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Boston Globe – Business | 08.26.19
More inter-campus collaboration: It’s the entrepreneural thing to do

MCPHS Alumni News | 06.16.19
Learning from Each Other: The First Annual Healthcare Hackathon

MassTLC | 05.14.19
Highlights from the 2019 Technovation Showcase

Next Gen Learning | 05.02.19
Hacking the Boston Public Schools’ Innovation Incubator

Boston Neighborhood News, Inc | 04.04.19
Innovation Teams pitch options for District 4’s disused lots

Steam Boston | 02.13.19
Pillar Technologies – Designing the Pillar Device and the Future of Construction Technology

Steam Boston | 02.11.19
Mogahid Fadl – Building Medli Music and Importance of Diversity in the Workplace

Steam Boston | 02.04.19
Alyssa Cooper – Building an AR Playground and My Passion for Product Management

PR Newswire | 10.26.18
Accelerate, Wentworth Innovation + Entrepreneurship Center Convenes Interdisciplinary ThinkTank on the Future of Aging 

Steam Boston | 10.17.18
Jasmine Andrade – My Mission to Be a Successful Engineer, Innovator, and Business Leader

Steam Boston | 10.08.18
Ethan Arrowood – Passion in Open-source to Interning at Microsoft

VentureFizz | 07.09.18
A Look Into Wentworth Accelerate and its Mission to Stimulate Entrepreneurial Ideas and Concepts

Mass Tech Leadership Council | 06.25.18
Building Innovative Thinking & Entrepreneurial Confidence in Students

Boston Business Journal | 06.16.18
Workbar plans to double Boston presence by end of 2019

Jobs Portal Watch | 05.23.18
US: Workbar announces new partnership with multiple ventures 

PR Newswire | 05.22.18
Accelerate, Wentworth Innovation + Entrepreneurship Center Partners with Workbar 

Education Dive | 05.02.18
How do we prepare students for the future? Focus on experiential competencies 

VentureFizz | 03.06.18
Startup Q&A – VariMold’s Hardware Assists Architects with Complex Designs

NECN | 02.27.18
Teaching Skills for Jobs of the Future

Medium | 01.16.18
HUBweek Change Maker: Monique Fuchs

TechCrunch |  08.31.2017
Monitoring construction sites for building safety nets Pillar Technologies $2.75 million

News at Wentworth |  06.28.2017
Student’s Youth Center Idea Lands Team a Spot in MassChallenge

WCBV 5 |  06.26.2017
CityLine: OCC Youth Unleashed

Boston City TV via Internet Archive |  06.21.2017
Wentworth Multipurpose Academic Building Groundbreaking – Promo

WCBV 5 |  06.21.2017
Youth at Work

Xconomy |  06.15.2017
Boston Event Showcases Entrepreneurs of Color: Photo Slideshow

Founderswire |  06.15.2017
BIG WINS AT MIN: The top teams from the MIN #99 showcase celebrate their pitches Wednesday night

Boston Globe |  06.04.2017
Students with an app head to illustrious MassChallenge event

BostInno Accelerate Articles |  05.23.2017
Here’s the Full List of 128 MassChallenge Startups for 2017

News at Wentworth |  05.22.2017
Student-Built App Improves Class Registration Process

Boston Business Journal |  03.28.2017
Wentworth Institute of Technology to build first new academic facility in decades

Accelerate Unplugged | 01.25.2017
Accelerate Unplugged 2016

Boston citybizlist | 01.18.2017
Boston Business Journal Names Monique Fuchs an Innovation All-Star

MarketWired | 01.18.2017
Boston Business Journal Names Fuchs an Innovation All-Star

TechCrunch | 01.06.2017
Pillar Technologies is making construction sites safer with smart sensors

TechCrunch | 01.06.2017
TechCrunch’s Hardware Battlefield finalists are BloomLife, Pillar Technologies, Siren Care and Stratio

BostInno | 01.06.2017
17 Boston Startups to Watch in 2017

BOSS Magazine | January 2017
Construction Site Safety Just Got Smarter With Pillar Technologies

BostInno | 11.30.2016
Wentworth ACCELERATE Awards More than $20,000 to Startup Challenge Teams

Boston Business Journal | 11.21.2016
Monique Fuchs Named 2017 Innovation All-Star

Metro | 10.21.2016
Ashton Kutcher invests in Somerville startup

Forbes | 10.17.2016
Opus 12 and Pillar Technologies Win Forbes Under 30 Summit Change the World For Profit Competition

