Monthly Archives: October 2016

Tools and Tech: Students Engaged To Learn More

toolstech1On Thursday night, Lynne Riquelme, Head of Customer Success at Shoobx, Inc. presented to a room full of Wentworth students, faculty and Accelerate teams. In addition, Accelerate’s own Adam Zapotok (Co-Founder, BARS) simultaneously doodled the event for a visual representation. Continue Reading

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The Rapid Rise of Pillar Technologies

The past four months for Pillar Technologies have been nothing short of exciting. The former Accelerate team took part in several high profile programs and became the first team to secure outside capital. Their first wave of seed funding came Continue Reading

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Mentors Impressed With Hot Seat Teams

MentorsAt Accelerate’s Hot Seat event on October 19th, student teams had the opportunity to pitch and present the ideas they spent countless hours on in an informal question and answer session as part of the Startup Challenge. These strong preliminary Continue Reading

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Inside Look: Moonwalks

According to the Virtual Reality Society, VR is “the term used to describe a three-dimensional, computer generated environment which can be explored and interacted with by a person.” Far more interactive than a traditional video game, VR seeks to Continue Reading

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Catching up with Accelerate’s Beantown Throwdown Team

“Arrowood”- Catching up with Accelerate’s Beantown Throwdown Team

Earlier this month, during Boston Hubweek’s Beantown Throwdown, a dozen start-up teams from local universities pitched their ideas, with their eyes on claiming their share of $25,000 in prizes. The Wentworth team, … Continue Reading

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Design for Manufacturing with Dragon Innovation

On Wednesday, Anna Thornton, the Director of Quality and Engineering for Dragon Innovation, presented to a full house on the ins and outs of the manufacturing process. Students got a first hand look at all the details that go into Continue Reading

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For Some, Accelerate Can Change The Future

What if I told you, your college path didn’t have to be a linear progression? What if I told you, you have the ability to go out and create something on your own? What if I told you, the conventional Continue Reading

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Arrowood Represents at the Throwdown

CtesvOjWIAEHLhgIn September, Accelerate teams participated in some exciting events throughout Boston during HUBweek. One of those events was the Beantown Throwdown. This is an annual pitch competition between 12 Boston area colleges where each institute sends a startup to represent … Continue Reading

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