Tag Archives: Entrepreneurship
During March 23-25, 2017 I participated in Open 2017 (VentureWell conference) with a group of other professor of the UPRM Pathways to Innovation group. We were also joined by Blue Horizon a start-up from UPRM that participated of the Open … Continue reading
Juan Carlos Rodriguez, UPRM Alumni and Founder of PanaWest, spoke to NVDE students about his crowdfunding experience on March 1st, 2017. Juan Carlos is a crowdfunding veteran. He has done two crowdfunding campaigns, first in KickStarter, then in AntRocket.
He explained … Continue reading
Are you a startup company who’s ready to go global? Is your technology innovative or disruptive? Do you have a working prototype or final product? Have you been incorporated for less than three years? If this describes your team, Parallel … Continue reading
The seven teams participating in the New Venture Design Experience went out to the real world and conducted more than 140 interviews to investigate and validate their design challenges. These interviews included not only individual observations, but techniques learned in … Continue reading
The New Venture Design Experience (NVDE) started its second year with the welcoming of the Weekend Design Challenge (WDC). 41 students from all UPRM faculties and a professor from the Humanities Department participated in conferences and hands-on activities to learn … Continue reading
As part of the many different innovation initiatives the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez Campus, this past April 28th the students in the NVDE program were part of this semester’s Expo Ideas event. Expo Ideas is an event held every … Continue reading
As class number 7 rolls in, the students are presented with a new workshop to further increase their Innovative skills. Said workshop is specifically about protecting innovative ideas. Lead by Josiah Hernandez, Director of the Office of Intellectual Property and … Continue reading
Has it been done? Searching for Prior Art
To obtain a patent in the US, you need to overcome three rejection areas:
101 Not Patentable. After Alice vs. CLS, you’re bound to get one if your inventions ‘smells’ like software.
102 Prior Art. … Continue reading
As a means to test the business term knowledge of each student, a pop quiz awaited the students as the third class began. A bit of shock and surprise shone on each face as they realized that the clock … Continue reading