Centers - Center for Entrepreneurship

Appalachian Alumnus and Blowing Rock Chamber Member Zak Ammar

Walker College alumnus and entrepreneur featured in recognition of National Entrepreneurship Week
Feb 23, 2017

In honor of National Entrepreneurship Week, Walker College MBA alumnus Zak Ammar '16 is featured in "entrepreneur spotlight" on the Blowing Rock ...

Beans 2 Brew, Peacock Hall, Appalachian State University Walker College of Business

Beans 2 Brew, a student-run, cross-disciplinary collaboration in Peacock Hall
Dec 19, 2016

Founded in 2014 by the college's Association of Student Entrepreneurs (ASE), the Beans 2 Brew (B2B) coffee shop in Peacock Hall has quickly become a f...

Mapquest Co-Founder Chris Heivly delivered the keynote address to 350 during annual Carole McLeod Entrepreneur Summit

Mapquest Co-Founder Chris Heivly delivered the keynote address to 350 during annual Carole McLeod Entrepreneur Summit
Nov 28, 2016

Mapquest co-founder Chris Heivly spoke to a crowd of 350 students and community members during the 13th annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit...

2016 Boone Discovery Forum

Students aim to make Boone a better place, earn a trip to leadership symposium
Nov 14, 2016

Three teams of Appalachian State University students were selected during the October 25 Boone Discovery Forum to attend a Leadership Symposium in Ral...

MapQuest founder to deliver keynote address at entrepreneur summit on Nov. 11

MapQuest founder to deliver keynote address at entrepreneur summit on Nov. 11
Nov 1, 2016

Chris Heivly, the co-founder of MapQuest, will deliver the keynote address during the 12th annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit on Nov. 11 a...

Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship and alumna entrepreneur featured in WNC Magazine

Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship and alumna entrepreneur featured in WNC Magazine
Sep 8, 2016

Bailey Williams, an Appalachian State University alumna and entrepreneur who utilized the Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship during he...

Alumnus business helps others access outdoor activities

Alumnus business helps others access outdoor activities
Aug 25, 2016

According to a recent article from the Asheville Citizen-Times, Ryan Lansche '12 operates GEARU to help other people access the outdoor activitie...

People to know in Western NC Entrepreneurship

People to know in Western NC Entrepreneurship
Aug 24, 2016

According to a recent article from ExitEvent.com entitled Six People to Know in Western NC University Entrepreneurship, "local universi...

Student-owned business Adrenture helps make outdoor adventure possible for all

Student-owned business Adrenture helps make outdoor adventure possible for all
Aug 11, 2016

Senior marketing major Noah Koch founded Adrenture, a peer-to-peer rental company specializing in outdoor gear, while an undergraduate in the Wal...

Alumnus establishes unique venture fund to help students launch businesses

Alumnus establishes unique venture fund to help students launch businesses
Jul 25, 2016

Appalachian State University received a gift from Walker College of Business alumnus and entrepreneur Steve Norwood ‘80 to seed a venture fund that ...