You’re Never Too Young to Make a Difference

By Sydney Everett on June 25, 2019 in Community, Featured Startup, IdeaBounce

Skandalaris Center alum Simone Bernstein (Resident Psychiatry) recently stopped by to share her story and the impact the Center had on her success in the early stages of her organization. When she was seventeen Simone founded St. Louis as a resource for area youth who wanted to volu...

IdeaBounce® Brings St. Louis Entrepreneurs Together

By Jacob Finke, International & Area Studies '20 on April 11, 2019 in IdeaBounce

Entrepreneurs and innovators shared their venture ideas, exchanged advice, and networked with other attendees. Eight innovators from around St. Louis pitched their start-up ideas and asked for advice from the audience at the Skandalaris Center’s IdeaBounce® event on April 3. Ideas varied ac...

New Ideas Breed New Connections

By Sabrina Sayed, International & Area Studies '21 on January 31, 2019 in Community, Creativity, Faculty entrepreneurs, IdeaBounce, Skandalaris Center Announcements, Student entrepreneurs, ... 1 more

On Tuesday, January 29, 2019, university students and St. Louis locals took turns pitching their ideas at IdeaBounce®. Some were asked  questions about their ideas, receiving feedback from audience members on how they can improve and expand their ideas. In some cases, those who didn’t pitch...


IdeaBounce® offered a chance to share ideas and make connections

By Lauren Alley Psychological and Brain Sciences 2020 on October 24, 2018 in Community, Creativity, IdeaBounce, Skandalaris Center Announcements

  On October 10th 2018, innovators and entrepreneurs from the WashU and St. Louis communities shared their business ideas with each other at our IdeaBounce® pitch event. IdeaBounce® is both an online platform and event for sharing ideas and making connections. It is an opportunity to share i...

Youngest pitcher at an IdeaBounce®

Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Spanning Generations

By skandalarisctr on March 12, 2015 in IdeaBounce / No Comments

Last Friday I tweeted a link to a story featuring 91-year-old Barbara Beskind who landed her dream job as an inventor and innovator just two years ago, at the ripe old age of 89. Clearly proving you’re never too old to begin doing what you love. That very same day the Skandalaris Center hos...