Community to encourage student entrepreneurs to dream, design, make, and learn

Stories of College Entrepreneurs

Whether you desire to lead in a traditional job or you want to create a start-up around your passions, this community will encourage you to explore your strengths, your dreams and help you succeed as an entrepreneur. To help inspire you, check out these stories of women and men who decided to follow their passions and worked hard  to start their dream.

USC College Start Ups

Abstract: Being a full time college student is already a difficult task…now try adding running your own business to the mix. For several ambitious young entrepreneurs who started their own companies at USC, it’s all in a day’s work. ATVN’s Jacquie Levy has the story.

Entrepreneur Magazine’s College Entrepreneur of 2011

Abstract: ASU biomedical engineering junior Gabrielle Palermo is Entrepreneur Magazine’s College Entrepreneur of 2011. Palermo and a team of ASU engineering students were honored by the magazine for their work on G3Box, a company they started that converts steel shipping containers into mobile medical clinics. Palermo and G3Box partners Susanna Young and Clay Tyler talk about the business.

Entrepreneur magazine’s College Entrepreneur of the Year

Abstract: Michigan Engineering student Allen Kim, a founder of the start-up known as ‘Netflix for baby clothes’ has been named Entrepreneur magazine’s College Entrepreneur of the Year, the magazine announced on Dec. 21, 2010. His company is Bebarang, which he launched last year with Luis Calderon, a master’s student studying business and natural resources.

A College Student and an Entrepreneur: The Owner of Katy’s Closet

Abstract: Katy Conley is a Junior at the University of Denver. When she was 18 she started her own business, Katy’s Closet, and has successfully managed it while being away from home. She is creative and enjoys spending time looking for bargain clothes on Ebay. She loves helping other people find cute clothes and inspiring people to start their own business!

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