." 

Gavin's time at the Garage was filled with crafting numerous prototypes, from tiny figurines to airplane joysticks. In his free time, he constructed his own 3D printer, which now serves as a testing ground for a range of 3D printer accessories he's developed. In the near future, he has plans to bring these accessories to market, with the ultimate goal of starting a business centered around this venture.

Get more info about the Albright Entrepreneurship Garage and become a member at the link in our bio.
The #albrightentrepreneurshipgarage has the tools and equipment you need to get work done.
Our 3D printers are the most used piece of equipment in the lab. We have 8 PRUSA MK4 3D printers available 24/7 to print parts up to 9.84 x 8.3 x 8.6 inches in size. These print high speed with 1.75mm PLA filament for fast prototyping. Using the Fusion 360 application to create designs is free to all NC State students as well as all filaments. These machines are easy access, just complete the Garage 3D training certification available via Moodle.

But did you know we have a t-shirt printer too? This machine is great for printing team T-shirts for pitch competitions or for the designers who are ready to see their vision on fabric. The Roland BT-12 DTG can print full color designs on various materials to create consumer quality products in under 10 minutes. You can reserve the machine and start printing on sweatshirts, tote bags and more, for free.
Create and ideate with NC State Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the #albrightentrepreneurshipgarage. #thinkanddo @andysalbright
Meet Audrey Westlund, the first Social Innovation Fellow to participate in a new initiative called the “Changemaker Fellowship,” a holistic learning experience that combines theoretical knowledge, practical skills and personal development. Piloting the Changemaker Fellowship, 321 Coffee served as the community partner for the first summer Fellow placement. Audrey helped 321 Coffee become a certified B Corporation and created a tool to guide other students through the certification process.

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Announcing the 2023 Entrepalooza vendors and where to find them! We are kicking off Entrepalooza on Thursday the 14th at 5pm. Join us for a pitch competition, amazing vendors, giveaways and more. Get your free ticket at the link in the bio. @ncsu_blue_economy @ncstategti @kyrahskustoms @letsgo.raleigh @microwattenergy @tsvanalytics @tutorsmithorg @wolfecravingsfoodco @drink321coffee @700rivers @shopgaiascloset @glampingnc_offthegrid @simply.produce @naturesthroneofficial @ncstatenewlifeclothing @topsiswear @ncstatesustain @y.v.customs @raleighfounded
Shaun Deardorff is the 2023 recipient of the John and Linda Leazar Award in Entrepreneurship! Shaun is a senior majoring in aerospace engineering and the CEO of Airmage, LLC. Read more about Shaun's experiences at NC State at the link in our bio.

Congratulations, Shaun!

A Top Rated Program in the Southeast!

NC State made both the undergraduate and graduate lists of top 10 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.