Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship Selects 4 Teams to Participate in Pilot Accelerator Program this Summer

May 08, 2017
Established in 2014, the Berthiaume Center supports innovation and entrepreneurship on the UMass Amherst campus by inspiring and connecting student and faculty entrepreneurs with the skills and resources needed to transform creative ideas into realized ventures. At the culmination of its third year on campus, the center will host a pilot summer accelerator program. The UMass ...Read More ❯

Topics: berthiaume center, Entrepreneurship, innovation, students, innovation challenge

UMass Amherst Sends 16 Students to Grinspoon to Collect Spirit Awards Tonight

April 26, 2017
The Grinspoon Entrepreneurship Awards Ceremony and Banquet 2017 will be held tonight, April 26, where 16 UMass students will be awarded “Entrepreneurial Spirit Awards.” Grinspoon’s Entrepreneurship Initiative Spirit Awards acknowledge a student's effort to date and encourages them to move forward in pursuit of their entrepreneurial work. Before the award banquet, winners of ...Read More ❯

Topics: berthiaume center, Entrepreneurship, students

Innovation Challenge Finalists: Announcing the Top 7 Ventures on Campus!

March 03, 2017
The Innovation Challenge’s twelfth year will be culminating in April after a year-long series of events where 61 total pitches have been heard and $17,000 has been awarded to ventures thus far. The Berthiaume Center received 25 competitive applications for the Semi-Final, out of which the top 7 teams of entrepreneurs on campus have been selected to compete in the Final. The ...Read More ❯

Topics: berthiaume center, Entrepreneurship, innovation, students, innovation challenge

Student Team to Explore Business Potential of Its “Fake-News” Detector

December 21, 2016
After making a splash with her student team in November at Princeton University’s HackPrinceton hackathon, Nabanita De (seen right), a UMass Amherst master’s student in Computer Science, turned to the Isenberg-based Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship for business advice. Nabanita’s project with three students from two other universities couldn’t have been timelier. In just ...Read More ❯

Topics: berthiaume center, hackumass, Entrepreneurship, innovation, students

Innovation Challenge Awards Seed Funding to Seven UMass Ventures

December 16, 2015
The UMass Innovation Challenge continued on Wednesday, December 2 with the Seed Pitch Competition. The panel of six judges awarded $10,500 in seed funding to ventures that had the most promise for future development. All 12 teams were eligible for some level of funding, with an event cap of $15K. ...Read More ❯

Topics: innovation, students

Student Game Changer Profile: Gina Semensi ‘16

November 23, 2015
Some of us return from trips abroad with photos and a few good stories of our experiences. This week’s Student Game Changer returned from her semester abroad with a readiness to change the world.  ...Read More ❯

Topics: Entrepreneurship, students



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