Posts tagged with: "StartUP FIU"

Luisana Zambrano pitched her business, which would help immigrants grow their own business, to judges at the GOJA-iChange FIU Social Innovation Challenge on March 27, 2019.

iChange FIU: Sunflowers to empower immigrants

After seeing her friends and family struggle to find work as immigrants, Luisana Zambrano, a senior studying international relations from […]

Kennedy Villard pitches his business to judges at the third annual GOJA-iChange FIU Social Innovation Challenge on March 27, 2019.

iChange FIU: Student turns parking struggle into $1,000

When Kennedy Villard brought his first car to school in 2017, he was shocked by the parking pandemonium he endured […]

Cristina Caus pitches disposable bamboo cutlery to judges at GOJA-iChange FIU Social Innovation Challenge on March 27.

iChange FIU: Sustainable practices for sustainable businesses

FIU News caught up with students who pitched their projects at the GOJA-iChange FIU Social Innovation Challenge on March 27. […]

Arquimides (Arqui) Perez-Leyva (left), Yashaswi (Yashi) Tapadia (middle) and Katie Friescen (right pitch "Vikaasha" to judges at the GOJA-iChange FIU Social Innovation Challenge on March 2017, 2019.

iChange FIU: Bettering the lives of farmers in India through its youth

Growing up in India, Yashaswi (Yashi) Tapadia, a sophomore studying economics, saw farmers struggle — working more than 80 hours […]

Students pitched business plans to judges at the third annual GOJA-iChange FIU Social Innovation Challenge on March 27, 2019.

iChange FIU: Students hope to change the world through passion projects

Business professionals have called Miami an ocean of opportunity for entrepreneurs, and Florida International University students have shown they are […]

Students create water purification startup

Students create water purification startup

How do you get your water? You probably have a water fountain nearby and the tap at home or even […]

FIU earns national designation as “Innovation and Economic Prosperity University”

FIU earns national designation as “Innovation and Economic Prosperity University”

FIU has earned national designation as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity (IEP) University by the Association of Public and Land-grant […]

Test drive your idea at StartUP FIU’s Proof of Concept Studio

Test drive your idea at StartUP FIU’s Proof of Concept Studio

The new StartUP FIU Proof of Concept Studio is helping entrepreneurs save time and money by test driving their ideas […]

StartUP FIU’s The Rumcake Factory lands Whole Foods gig

StartUP FIU’s The Rumcake Factory lands Whole Foods gig

Cayenne pepper, garlic, thyme and lots of lemon. These are the signature flavors of Creole Louisiana cuisine. Elena and Larry […]

Florida brain gain: FIU is ensuring that Sunshine State employers find the talent they need in new graduates

Florida brain gain: FIU is ensuring that Sunshine State employers find the talent they need in new graduates

Brian Castillo is the kind of young professional Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to see more of. With a BS […]

FIU a major presence at eMerge Americas

FIU a major presence at eMerge Americas

FIU came on like gangbusters this week at eMerge Americas, the international tech conference that annually gathers thousands of movers […]

Cocaine, robots at FIU’s eMerge pavilion

Cocaine, robots at FIU’s eMerge pavilion

FIU is returning to the eMerge Americas conference to participate in innovative panel discussions and highlight the latest advances out […]

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Whole Foods to donate percentage of sales to StartUP FIU FOOD

Whole Foods to donate percentage of sales to StartUP FIU FOOD

  Whole Foods Market Miami locations and FIU will team up to support food entrepreneurs in South Florida by donating […]

Be there as FIU social entrepreneurs enter “shark tank” Dec. 8

Be there as FIU social entrepreneurs enter “shark tank” Dec. 8

Doing good can also mean doing well. That oft-heard refrain is one that StartUP FIU has taken seriously. The business-development […]

Students learn to think like problem solvers

Students learn to think like problem solvers

By Dominque Rose Ingraham When my professor announced that all first-year Honors College students were required to attend a “design […]