Washington University in St. Louis

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...

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...

Meet & Eat Chuck Cohn

Chuck Cohn (BSBA ’08) shared the full Varsity Tutors story

By Lauren Alley Psychological and Brain Sciences 2020 on October 26, 2018 in Uncategorized

On October 24th 2018, we hosted a Meet & Eat at which Chuck Cohn (Finance and Entrepreneurship ’08) shared all about his experience of starting his company, Varsity Tutors, whilst pursuing his undergraduate degree at Washington University. Chuck Cohn is the founder and CEO of Varsity Tu...

IdeaBounce®

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...

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Announcing the Boeing Challenge

By Jessica Stanko on August 10, 2015 in Faculty entrepreneurs, Student entrepreneurs

When does an ENGINEERING MAJOR need an ENGLISH MAJOR who needs a FINE ART MAJOR who needs a BUSINESS MAJOR who needs an ENGINEERING MAJOR? NOW.* Boeing PhantomWorks Ventures has partnered with the Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship to bring Wash U students a ...

Gearing Up for Olin Cup

By skandalarisctr on January 13, 2015 in Business Plan Competitions / No Comments

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 is an important day. It is the day the Olin Cup finalists will present their ideas to an esteemed panel of judges.  Finalists will have 10 minutes for their presentation which is then followed by 10 minutes of Q&A from the judges.  The finalists are comprised of WU...