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Tag: Entrepreneurship

Feb 22, 2017

Graduate Teams Showcase Business Ideas

At NC State, entrepreneurship is a part of our culture. Learn more about the recent Product Innovation Lab, where interdisciplinary graduate teams compete to see who has the best business idea to bring to market. 

Feb 13, 2017

Director of NC State’s Entrepreneurship Clinic Gives Students a Head Start on Success

Lewis Sheats was already a young father when he came to N.C. State University in the 1990s. So while he studied books on business theory in class, he also launched his own company as an undergraduate to support his family. Sheats would go on to launch and sell several businesses, accruing the kind of hard… 

Feb 3, 2017

Triangle Entrepreneurs Report Higher Levels of Optimism

Higher levels of optimism were reported after Lewis Sheats, director of the NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic, surveyed business leaders for the Quarterly Outlook of Triangle Entrepreneurs. The results: Triangle entrepreneurs expect hiring, sales, and capital spending to increase as stated in this post on the WUNC NPR Radio website. Read the full story 

Jan 30, 2017

NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic Students Meet Their Mentors

E-Clinic students connect with local entrepreneurs who serve as mentors for their entrepreneurial journeys. 

Photo of Jon Carr with students at the EI Garage on Cenntennial Campus

Dec 20, 2016

Jon Carr Joins Poole College’s Entrepreneurship Team

Jon Carr takes "doing" teaching approach in his courses. He believes the most important skills students can learn are exposure to on-the-ground challenges that entrepreneurs often face. 

Photo of new Poole College faculty and those who advanced to new roles

Sep 13, 2016

Poole College welcomes 11 new faculty members, announces promotions

Poole College students have been meeting our new faculty members this semester. The 11 who joined the college bring more than 200 years' experience in teaching, research and business. 

Nov 19, 2015

Real-World Entrepreneurs

At downtown’s HQ Raleigh, NC State Poole College of Management students work with real-world entrepreneurs and learn what it takes to launch successful startups.