NC State News

Aug 28, 2018

Mentor Support: A Key Take-away for 2018 Andrews Launch Accelerator Participants

NC State student entrepreneurs value support gained through Andrews Launch Accelerator

Aug 15, 2018

Smart Spaces

NC State students launch spatial intelligence startup that could help reduce energy costs in buildings based on smartphone data.

Aug 7, 2018

Pitching In: Matthew Davis (’12 MBA)

Matthew Davis is helping future entrepreneurs through NC State Alumni Entrepreneurs Group

Jul 24, 2018

Five Questions with Wes Johnson, Founder of Lawson Hammock

College of Textiles alumnus Wes Johnson is in the swing of things as founder of Lawson Hammock. The company is poised to earn $1 million in revenue this year, mostly due to the success of its signature product, the Blue Ridge Camping Hammock, a consistently well-rated and thoughtfully designed tent-hammock hybrid popular with outdoor enthusiasts.

Jul 17, 2018

A Foundation for Innovation

NC State empowers Park Scholar – and CEO of her own business – Emily Neville to channel her passion for entrepreneurship.

Jul 3, 2018

You Get Out What You Put In

“I didn’t know anything about design as a kid growing up. I didn’t know any designers and didn’t know that design was a career path. […]

Jun 27, 2018

Alumni Investors Boost Wolfpack Businesses

The Wolfpack Investor Network connects alumni with businesses that got their start at NC State. For Pack-connected entrepreneurs, it’s a win-win.

May 29, 2018

“Shark Tank” Competitions Provide Feedback, Increase Engagement in STEM Classrooms

Through a recently National Science Foundation funded $1.2 million ITEST grant, Jere Confrey and her team will continue to help math classrooms redesign group work to inspire and engage children through entrepreneurial problem-solving and coaching.

May 22, 2018

New Tech May Make Prosthetic Hands Easier for Patients to Use

Researchers have developed new technology for decoding neuromuscular signals to control powered, prosthetic wrists and hands.

May 16, 2018

Four NC State Startup Teams Begin 2018 Andrews Launch Accelerator Program

On May 14, four teams of NC State student entrepreneurs began a 15-week program designed to help them successfully launch their startup ventures. They were selected from more than 25 applicants for the 2018 Andrews Launch Accelerator Program, said Lewis […]