Through innovative partnerships, programs, and research, the Lehigh@NasdaqCenter inspires new ideas and insights into the world of entrepreneurial education and practice.
To learn more about our work, check out a selection of articles featuring the Lehigh@NasdaqCenter partnership and programs and learn more about the leading-edge ideas of the Entrepreneurship and Future of Education Think Tank.
News and Publications
Establishing and maintaining your own venture is nothing if not personal. Lehigh@NasdaqCenter researcher Dr. Willy Das reveals six ways entrepreneurs can be more emotionally intelligent in FastCompany, as discovered in her research with Lehigh University College of Business Professor Andreea Kiss.
Co-founding a business is about more than creating a profitable venture. Based on key findings in her research and learnings from Lehigh@NasdaqCenter, postdoctoral researcher Dr. Willy Das shares the top five mistakes to avoid when choosing co-founders, as featured in a FastCompany article.
The challenges for industry engagement and corporate relations professionals just keep getting tougher, more complex, and more critical to their universities. Lehigh@NasdaqCenter Managing Director Samantha Dewalt details as part of Tech Transfer Central's how-to publication the mutual success that Lehigh University and the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center found through their mission-based partnership.
Celebrating 5 years since the start of Lehigh@NasdaqCenter, Startup Academy and Global Entrepreneurial Fellow student cohorts rang the Nasdaq Opening Bell in Times Square on July 26, 2022.
In this interview, Forbes columnist and Lehigh adjunct faculty member, Samantha Walravens, leads a conversation with Kelly Steckelberg, CFO of Zoom Video Communications. Steckelberg explains what it’s been like to lead a multibillion dollar company through a pandemic, what Zoom is doing to support its employees, and the future of Zoom in a post-Covid world.
Excerpted from Lehigh@NasdaqCenter’s Women in Technology and Innovation course, Forbes columnist and Lehigh adjunct faculty member Samantha Walravens chats with Salesforce President & CFO Amy Weaver. Here, they discuss why Weaver chooses to lead with kindness and how we can leverage the post-Covid world to empower women and other underrepresented groups in technology.
After attending the Entrepreneurship & Future of Education Think Tank convening at the Lehigh@NasdaqCenter, Gary A. Bolles, the Chair for the Future of Work with Singularity University, writes an EdSurge op-ed that examines the provocative question of what it would look like to redesign a college from scratch.
In the IIENetworker magazine, Lehigh University administrators Cheryl Matherly, Ed.D., Vice President and Vice Provost for International Affairs, Samantha Dewalt, Ed.D., Managing Director, Lehigh@NasdaqCenter, and Lisa Getzler, Executive Director, Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation share how entrepreneurship education equips students to be successful across multiple jobs and prepares them for careers that do not yet exist.
The Wall Street Journal featured Startup Academy in an article about how to scout and develop the best and brightest of the next generation.
Samantha Dewalt reports on the Startup Academy pilot program that was first offered over the summer of 2018. Students gain entrepreneurial experience by interning with early- to mid-stage startups in Silicon Valley.
The Morning Call profiles the launch of the Lehigh@NasdaqCenter highlighting how the partnership leverages strategic relationships with alumni and the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Silicon Valley.
Entrepreneurship and Future of Education Think Tank
Hosted by Lehigh University and the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, our Think Tank brings together representatives from leading U.S. and international universities, non-profits, and corporate partners to examine current and emerging topics pertaining to the intersection of entrepreneurship, the future of education, and the future of work.