Why Your Startup Should Consider Going Rural

Matt Dunne, founder of The Center on Rural Innovation, believes that entrepreneurs and rural towns can be a perfect match. In the past two years, Americans have flowed out of cities, living, working and learning remotely in the more rural parts of the country. Matt Dunne, founder and executive director of the Center on Rural…

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The Basics of Startup Accounting

Whether you want to grow a company or invest in one, understanding financial statements is instrumental. Professor Thomas Porter gathered with students to discuss the basics of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles that all entrepreneurs and investors need to know. Thomas Porter, visiting professor of business administration at Tuck School of Business, spoke with students last…

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Dartmouth Hosts VCIC Regional Competition

Founders, VCs and future investors gathered over the weekend for the Northeast Regional Venture Capital Investment Competition. Six teams of students gathered virtually on Saturday to participate in the Northeast Regional Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC) competition, hosted by Dartmouth. The event was organized by the Magnuson Center and the Tuck School of Business.  The…

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Expanding Entrepreneurial Internship Opportunities

Samantha Wang D’25 spent winter break working toward more equitable sunblock options for people of color, in an internship that was made possible through Magnuson Center support. When Samantha Wang heard about a startup at MIT working to make better sunscreen products for people of color, she immediately understood the need.  “The sunscreen that we…

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Dartmouth Founders Gift Shop Opens

The Dartmouth Founders Gift Shop will promote products launched by Dartmouth entrepreneurs, with unique discounts for the Dartmouth community. The Magnuson Center for Entrepreneurship is helping make holiday shopping easier, by launching the Dartmouth Founders Gift Shop. The shop features businesses and products launched by Dartmouth students and alumni. Although it is up in time…

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12 Student Startups Compete At The Pitch

Twelve student-run startups competed for funding and guidance at The Pitch, an event sponsored by the Magnuson Center for Entrepreneurship and DALI Lab. Twelve teams of student founders entered The Pitch competition recently with unique ideas about how to change the world. From a platform to make politics on social media less toxic, to an…

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Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp With Professor Andrew Samwick

Economics Professor Andrew Samwick has dedicated his career to studying social entrepreneurship. On Sunday, he’ll participate in a DartUP workshop focused on social innovation. Andrew Samwick believes that entrepreneurial endeavors don’t need to choose between commercial viability and making a positive impact.  “The lesson of social entrepreneurship is that it is possible to generate benefits…

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Are You Ready For No Social Media November?

No Social Media November (NoSo November) challenges students to cut out or vastly reduce their social media use for the month. The Magnuson Center spoke to founder Madeline Freeman about why that’s important. Maddie Freeman has a challenge for you: Give up social media for the month. Before you write her off, think about it,…

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