Student entrepreneurs

2019 Summer Internship Program Welcome!

By Caitlynn Bohanon, Biology/Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies '22 on May 16, 2019 in Internship, Student entrepreneurs

Each year, the Skandalaris Center partners with local startups to give WashU students a chance to spend a summer interning in the immersive St. Louis startup community. During this paid, 10-week summer program students work at their internship for most of the week, and then each Wednesday afterno...

StEP Spotlights #3: UShuttle

By Caitlynn Bohanon, Biology/Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies '22 on March 8, 2019 in StEP Spotlights, Student entrepreneurs

WashU is full of student entrepreneurs with inspiring stories to tell.   That is why we have started our StEP Spotlights campaign, to highlight the amazing student business owners and their businesses that are thriving here on campus.   Taylor Chen and Elizabeth Waggoner are current jun...

GiftAMeal Selected as a Top 25 Startup of the Year at SXSW

By Andrew Montgomery, Financial Engineering '20 on March 7, 2019 in Alumni entrepreneurs, Business Plan Competitions, Community, Creativity, Featured Startup, social entrepreneurship, ... 1 more

GiftAMeal to compete in Austin against top startups from around the world.   From GiftAMeal’s Blog GiftAMeal has been invited to participate in the 2019 Startup of the Year SXSW Competition. Startup of the Year is powered by Established, a consultancy focused on helping organizations w...

StEP Spotlights #2: Bear Bites

By Caitlynn Bohanon, Biology/Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies '22 on February 27, 2019 in StEP Spotlights, Student entrepreneurs

WashU is full of student entrepreneurs with inspiring stories to tell.   That is why we have started our StEP Spotlights campaign, to highlight the amazing student business owners and their businesses that are thriving here on campus.   Max Harris is a current junior and is the founder ...

StEP Spotlights #1: Bear Discounts

By Caitlynn Bohanon, Biology/Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies '22 on February 21, 2019 in StEP Spotlights, Student entrepreneurs

WashU is full of student entrepreneurs with inspiring stories to tell.   That is why we have started our StEP Spotlights campaign, to highlight the amazing student business owners and their businesses that are thriving here on campus.   Daniel Tanenbaum is a current junior and is the ow...

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...

Some Members of the Regavi Team

WashU Student Startups Succeed in Student Startup Madness

By Jacob Finke, International & Area Studies '20 on January 25, 2019 in Alumni entrepreneurs, Community, Creativity, Featured Startup, Student entrepreneurs

Regavi, a student startup founded at Washington University in St. Louis, has been selected as one of the top 32 startups in the country by Student Startup Madness, a national startup pitch competition affiliated with the South by Southwest Interactive Festival (SXSW).   Regavi, which launche...