The project pairs teams of business students with small companies to provide 13 weeks of confidential, no‑cost consulting.
Recognition as Clinton Fellows came after Nam Nguyen and Aaron Ramadan submitted a lengthy business proposal outlining their plan for a handheld device that guides students through a session of meditation in response to mental health stresses.
Graduating senior Arthur Baranovskiy plans to use his education and experiences at WSU Tri‑Cities to help other engineers advance their careers.
More than 30 student venture teams, representing nearly 150 students, presented their business ideas and competed for cash and in-kind prizes totaling more than $75,000.
Junior Dante Ludlow used what he’s learning at WSU to grow his side job selling vintage sports apparel and high‑end athletic shoes into a business grossing $70,000 a year.
WSU is ranked No. 18 in the world out of 497 schools, based on research articles published in the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of Business Venturing and Entrepreneurship, and Theory and Practice.
Their device, called Appiture, tests for the possibility of autism spectrum disorder quickly and conveniently.
Opportunities for women in the business‑related disciplines of finance, entrepreneurship and management information systems will be the focus of a professional panel discussion.
Harold Frank Engineering Entrepreneurship Institute program helps students learn the ins and outs of entrepreneurship and gives them the tools to translate their ideas into real world businesses.
Food professionals and budding snack entrepreneurs can learn how to develop extruded food products at an “Extrusion Processing Short Course.”