• Scott Bailey, MassChallenge

A Day In the Life: Scott Bailey of MassChallenge [Video]

Founded in Boston in 2010, MassChallenge has grown to become one of the largest startup accelerators in the world. In roughly seven years, the organization has expanded to five cities, accelerated over 1,200 startups and created over 60,000 jobs. Scott Bailey, Executive Director of North America for MassChallenge, has helped elevate the non-profit since its [...]

  • BC's Shea Center provides alumni mentoring to student entrepreneurs

The Newest BC Initiative Shaping Future Entrepreneurs

Recently ranking 20th for Best College Value among all U.S. private universities, Boston College is nationally recognized for continued excellence and academic acclaim. Though BC may best be known for its research centers and esteemed liberal arts education, the school is diversifying its offerings to appeal to an increasing number of students interested in becoming [...]

  • Boston College Mentoring

How Formalized Mentoring Advances BC Entrepreneurship

The following post explores the Boston College Edmund H. Shea Jr. Center for Entrepreneurship's decision to partner with CampusTap and implement the company's alumni mentoring and career networking platform. Since launching in September of 2015, the Boston College Edmund H. Shea Jr. Center for Entrepreneurship has incorporated a wealth of diverse, successful alumni entrepreneurs to [...]

  • Cornell Entrepreneurs

Leveraging Alumni Mentors for Young Entrepreneurs

Degree offerings in entrepreneurship have increased five times in the last 40 years in response to the growing number of students attending college with the goal of starting their own business and becoming entrepreneurs. However, experiential learning is just as important for students’ entrepreneurial career pursuits as it is for their peers seeking a job in [...]

  • Entrepreneurship at SAIC

#NACE16 Takeaways: Entrepreneurship & Career Services

From a young age, students desire a career in entrepreneurship. According to a Gallup-HOPE study, 77 percent of students in grades five through 12 want to be their own boss, and 45 percent plan to start their own business. In addition, the skills needed to become a successful entrepreneur align with what employers seek in [...]

June 15th, 2016|Categories: Career Services, Entrepreneurship, NACE 2016|Tags: , , |
  • Millennial entrepreneurs

The Impact of Mentors on Millennial Entrepreneurs

Mentoring can be viewed as a relationship reserved for helping students achieve their academic or professional aspirations. But mentoring is just as important after an individual has reached the professional level, especially for a millennial entrepreneur. Mentors can help individuals grow in any professional field, but have more of a dramatic impact on young entrepreneurs growing [...]

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Boston Startup Spotlight: Women’s iLab

Last week I had the opportunity to attend a Suffolk University Women in Business event, a forum for female Business students to come together each week and listen to dynamic guest speakers. On this occasion, the featured speaker was Katrina Melesciuc, Co-founder of a tech and innovation startup called Women’s iLab (or Women’s Innovation Lab). With her startup all about empowering women, I wanted to share a few things I took away from her inspiring story. […]

  • masschallenge

CampusTap is a MassChallenge Finalist!

We are proud to announce that CampusTap was selected as a MassChallenge finalist! It is truly an honor to say that we are one of 128 finalists who will be working from the MassChallenge space in Seaport this Summer. We look forward to all of the opportunity to work with the MassChallenge team and with some of the top entrepreneurs in the world. […]

October 7th, 2014|Categories: CampusTap Updates|Tags: , , , |
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Thank You Suffolk

Soon we will be formally proposing CampusTap to the Suffolk University Administration. We have been working hard over the last year to test out as many features as possible while growing the userbase. There have been many sleepless nights, countless presentations, and many competitions- congrats Courtney I hope you’re enjoying the Ray Bans! (Keep reading if you want Sox Tickets) I just wanted to take a few moments to thank everyone who has been part of the journey thus far and provide you with an outlook of the future of CampusTap. […]

October 7th, 2014|Categories: CampusTap Updates|Tags: , , , |
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MassChallenge is a Massive Win

This year MassChallenge’s accelerator program had over 1,600 applicants from 41 states and 50 countries. With over $1 million in grant awards and over $10 million in in-kind support going to the start-up finalists, MassChallenge is paving the way for the “start up renaissance.” […]