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Sirisha Karra

Management major selected to speak at Walker College Commencement ceremony May 16, 2020

Sirisha Karra, from Cary, North Carolina, was selected as the Spring 2020 student speaker for the Walker College of Business Commencement...

Centers - Center for Entrepreneurship, Dept - MGT, Students
Appalachian alumni Bradley Rhyne ’07 and Filipe Ho ’07 to open new retail space next month

Charlotte based menswear brand Ole Mason Jar announces new location in Southend's Design Center of the Carolinas Jan 22, 2020

Men's clothing company OLE MASON JAR, founded in Charlotte in 2013 by two graduates of Appalachian State University (Bradley Rhyne and Filipe Ho), is expanding to the Design Center of the...

Centers - Center for Entrepreneurship, Alumni, Dept - FIN
Students earn prize money to develop business at App State's shark-tank-style pitch competition

Students earn prize money to develop business at App State's shark-tank-style pitch competition Nov 18, 2019

Feeding backyard birds is a favorite activity amongst birdwatchers and backyard bird enthusiasts.

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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...

Front Page, Centers - Center for Entrepreneurship, MBA, Alumni
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...

Centers - Center for Entrepreneurship
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...

Events, Centers - Center for Entrepreneurship, Front Page
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...

Centers - Center for Entrepreneurship, Centers - BB&T Student Leadership Center, Events
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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Centers - Center for Entrepreneurship, Dept - MKT