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PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #2 from Kwaku Akoi ’14 of JooMah

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards annual seed grants to fund the launch or early stage growth of a Wesleyan-connected social enterprise, project, program, or venture. Each grant recipient reports back with blog posts and photos. Here’s the second report from JooMah, one of the three 2014 winners. You can visit the JooMah website here and read Kwaku’s…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: A Report from Kwaku Akoi ’14, CEO of JooMah

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards annual seed grants to fund the launch or early stage growth of a Wesleyan-connected social enterprise, project, program, or venture. Each grant recipient reports back with blog posts and photos. Here’s the first report from JooMah, one of the three 2014 winners, written by CEO Kwaku Akoi ’14. You can read about…

Spring Alumni Startup Showcase: Interhartford, Minds on Fire, Girls Who Code, Project Uplift, and JooMah (5/4)

ALUMNI STARTUP SHOWCASE Sunday, May 4 4:00p-6:00p Olson Commons Facebook Event RSVP Here Hear from a group of extraordinary Wes grads who founded or run their own ventures. This Startup Showcase will include stories about startup life, an incredible opportunity to mingle with inspiring young entrepreneurs, refreshing conversation, and hearty snacks. FEATURING: ART FELTMAN ‘…

2017 PCSE Seed Grant Finalists Announced (public pitches and interviews 2/24 11AM-1PM)

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2017 PCSE Seed Grants. These $5,000 awards are intended to fund the launch or early stage growth of a Wesleyan-connected social enterprise, project, program, or venture. Past grantees used this seed funding to innovate tourism in Thailand, build an online employment platform…

2016 PCSE Seed Grant Finalists Announced (public pitches 2/26 at noon)

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 PCSE Seed Grant Competition. These $5,000 awards are intended to fund the launch or early stage growth of a Wesleyan-connected social enterprise, project, program, or venture. Past grantees used this seed funding to build an online employment platform in Africa,…

$10k Davis Projects for Peace and $5k PCSE Seed Grant (info sessions 12/15-12/17, applications due 1/24)

Are you a Wesleyan student? Do you care about social justice, human rights, environmental sustainability, education, healthcare, international development, poverty alleviation, or another local or global problem? If so, you should consider applying for a Davis Projects for Peace grant or a Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship Seed Grant. What kinds of projects are eligible? The Davis grant…

I Changed My Mind About Entrepreneurship

As director of Wesleyan’s Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship, I work to support students who want to tackle the world’s pressing problems with innovative, disruptive, system-changing, scalable, sustainable solutions. In other words: to support entrepreneurs. Well, I have a confession. For a long time, I believed that most mission-driven students should not, in fact, innovate…

1 Year Out: Oladoyin Oladapo

1 Year Out is an interview series highlighting alumni from the class of 2014 who are engaged in public service, entrepreneurship, or nonprofit work in any capacity- through their employment, a volunteer position, or on the side.  How are you involved in public service, entrepreneurship, or nonprofit work? I am an entrepreneur working on a co-founded startup and…