Steering Toward Entrepreneurship

Steering Toward Entrepreneurship

Monique Fuchs is a go-getter, the type of determined leader befitting the entrepreneurial spirit of Accelerate, Wentworth Innovation + Entrepreneurship Center, which she heads. Described as “Wentworth Unplugged,” Accelerate was launched in May 2012 to provide added thought partnerships, interdisciplinary engagement, and out-of-the-box ideas among students,...

Start Me Up

Start Me Up

IT’S NEARING 5:00 P.M. ON JULY 28, and a steady stream of students begins to file into the Evans Way /Tudbury Auditorium. They settle into groups, huddled around laptops, delivering presentations to the walls. The room is anxious. Tonight is important. As part of Wentworth’s inaugural Accelerate program, a new student-business startup competition,...