Our Why Innovation and Inspiration
SIU Author, Robert Rickman seeks community input for new novel.
Have you ever felt like your life is a mess?Peter Federson’s life was littered with divorces, lost jobs, and failure in college. This led to a miserable tour of Vietnam, and a checkered life in the 21st century. One day Pete realized that it was his own doing. ”Pleasant memories are not enough; one must […]
HOW ONE DETERMINED SIU STUDENT WON $750 TO ADVANCE HIS INNOVATIVE APP IDEA
For the 2020 National Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s Pitch competition, Dannaka White, a senior studying Electrical Engineering, prepared an entire business proposal and pitch for his innovative idea, Dink, to be presented on a national (virtual) stage. Despite more than 300 qualified applicants from 151 campuses across the country, White landed in the top 20! So […]
Curt Jones – Dippin’ Dots Inventor’s New Start-Up!
Curt Jones is the founder of Dippin’ Dots… Founder of 40 Below Joe, and a member here at the Incubator. In this interview, he sits down to share his story… How did he come up with the idea? What did it take to turn Dippin’ Dots into a nationally recognized brand? What advice would he […]
Saluki Innovation #1: Raymund Narag
Our first guest’s name is Raymund Narag. Raymund has a remarkable story and is just a truly remarkable individual. I feel honored to learn from him. Raymund spent seven years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. All the while, never losing his faith, he continued to be proactive about his situation. He started […]