Stories From 2016

Dec 8, 2016

Young Startup Receives Big Honor

NC State alumni Tyler Confrey-Maloney and Steve Gray received the prestigious Voices in Solidarity award for Undercover Colors this week in New York City. This award is the highest honor given to men who have devoted their lives and careers […]

Oct 18, 2016

Fall 2016 Wolf Tank Winners

Last week’s Wolf Tank event was our take on Shark Tank and it was a huge success! First things first, we would like to thank everyone that came out to support us and our fellow student entrepreneurs. We had a […]

Oct 5, 2016

Lulu Teams Up with NC State to Fund the World’s Next Big Idea

We’re pleased to announce the five-year extension of our partnership with Lulu to host the Lulu eGames, NC State’s biggest startup competition! Learn more in Lulu’s official press release below. Contact: Matt Briel, Lulu.com Lulu, the world’s leading independent publishing […]

Sep 19, 2016

Entrepalooza Winners: WalkPool & MEDTRAQ

On Thursday, Sept.15 the NC State Entrepreneurship Initiative hosted Entrepalooza – an annual entrepreneurship and innovation festival. The main feature of the event was the Minute to Pitch It competition, where students had 60 seconds to pitch their ideas for […]

May 4, 2016

Trakex Selected for Y Combinator Fellowship

Trakex, a company founded by two NC State seniors in the College of Engineering, has been selected for the competitive Y Combinator Fellowship program, as one of approximately 60 fellows from a pool of more than 6,000 applicants.

Apr 15, 2016

2016 Lulu eGames Winners Announced!

Winners of the 2016 Lulu eGames were announced at the Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 14, held in the Talley Student Union. Over 250 people attended the event to see the teams taking home over $60,000 in cash prizes. Congratulations […]

Mar 1, 2016

Donation Will ‘Accelerate’ Student Startups

A generous gift from alumnus Robert “Chip” F. Andrews III and his wife Lyn will establish a new fund to provide solid support for budding student entrepreneurs.

Jan 5, 2016

Start-Up Connects Micro-Entrepreneurs With Tourists

How an interdisciplinary team of researchers is helping small, locally owned businesses connect with tourists to create economic prosperity — and amazing experiences.