Alumni

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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