Student News

FSU students win statewide ‘Hackathon’ designed to modernize municipal services for citizens

Florida State University engineering students Tucker Russ and Maxwell Brecher are really on a roll with their innovative business Safebriight. They won their second business competition this year — and another grand prize of $10,000 — at the MuniMod Hackathon hosted by the Florida League of Cities and business incubator Domi Station in Orlando last […]

FSU STUDENT ENTREPRENEUR OPENS FITNESS STUDIO

Drip Drop Fitness employs students and local community members The Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship announces the opening of Drip Drop Fitness, a student owned fitness studio disguising workouts through dance, music, and an energetic atmosphere. Summer Calenberg, FSU graduate and current MBA candidate, was on a mission to find an affordable, fun place to […]

FSU STUDENT BUSINESS ACQUIRED BY LARGE CORPORATION

Entrepreneurship Majors Sell Business Formed in Creating New Ventures Class   When Megan Cerchiai and Paula Poveda sat down for the first time in a Florida State University class, they were complete strangers. They never imagined that in two years’ time they would be starting up and selling a business together, all before graduating from […]

Young entrepreneur shapes start-up in Sarasota, with lasers

As a boy, Nick O’Donnell built LEGO men, like a lot of kids. Then he tried to turn those blocky figures into well-rounded characters. “It was always very story-oriented,” he says. “My guys always went on adventures, especially space stuff.” In the drama program at Lakewood Ranch High School, O’Donnell produced swashbuckling plays.

FSU student’s startup business wins Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Award

Florida State University student Nick Telford has won a $1,000 award from the Tallahassee Chamber Entrepreneurial Forum to support his startup business, Fly Mouthwash. Telford, the co-founder of Fly Mouthwash, is one of the 11 startup business teams involved in Domi Station’s “Get Started” program. The Chamber selected three teams to participate in the forum.

Business graduate receives Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award

A Florida State University graduate has been recognized for starting an innovative business that utilizes “parametric design” to produce unique woo A Florida State University graduate has been recognized for starting an innovative business that utilizes “parametric design” to produce unique wooden products. Today, Gov. Rick Scott presented the Governor’s Young Entrepreneur Award to Nick […]