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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 NVDE students received an unexpected visit from Procter & Gamble (P&G) engineers and obtained an expert insight on how to do observations and customer interviews. The P&G representatives gave examples of how they develop new products listening carefully to … 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
Now that everyone is formally enrolled in the course, it is time to move forward. As a means of creating and establishing the groups in the course 3 and a half minute Rocket Pitches have been called.
The first participant … Continue reading
This weekend I spent it between Hackers, Hustlers, and Hipsters in the H3 Conference. This is a conference started in Puerto Rico and expanding to other parts of the world, which aims to join the three H’s for the sake … Continue reading
Now that the students have a vast amount of observations, they have been tasked with extracting the necessary information to identify their opportunity areas. To do so, each team looked further into the information they obtained from their interviews and … Continue reading