Nichole Mercier, managing director, Washington University Office of Technology Management, on the importance of supporting women innovators
It’s no secret that starting a business isn’t easy. Add that to being an undergrad and the mix gets even more difficult. Yet, somehow, student-run businesses seem surprisingly common at WashU.
During the past fiscal year, the Washington University in St. Louis Office of Technology Management (OTM) reported a number of record figures as a result of the innovative technologies developed by university faculty. In fiscal year 2017, which concluded June 30, OTM…
Read on as WashU experts across a range of disciplines offer six tips for entrepreneurs. It’s always the right time “The right time to start a business is the issue that almost always comes up when counseling students. Practically speaking, timing is…
WashU’s OTM is changing its mission, work and customer base.
Dedric Carter, associate provost and vice chancellor for operations and technology transfer, offers six tips for getting the most out of the WashU innovation and entrepreneurship community.
It’s common for entrepreneurial stories to shortchange compassion. WashU alum Suren Dutia recounts a time when a mentor’s compassion initiated his turning point.
If you want to help St. Louis or Pittsburgh be the Silicon Valley of their region or field, the best way to do it is to pick a startup and make it hugely successful.
An active member of the St. Louis community, Blake Marggraff advises technology and biotechnology startups, working with founders of all ages and backgrounds to identify and optimize products and pitches.