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GiftAMeal Launches Plan to Feed Hungry During COVID-19 Crisis

GiftAMeal’s Founder and CEO is Andrew Glantz, BU ’17. GiftAMeal is a finalist for the 2020 Global Impact Award and has served as a venture host for the Skandalaris Internship Program. The following is a press release from the organization. 


Nine WashU Student Ventures Set for the Skandalaris Venture Competition Finals

The Skandalaris Venture Competition has selected nine student-led startups to compete for $22,500 in awards. In SVC, these ventures are working with expert mentors as they prepare to commercialize their ideas, launch, and pitch to investors. On April 15, 2020,


Rethinking how to communicate science

Long before completing my biomedical PhD, I knew I wanted a career where I could see the scientific progress in the lab be reflected in the real world, particularly with regards to improved human health. Now, funded through the TL1


From the Elevator to the Judges Panel: Tips to help you deliver your perfect pitch anywhere

Monday, February 17, 2020, Skandalaris Center Investor In-Residence and Principal at Cultivation Capital, Elise Miller Hoffman, led a Pitch Practice workshop to help WashU students develop their pitches for Olin’s Big IdeaBounce. Attendees arrived ready to hear tips and tricks


Legal Considerations for Early-Stage Ventures

Why form a business entity when you can have it under your own name? On Thursday, February 27, Carson D. Maricle and Scott C. Johnston shared their expertise regarding the legal considerations of forming early-stage ventures. As part of the