Jul. 6, 2018—The seven-week program can be arduous, but teams save much time later by avoiding missteps thanks to their extensive research and the mentoring they receive.
Jun. 14, 2018—Jeremy and Jason Burchard—whose startup, RootNote, invests in promising musicians so talented artists can become their own companies and brands—are music entrepreneurship advisers at the Wond'ry.
Venture capitalist Bruce Evans shares entrepreneurial fundraising advice at Engineering’s Chambers Lecture
Mar. 1, 2018—School of Engineering alumnus Bruce Evans discussed his journey from Vanderbilt to the venture capital industry and offered some fundraising advice during the Spring 2018 Chambers Lecture.
Dec. 8, 2017—Eighteen journalists from Afghanistan to Vietnam visited the Wond'ry Dec. 7 to learn how it, and programs campus-wide, help women entrepreneurs.
Nov. 2, 2017—Sinead Miller was headed for the Olympic games. Now, thanks to a Department of Defense grant to find new sepsis treatments, the Vanderbilt Ph.D. has developed a device that cleans the blood.
Sep. 1, 2017—The I-Corps site grant will support programs to match students and faculty with teams of experienced professionals who can teach, guide and mentor them as they pursue startup endeavors. Participating teams receive grants to help them interact with potential customers and explore the commercial potential of devices they’ve designed.
Mar. 17, 2017—Ph.D.-turned-entrepreneur Jerry Wilmink — founder and CEO of WiseWear Corp., a digital health company that develops wearable technology products for fitness and medical applications — will deliver the School of Engineering's Chambers Family Entrepreneurship Lecture on April 4.
Feb. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt University’s innovation center, the Wond’ry, has received a $30,000 grant from VentureWell for one of its flagship entrepreneur education programs.
Sep. 28, 2016—Think you’ve got an idea that could become the next Facebook or Google, but you’re not sure how to get it off the ground? Turning ideas into action is the aim of a new, seven-week Pre-Flight course, developed by the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, and offered in partnership with Vanderbilt’s Center for Technology Transfer & Commercialization (CTTC) and the Wond’ry.
Sep. 7, 2016—Alumni Jack Long Jr. and Carolyn Adams Long commit $1.5 million for programming aimed at helping students launch new companies.
Apr. 24, 2014—Vanderbilt’s entrepreneurial community will have greater access to Jumpstart Foundry’s proven program for education, mentorship and networking through a new collaboration.