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“Fostering Student Entrepreneurship” with Matthew Joseph

Matthew Joseph Written by Shoemaker Scholar Abigail Wirtz Matthew Joseph is a junior and Entrepreneurship. Additionally he has a minor in corporate innovation, certificate in business as well as a psychology major. Matthew tries to not put himself in a box on what college should look like which allows him to use entrepreneurship as a part of earning his degree. Understanding the psychology behind consumer decisions is a skill that has plenty of applications in

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“Augmenting Social Media” with Eli Serrano

Eli Serrano Written by Shoemaker Scholar Brady Anderson Eli Serrano is a freshmen majoring in Entrepreneurship at Indiana University. His business is called Aura an innovative take on social media which uses augmented reality (AR) to encourage people to explore. He has a long history of entrepreneurship and is very excited about how AR could change social media. What is your story? I am a young Puerto Rican entrepreneur and I have lived all around

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“Giving a platform to Black Creatives” with the Founders of Artis, Sharod Holmes and Nick Telman

Sharod Holmes (left) ; Nick Telman (right)  Written by Shoemaker Scholar Brady Anderson   Year and Major: Sharod is a recent graduate who graduated last year with majors in Marketing and Sales. Nick is a senior majoring in Marketing.    What is your startup’s story?  Artis started back in 2020 in May. We’ve been working on this project for black creatives to create an inclusive space for black creatives. We’ve been doing a lot to

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“Spreading the Wealth” with the Founder of UndercoverVC, Wade Fletcher.

Written by Shoemaker Scholar Davis Joseph 2020-2021   Year and Major Wade Fletcher is a sophomore double majoring in Computer Science and Finance.    What’s your favorite food and why? Grits, I’m Southern so it’s pretty self-explanatory.     Tell me about yourself. I’ve been around entrepreneurship and venture capital for most of my life. It’s weird to say, but frankly, I think I’m built for it haha. Like most seven year old’s, I started a

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Meetin Gallery

Hasha Drabek and Hannah Jiao are co-founders of Meetin Gallery, an AI integrated application and database for the museum industry that identifies and encourages dialogue

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Ben Frische: Bootlegs

Name: Ben Frische Year/major:  Junior, Business Management, Was previously on a pre-dental track Product/service/etc: I’m currently running my clothing brand, Bootlegs, as well as a

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My name is Zack, I’m working on Deemo Games ( I’m trying to fill 2 roles that are really needed. Content Manager/Marketer – Looking for an outgoing,

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Who is Movley? Movley is an IU startup lead by Sajag Agarwal: Movley is a rapidly growing startup helping e-commerce brands and Amazon sellers

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