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Author: Monica Smith

Dec 3, 2021

Reflecting on the Work of Lewis Sheats as He Embarks on a New Opportunity

ssistant Vice Provost for Entrepreneurship and Executive Director of The eClinic, Lewis Sheats, will be leaving the university after 20 years of service. Sheats has accepted an opportunity as Director of the Chaifetz Center for Entrepreneurship at St. Louis, Missouri.  

Wake team pitching at Wolf Den

Nov 19, 2021

Meet the 2021 Wolf Den Winners

Five student teams battled it out in front of the wolves in this Shark Tank-inspired pitch competition. Meet the winners and learn about their ventures. 

Photo of Hunt Library

Nov 16, 2021

NC State Ranked No. 1 Entrepreneurship Program in the Southeast

NC State ranked No. 1 in the Southeast for both undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship education programs and came in at No. 15 in both lists of Top 50 Undergraduate Schools and Top 50 Graduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies in the nation for 2022. 

Picture of a student team pitching at Wolf Den 2019

Nov 9, 2021

2021 Wolf Den Finalists Announced

Wolf Den is a Shark Tank-inspired pitch competition where student teams pitch in front of a live audience and live judges – the wolves! Meet the five finalists who will be pitching at Wolf Den. 

Entrepalooza Drone Shot

Oct 11, 2021

Entrepalooza’s Minute-to-Pitch-It Winners Announced

The NC State community came together on Sept. 30, 2021, as over 1,200 students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members celebrated entrepreneurship and innovation at Entrepalooza 2021.  This year marks the… 

Sep 8, 2021

Celebrate Innovation at NC State at Entrepalooza 2021

If you’re an innovator or an entrepreneur, or you’re interested in learning more about the entrepreneurial ecosystem at NC State, mark your calendar for Entrepalooza 2021 on Sept. 30 at Stafford Commons from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. 

Aug 26, 2021

Alumni Startup Partners with Zoos and Prepares to Raise $5M to Keep Families United with Kid-Friendly Interactive Expeditions

As a student, Brandon Kashani got started with entrepreneurship through the Engineering Entrepreneurs Program and the eClinic. Now his startup, Trakid, is nearly halfway to their goal of raising $5M. 

Jul 20, 2021

Announcing the First Frank J. Newlands, M.D. Entrepreneurship Scholars

Scholarship support enables greater success in college by allowing students to have more time to focus on their studies. Learn more about the latest addition to the robust group of entrepreneurship scholarships – The Frank J. Newlands, M.D. Entrepreneurship Scholarship. 

May 24, 2021

Michael Evans – Co-Founder and CFO, Park Scholar, 2x Statistics Graduate and Miller Fellow

Michael Evans knew a Statistics major would give him highly sought-after transferable skills, but little did he know it would also open a door to the world of entrepreneurship. 

Neill Robson photo

May 12, 2021

Meet Neill Robson – Application Developer, Software Engineer and 2x College of Engineering Graduate

Neill reflects on his time at NC State and how it’s given him the tools he needs in order to succeed in life after college.