A smartphone app designed by a UMass Boston PhD student and an alumnus won the third annual Business Launch Competition on Tuesday, earning its creators $1,500 and space at the university’s Venture Development Center.
Six businesses run by UMass Boston students are hoping to join the ranks of eco-friendly surfboard company Green Lightning and picture-sharing social media firm Dpicd as winners of the Entrepreneurship Center’s Business Launch Competition.
UMass Boston senior Bertrand Muhire signed an offer letter Tuesday for a paid market-research internship at the Boston-based startup Smart Lunches, becoming the 100th intern placed through the university’s Student Entrepreneur…
Because building a successful startup company requires more than just a good idea, the Entrepreneurship Center is offering a new sales and marketing class this fall.
Senior English major Steeve Joazard and his business partner won $20,000 in prizes in the Entrepreneurship Center’s Business Launch Competition. Two nursing students came in second place.
Student entrepreneurs representing a half-dozen businesses will make their final presentations Wednesday afternoon in hopes of taking home the top prize in the Entrepreneurship Center's second annual Business Launch Competition.
This year, the winner of the Business Launch Competition will receive $20,000 in prizes, almost double last year’s prize amount. Applications will be accepted through February 28.
How can the government best support the employment and training needs of high-tech and life science startups? That was the question on the table when U.S. Department of Labor Assistant Secretary Jane Oates met with 20 high-tech and life…
U.S. Department of Labor Assistant Secretary Jane Oates and Joanne Goldstein, state secretary of Labor and Workforce Development, visited the VDC July 28.
Boston isn’t known for surfing, but two UMass Boston students want to change that by developing a successful eco-friendly surfboard company here. Michael Emery, a fourth-year management major from Haverhill, and Kevin Schoenthaler, a…