SiNode Systems, a tech startup composed of students from the Kellogg School of Management, McCormick School of Engineering and Northwestern University, was developed in a NUvention class, and received national attention this year after winning both the Rice Business Plan Competition, as well as the U.S. Department of Energy's National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition. Their winning idea focuses on new technology for lithium-ion batteries, which will extend battery life. Read the Bloomberg Businessweek story on this outstanding team.
Kellogg 2013 MBA candidates Adrienne Nolan and Mattocks Swenson were given Entrepreneur Survival Kits by Linda Darragh, Executive Director of KIEI, as a thank you for their help with KIEI-related activities and events, as KIEI celebrated the success of its first full year. The Entrepreneurship and Innovation program, including both curriculum and engagement opportunities, provides many different opportunities for students wishing to start their own ventures.