Alumni

Dreamfuel secures spots for Olympic athletes in Rio 2016

Dreamfuel, an IDEA venture founded by Emily White, AS’05, is a crowdfunding organization created for athletes of all levels to launch and secure fundraising campaigns in order to compete, travel and train. Dreamfuel helped Olympic gold medalist Anthony Ervin travel to Rio this summer.

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Meet the pack: Spencer Fung

Spencer Fung, MS/MBA'96, spoke with us about his role as CEO of Li and Fung, a leading consumer goods company, as well as how his experiences at D'Amore-McKim changed his life.

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Northeastern startup named finalist in global competition

On their first day of grad­uate school at North­eastern, Sean Kevlahan told Adam Hatch of his ambi­tious vision: Hatch would invent some­thing amazing, and Kevlahan would help him sell it. Four years later, their biotech­nology startup Quad Tech­nolo­gies has made it to the final round of the pres­ti­gious 2013 Mass­Chal­lenge

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How failure can inspire success

Failure is good. It fos­ters pro­fes­sional growth and can even­tu­ally lead to career suc­cess, according to three dis­tin­guished female leaders in the phar­ma­ceu­tical and biotech­nology indus­tries who spoke on Wednesday morning at the third event in Northeastern’s Women Who Inspire Speaker series.

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Alumnus launches allergen-​​free snack startup

Less than 60 hours after their 30-​​day Kick­starter cam­paign went live on Sunday, they sur­passed their ini­tial $20,000 funding goal. With more than three weeks remaining in the cam­paign, the couple aims to con­tinue to build on its ini­tial suc­cess.

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From plastic pollution to sustainable skateboards

According to the old adage, one man’s trash is another man’s trea­sure. For North­eastern alumnus Ben Knep­pers, it’s actu­ally an entire South Amer­ican country’s trash that he is hoping to turn into a sus­tain­able business.

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