Elias Majid took his love of tea and turned it into an up-and-coming business.
Barber shops are known for cutting hair, not breaking down barriers but the Social Club Grooming Company on Wayne State University's campus is succeeding at both.
Wayne State Student Launches America-style Tea Company: Eli Tea
Ashur Collective launched Detroit-themed graphic novel
Finance-savvy Wayne State Alumnus Help Start-ups Avoiid Early Demise
BLP's Art Of Business Teaches Artists To Be Business People Too.
Brian Royster, owner & CEO of AskSupportNow, talks to Model D about how his team is offering a unique and competitve computer service to the Metro area AND how the BLP Warrior Fund will help them "scale up".
When Kelly Guillory, Wayen State student & entrepreneur, is not studying for her BFA, she sells acrylic and oil paintings. Her latest work was on display at the Dirty Show this past February, with a solo show at Bottom Line Coffee House. Click above for details.
If you are part of an early-stage technology company, the government’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs can be an important source of funding for your project. Click above for details.
The men and women of the WSU fencing team spend a lot of time getting jabbed with blades, so it’s not surprising they want great protective gear. The fencers recently decided to raise money for new equipment, and for help they turned to the university’s student-centered venture resource: Blackstone LaunchPad.
A business plan by Wayne State University College of Engineering students Tom Kim and Joe Zakar is gaining momentum for its focus on providing sustainable lighting solutions and developing greener, brighter and more efficient LEDs. Kim and Zakar’s plan took fourth place in the Michigan Clean Energy Venture Challenge at the University of Michigan earlier this month.
Wayne State’s Blackstone LaunchPad is giving away $35,000 to student entrepreneurs who can prove they have the mettle to make it big.
Larry Gardner, CEO and founder of financial consulting firm, Larry Garder and Associates, gave the BLP audience "the butal truths" on obtaining funds for their start-ups.
Youghourta Benali, who returned to Algeria at the middle of December, spent the Fall 2012 semester at Wayne State as one of three recipients of the NAPEO TechTown Incubation Prize, an award of the North Africa Partnership for Economic Opportunity
Representatives of nearly a dozen Detroit-area lending organizations came to Wayne State’s campus recently to advise student entrepreneurs on funding strategies to get their start-ups up and running.
WSU finance student and entrepreneur, Patrick Bresnahan, spent the holiday break networking in the Big Apple to position himself for a future career with one of the nation’s top investment banks.
Blackstone LaunchPad hosts Second annual Get Launched event on campus, features Detroit's movers, shakers...
Wayne State students recently described how they are using business practices to tackle societal problems at a university forum on “social entrepreneurship,”...
FUN STUFF, a small, eclectic boutique that sells affordable jewelry, art, locally-made treats and more, was started, funilly enough, on a lark Up North….
Entrepreneurship was the furthest career path from Nilesh Joshi's mind when he was a master's degree student in chemistry at Wayne State University...