Tag: entrepreneur

Obama Honors CofC Alum as “Global Entrepreneur”

Obama Honors CofC Alum as “Global Entrepreneur”

Griffin Peddicord ’14 will soon debut an app that connects music listeners around the world.

College Alum Makes Original Art Designed To Inspire

College Alum Makes Original Art Designed To Inspire

Robyn Palmer ’93 creates greeting cards and stationery to lift others’ spirits.

Professor Receives Award to Establish Workshop for Entrepreneurs

Professor Receives Award to Establish Workshop for Entrepreneurs

David Desplaces received the Howard F. Rudd Distinguished Faculty Award for Service Leadership, which he’ll use to create a professional leadership workshop.

5 Things I Learned from Appearing on ABC’s Shark Tank

5 Things I Learned from Appearing on ABC’s Shark Tank

Kevin Waltermire ’03, who graduated from the College and later from the Graduate School’s One-Year Global MBA program, appears on ABC’s Shark Tank Feb. 6, 2015.

Student Entrepreneur Believes in the Freedom Found in a Mobile App

Student Entrepreneur Believes in the Freedom Found in a Mobile App

Sophomore Jake Durham’s voter app impressed competition judges with its focus, its innovation and its potential to have a transformational impact on our elections.

Entrepreneurial Alumna Helps Environment and Grows Her Passion

Entrepreneurial Alumna Helps Environment and Grows Her Passion

Susan von Frank ’03 sees agribusiness as part of the climate change solution. It’s why she and her husband started GrowJourney.

Student Entrepreneur’s Fly Fishing Business Plan Hooks National Award

Student Entrepreneur’s Fly Fishing Business Plan Hooks National Award

Just 18 and still in in his first semester at the College of Charleston, freshman and South Carolina native Jesse Horine is already racking up accolades for his plan to create a lifestyle brand called SouthernFly.

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.

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.

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.