Ranked by Forbes as one of the top 10 business accelerators in the world, Dreamit works with early stage entrepreneurs and provides them with resources, rock star mentors, investors, strategic partners and most importantly, a network of real customers looking for innovative solutions. Both pre-seed companies looking for a “hands-on” experience and seasoned entrepreneurs looking […]
The Philadelphia Regional Entrepreneurship Education Consortium and its partners are excited to announce College Pitch Philly – a regional business plan competition for currently enrolled undergraduate students. Not only are students competing for a chance to win $15,000 in startup money, but they will receive valuable feedback regarding their business proposals from veteran entrepreneurs with […]
On December 2, Ben Stucker met with students in the IEI Lab for a special presentation on how he won the 2015 BYOBB. With the winnings from the BYOBB, Ben further developed his company. RatesForUs, Inc. is a financial marketplace that helps consumers find the best deals on their mortgages. In order to best help students […]
Get started on your Be Your Own Boss Bowl business plan by signing up for your BYOBB mentor! The sooner you sign up, the more time you will have to work with your mentor to create a winning business plan. This year, the BYOBB will have cash prizes worth more than $160,000. Learn more about […]
“Start early and use mentors, that’s my best advice” – Ellen Weber on the BYOBB competition On November 18, Ellen Weber hosted the second BYOBB information session in the IEI Lab. Students filled the room to learn more about the exciting competition coming up in the spring. Many students were concerned that their ideas were […]
Be sure to check out the great coverage of the 18th Annual Innovative Idea Competition in The Temple News. Learn more about our finalists presentations and see some exclusive video footage from the event!
On November 11, Temple students and faculty swarmed to the Undergraduate Commons to watch the finalists present their ideas, Shark Tank style. Our panel of judges, Bethany Edwards, Glen Gaddy, Fred Berg and Zachary Thomson, came ready to fire the tough questions at our finalists. It was an exciting atmosphere to be a part of. […]
Want to learn how to be the 2016 Winner of the Be Your Own Boss Bowl? You’re in luck! Come out for our information session on Wednesday November 18 from 12:00 to 1:00 P.M. in the IEI Lab. Food and drinks will be provided.
The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute would like to thank everyone who participated in and contributed to the 18th Annual Innovative Idea competition. We received an unprecedented amount of applications this year representing a large variety of majors and schools throughout Temple. We would like to extend our congratulations to the 2015 winners: Anne Nelson Grand […]
Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Cupid’s Cup Entrepreneurship Competition, presented by Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank. Cupid’s Cup aims to reach the top entrepreneurial minds in the country, and more importantly, to inspire and foster the community of college students and recent graduates who have already followed Plank’s lead and are […]
Like the show Shark Tank? Come watch our Idea Competition finalists pitch their ideas live, Shark Tank style at the Idea Competition Presentation & Awards Reception. The event will be hosted on Wednesday, November 11 at 4:00 P.M. in the Undergraduate Commons. Food and drinks will be provided. We hope to see you there!
We are pleased to announce the finalists for our 18th Annual Innovative Idea Competition. With more than 350 submissions, our finalists include: Seed Dyes (Tyler Stoltzfus, Fox) Pound Cake Incorporated (Camille Bell, SMC ‘15) Self-Stabilizing Gloves (Sabrina Zouaghi, CST) Quick Stabilizing Carbon (Stephen Peduto, Engineering) Fumi Convertor (Meckell Strickland-Dulaney, Fox) My Menu Genie (Shahd Azab, CST) […]
“Most companies stop creating their business plans because of the financials… Professor Carey makes them incredibly simple to understand” –Ellen Weber On November 5, a packed room full of students gathered in the IEI Lab to listen to Professor Carey’s business plan workshop on financials. Specifically, his presentation focused on the past, present and future […]
Strategic Management Professor Dwight Carey’s business plan workshop, ‘Financials Made Simple’ is tomorrow in the IEI Lab from 4:00 to 5:15 P.M. Food and drinks will be provided. Be sure to stop by, you won’t want to miss this one!
On October 27, Max Perelman of Biomeme, Inc. joined us for a Fireside Chat. Biomeme, a Philadelphia biotech startup, offers a device that attaches to your iPhone and enables you to perform gold-standard DNA analysis. During his presentation, Max explained how he co-founded Biomeme and discussed some of the successes and challenges his innovation faces. Afterwards, […]