- Boston VC Bijan Sabet is Biden’s pick for Czech Republic ambassador. The well-known tech investor has also been a big donor to Democrats. Boston Globe
- Jebbit co-founder Tom Coburn ’13 is on a roll. In 2021, he drove the world’s leading zero-party data platform to record growth. This year, they scored $70 million in strategic growth capital. Yahoo
- What’s in an award-winning elevator pitch? Big ideas and polished presentations. See who took top prizes in the 2021 Start@Shea Elevator Pitch Competition. Carroll School News
- “Resilient and destined to change the world.” That’s how Forbes described the four Carroll School alums named to their “30 Under 30” list last December. Carroll School News
- How does a startup land $3.65 million in seed funding? Learn how a breakthrough idea and perfect timing took Branick Weix ’19 and his co-founders to early-stage success for real estate content platform Aryeo. Crunchbase
- Natalie White ’20 put her best foot forward to ensure women’s basketball gets the support it deserves. She created Moolah Kicks, a performance basketball shoe brand for women. Boston Globe
- The energy reached game show level as 11 teams pitched their startups via YouTube livestream for our annual Start@Shea Accelerator Demo Day. Carroll School News catches all the action. Watch
- Boston College students discuss the impact that the Shea Center for Entrepreneurship has had on their college experience. Watch
- Double the class size, double the course length, and zero geographic boundaries. Discover the undeniable upside to TechTrek going virtual. Carroll School News
- The first freshman to take top prize, two seniors disrupting global streetwear and more from the 2020 Shea Center Elevator Pitch Competition. Carroll School News has the story.
- Forbes names Apple CMO and Schiller Institute namesake Phil Schiller ’82 “The World’s Most Influential CMO” of 2020. Learn why. Carroll School News
- Where does innovation fit in a management curriculum? Dean Andy Boynton takes on this question and more in The Resonance Test, a podcast from Boston-based innovation design firm EPAM Continuum. Carroll School News has the story.
- BC Shea Center Startup Demo Day, live across eight time zones. BC News has the story.
- Give a virtual high-five to Allison and Amy Ferreira, twin sisters, Carroll School of Management 2020 graduates, and newly minted Poets & Quants 2020 Best & Brightest Business Majors. Forbes
- The Shea Center’s virtual “Lunch with an Entrepreneur” series brings new meaning–and an exciting line-up of sought-after speakers–to a desktop near you. Carroll School News
- Watch BC Shea Center Startup Demo Day on YouTube.
- The first Student-Administrator Forum of the year explored the future of STEM at BC and the vision for the Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society. The Heights
- Student-founded startups from all over Boston competed in MIT’s Beantown Throwdown 2019. BC’s OurPet team took home a prize for its ingenious family pet-care app. Learn more
- Better bug spray. Nicer social media. Antidotes to payday loans. Check out the pitches and meet the winners of the fifth annual Shea Center Elevator Pitch Competition. Carroll School News
- Sowing the seeds of tomorrow’s defiant problem-solvers, an alumnus is investing in the directorship of the Shea Center. With a generous gift from Joe ’89 and Chris Popolo, BC parents, Jere Doyle ’87 is now the Popolo Family Executive Director at the Edmund H. Shea Jr. Center for Entrepreneurship. Doyle, who has led the Center for five years, began his term as the newly-named director of the Shea Center on June 1.
- James Reinhart ’01 used vision, timing and the detached perspective of a fashion outsider to reinvent the clothing industry. BC News has the story on the co-founder and CEO of ThredUP.
- What makes Branick Weix ’19 a “senior to remember”? His sheer list of accomplishments, for starters. BC News asks the new alum about the classes, professors and experiences that drove him.
- Jebbit co-founder Duncan Walker ’13 knows what it takes to start and grow a business. Now he’s sharing his hard-earned knowledge as a BC entrepreneur-in-residence. BC News has the story.
- Meet Bill Cummings, entrepreneur, author, philanthropist and billionaire next door. He shared his incredible journey at a recent Corcoran Center event. Carroll School News
- When Reshma Saujani saw the gender gap in tech, she launched Girls Who Code. Less than a decade later, she’s seeing fresh ideas and a solution to the pipeline problem. The Heights
- The School of Social Work and the Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society are out to prove a simple hypothesis: Together, we can solve society’s most complex problems. The Heights
- Turning fishing nets into fashion, dolls into symbols of diversity, dinner into the ultimate campus perk. An update on Accelerate@Shea Demo Day. Carroll School News.
