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The Albright Entrepreneurship Garage

This startup space has it all – a physical space for entrepreneurs to develop, create and invent as well as programmatic resources like community meet-ups and skills workshops. Members have access to hundreds of entrepreneurial-minded peers, which makes networking and relationship-building easy.

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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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@drink321coffee @audrey.west
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!
As part of #ncstatewww , we are hosting an Open House for curious Wolfpack entrepreneurs. Learn about what opportunities and community awaits you at NC State! 👀 our prototyping lab, grab a 🍪 and enter the ecosystem! 

From 2-4 p.m. on Thursday Aug. 24, you can:

Check out the Entrepreneurship Garage and our partnered co-working and prototyping space within Raleigh Founded.

Chat with staff and students about what entrepreneurship is all about at NC State.

Discover what opportunities await our students, and how best to get involved.

Grab some swag and a sweet treat from NC State alum The Cookie People.

RSVP appreciated!
Marko Sun, a business administration student at NC State, is the founder of Nature's Throne, a camping chair that doubles as a portable toilet that allows users to adventure, anywhere. With the help of Andrews Launch Accelerator, Marko was able to manufacture his product that serves as a solution for outdoor enthusiasts that don’t always have access to a restroom. Come check out the product at the ALA Demo Day on August 29th, from 6 PM to 8 PM in the Raleigh Founded Warehouse location. 

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Your entrepreneurial adventure awaits! Visit startups and alumni with NC State Innovation and Entrepreneurship in New York City from October 6-10, 2023. 🛫📍

Applications due August 27, 2023.

Apply @ the link in our bio.
RTP medical company, SonoVascular, is one step closer to improving treatment for those with venous thromboembolism after securing capital and resources from the Wolfpack Investor Network. SonoVascular offers a novel approach for the treatment of pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis caused by blood clots in the lungs or legs. Click the 🔗 in bio to learn more about SonoVascular and WIN's investment. 🔬🥼
Elizabeth Benefield, SIE Director, shares gratitude for her 10 year legacy at NC State as she retires. "It has been my deepest privilege to steward literally hundreds of students through an in-depth process of self-discovery and learning," she says, referring to the Social Innovation Fellows.
Click the 🔗 in bio to read more about her time at NC State. @ncstatesif
Jessie Cline, founder of @clineshives, shares details about her study abroad trip to Dublin, Ireland. She graduated in May 2023 with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural business management and minors in agricultural entrepreneurship, entomology and economics from NC State. Read more about her experience through the 🔗 in bio. 🐝🐺
JP Maloney is the host of the podcast Founded Connect, which features conversations from entrepreneurs within the Raleigh Founded community. This week's episode delves into the traits that set successful startup leaders apart and features Traci Phillips, author of "Looking In," and Brandon Kashani, Founder and CEO of Trakid. 🔗 in bio for more info.
Jenkins MBA students Hunter Brown and Melhar Shah won big at this year's eGames! 🚀

Read how the TEC program prepared them to compete and win cash for their startup.

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Austin Ketola, a computer engineering and economics student at NC State, just launched a low-cost online tutoring platform called TutorSmith! When Austin was a high school student, he was shocked to discover that the hourly charges for online instructors were close to $100.  With TutorSmith, Austin hopes to provide accessible and affordable tutoring to K-12 students. 

Austin participated in the 2022 cohort of the NC State Andrews Launch Accelerator and is also a Sameer Murarka Entrepreneurship Scholar. 

Congratulations, Austin! 

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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.