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Startup Weekend Charleston: Where the Classroom Meets the Real World

Startup Weekend Charleston: Where the Classroom Meets the Real World

College of Charleston computer science students are joining designers and entrepreneurs to launch the next big product – in one weekend.

10 September 2014 | 9:29 am Read More →
6 Signs You’re Ready to be a Tech Entrepreneur

6 Signs You’re Ready to be a Tech Entrepreneur

Think you have what it takes to become the next tech billionaire? College of Charleston alumna Laura Willoughby ’98, who directs a tech incubator in Maryland, offers advice for wannabe tech entrepreneurs.

22 August 2014 | 10:47 am Read More →
Do’s and Don’ts of Launching a Startup with Fidelity Network Founders

Do’s and Don’ts of Launching a Startup with Fidelity Network Founders

Zachary Hanson ’10 and Diogo Duarte ’08 launched Fidelity Network app, or FiNe, and offer tips for aspiring entrepreneurs. One tip: don’t schedule a meeting just to ask an investor for money.

18 July 2014 | 9:48 am Read More →
Computer Science Major and Entrepreneur Secures $10 million for Anonymous Messaging App, Yik Yak

Computer Science Major and Entrepreneur Secures $10 million for Anonymous Messaging App, Yik Yak

College of Charleston rising junior Will Jamieson, along with Yik Yak co-founders Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington, have raised $10 million in investor capital

30 June 2014 | 4:43 pm Read More →
How to Launch a Product One Year After You Graduate

How to Launch a Product One Year After You Graduate

Arianna Megaro ’13 has received patent approval and is in the manufacturing process for BlokRok, a new sunscreen applicator. She offers six tips for entrepreneurial college students.

16 June 2014 | 1:23 pm Read More →
One of the Hottest Food Trucks in the U.S. is Next to Campus – And Owned by an Alumnus

One of the Hottest Food Trucks in the U.S. is Next to Campus – And Owned by an Alumnus

Thai Phi graduated from the College’s MBA program in 2012. Less than a year later, he launched Pink Bellies Vietnamese Kitchen, now recognized by Eater as one of the hottest in the country.

12 June 2014 | 9:20 am Read More →
I Want Your Job: Entrepreneur

I Want Your Job: Entrepreneur

Why launch just one record label when you can successfully launch a bunch of companies? College of Charleston alumnus Ian Wheeler ’05 has made a name for himself in the New York City music industry by jumping in feet first.

7 May 2014 | 9:43 am Read More →