- How a tiny market research service launched at BC got the attention of Airbnb, Venmo, and the world’s largest student-run company. Carroll School News.
- Beetle-inspired startup raises $8M from German chemical giants, Boston Business Journal
- This AdTech Startup Makes $5 Million a Year Via Games, Quizzes, and Contests, Inc.com
- Three 2017 alums have launched Darkroom.Tech, an online marketplace where photographers can sell prints on demand and donate proceeds to local charities. Bostinno
- Seven entrepreneurs. Five companies. Four years. How did these BC students do it? Two words: digital technology. BC News has the story.
- New Investment Fund is aimed at Boston College students, grads
- The Heights reports that Exowear’s wearables will track and motivate people undergoing physical therapy.
- BC group aims to stem shortage of women in high tech. BC’s Women Innovators Network (WIN) is working to encourage more women to seek careers at the intersection of technology and business, according to the Heights.
- VC traces career success to BC. Peter Bell ’86 a partner at Highland Capital Partners, told a group of students at a Shea Center Lunch with an Entrepreneur, “Everything I’ve done professionally has tied back to people from BC.”, The Heights
- A BC Startup Lets Parents Track Kids Safety While Taking the School Bus, BostInno
- 'A Promising Start' Coverage of the Forbes Competition, BC News
- MIT Seeks to Drive Innovative Startups with the Engine, The Heights
- Forbes Announces Finalist for its 1 Million Change the World Competitions for Entrepreneurs, Forbes
- 2016 Elevator Pitch Competition, The Heights
- Boston College expands efforts to graduate 'start-up ready' students, VentureFizz
- Shea Center will serve as academic partner for 'Change the World' Competition at Forbes Under 30 Summit, Boston College Chronicle
- Shea Center & Boston College selected as official academic partner for Forbes Under 30 Summit Change-the-World-Competitions, BC News
- Official press release about Shea Center & Boston College's partnership with Forbes for their Under 30 Summit Competitions, Forbes
- Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit to award $1M to young entrepreneurs, Boston Globe
- Ashton Kutcher and Forbes partner with Boston College to host startup competitions in Boston this Fall, Boston Business Journal
- Forbes to host startup pitch competitions with prize amounts up to $1M, BostInno
- Learn about each of the winners from this year's Shea Venture Competition, BC News
- Read about the 2016 Shea Venture Competition Winners, Boston College Chronicle
- Shea Center's Jere Doyle & Kelsey Kinton recieve the Momentum Award, The Heights
- MOcean Makes Waves, BC student team to participate in Atlantic Coast Conference’s inaugural ACC InVenture Prize competition
- Brian Harrington '89, former Zipcar EVP & CMO, joins Shea Center as first entrepreneur-in-residence, Boston College Chronicle
- Igniting Innovation: Learn about the namesake and inspiration behind the Shea Center in Light the World.
- Innovating The Student Body: Entrepreneurship in the Morrissey College, The Heights
- The Shea Center partnered with Rough Draft Ventures to set up office hours with BC grad and CEO of Jebbit. Read about the three insights he shared about being a student entrepreneur.
- The Heights reported on Meet @ Shea event calling it "The Next Wave of Disruption in Business Education at Boston College".
- The Heights cover the keynote address by Phil Schiller during the Shea Center Dedication and Inaugural Symposium.
- Shea Center Dedication and Inaugural Symposium Spotlights Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Boston College Chronicle
- BostInno covers the Boston College 2015 Elevator Pitch Competition.
- BC-educated designer Alex Truesdell is a 2015 MacArthur “genius,” winning the award for her work with adaptive toys and furniture for disabled children.
- A clutch of Eagles—Tom Coburn of Jebbit, Chase McAleese of Pretty Instant, and Riley Soward of Campus Insights—have been named players in the Boston startup scene by BostInno.
- LA Times reported on BC alumna, Molly McAleer ’06, selling her startup to Time, Inc.
- Boston College Chronicle discusses the launch of the new entrepreneurship center and what it means for the University.