MIT Forum Cambridge | 09.29.2016
MCPHS’ AskMolly Crowned 2016 Beantown Throwdown Startup Winner [Includes coverage of Accelerate team Arrowood]

IoT Evolution | 09.28.2016
Techstars Announces Inaugural Startup Class

Writer in the Thick of It | 09.15.2016
#MIN90 Recap

Finsmes | 07.20.2016
Construction Site Risk Management Platform Pillar Technologies Raises $425K

The Venture Junkie | 2016
Pillar Technologies

FinanzNachrichten | 07.19.2016
Pillar Technologies Secures $425,000 Seed Funding to Fuel Product Development and Growth / Team Cites Wentworth Institute of Technology’s Accelerate as Key Success Factor

WSJ PRO Venture Capital | 07.19.2016
Funding Snapshot: Construction Risk-Management Provider Pillar Technologies Raises $425K Seed Round

BostInno | 07.18.2016
Pillar Technologies Is Wentworth Accelerate’s First Startup to Secure Outside Seed Funding 

Payette | 07.14.2016
Meet the Urban Innovation Festival Teams

Chen PR | 06.07.2016
Boston Entrepreneurs Shine at MIT Enterprise Forum 2016 Startup Spotlight

wallstreet:online | 06.07.2016
And the Startup Most Likely to Develop a Cult Following Is…

Morning Star | 06.07.2016
And the Startup Most Likely to Develop a Cult Following Is…

MarketWired | 06.07.2016
And the Startup Most Likely to Develop a Cult Following Is…

Envision | 06.07.2016
Game On for English Grad

Express & Echo | 05.20.2016
Boston tech entrepreneurs ‘blown away’ by innovative Exeter

BostInno | 05.19.16
Here’s the Full List of 128 MassChallenge Startups for 2016

insider Media Limited | 05.16.2016
Tech Incubator Launched at Exeter Science Park

Wicked Local Weymouth | 01.27.2016
Weymouth native helps make discreet chemo vest for cancer patients

BostInno | 1.11.2016
This Wentworth-Born Startup’s Vest Aims To Improve the Lives of Cancer Patients

BostInno | 11.25.2015
An Upcoming App Is the OkCupid for Finding Just Friends

BostInno | 11.23.2015
Here Are the 50 on Fire Finalists in Education

BostInno | 11.20.2015
These Are the Startups That Won Wentworth’s Pitch Contest

Youtube | 11.12.2015
Mass Innovation Nights November 2015 – presentation by Wentworth Accelerate

Geoff Wilbur’s Telecom & Tech Industry Blog | 11.12.2015
Mass Innovation Nights 80: A Quick Review

Your Niskayuna | 11.04.2015
Childhood friends turn business partners for sunglasses start-up

VentureFizz | 10.22.2015
College Entrepreneurship at its Best at Wentworth Accelerate | 10.04.2015
Startup KickFly’s set to launch 3D printed sunglasses made from recycled plastics

VentureFizz | 10.19.2015
KickFlys: Wentworth Startup is 3D Printing Sunglasses

BostInno | 10.16.2015
Wentworth Students Invent New Walking Therapy Inspired by Grandparents

BostInno | 10.14.2015
Announcing This Year’s 50 on Fire Finalists

FianzNachrichten | 10.14.2015
Babson College’s PICCPerfect Wins BeantownThrowdown / MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge Also Lauds BARS of Wentworth Institute of Technology and Knightly of Northeastern University for Earning Second and Third Place Honors

BostInno | 10.07.2015
Accelerate Teams at MADE @ MassChallenge Showcase

BostInno | 10.07.2015
Wentworth Students Started CoPlay to Let You Downvote Party Songs That Suck

Massachusetts It’s All Here | 10.05.2015

BostInno | 9.22.2015
Accelerate Kickstarts Another Semester with Startup Challenge

Design Museum Boston | 06.04.2015
Transforming the I-93 Overpass

The Daily Free Press | 04.30.2015
Three week CityStart “boot camp” aims for start-ups without ends

The Bay State Banner | 04.29.2015
CityStart Boston to hold four-week Program

BetaBoston | 04.21.2015
New CityStart Hackathon wants to spread innovation to more neighborhoods

Boston Business Journal | 04.21.2015
New CityStart program aims to extend innovation beyond Boston

MarketWired | 04.21.2015
CityStart Boston Looks to Spread the Innovation Economy Across the Entire City

WN | 04.16.2015
Pitch Round Funds Teams with Environmental and Creative Focuses (Wentworth Institute of Technology)

Wentworth News | 04.15.2015
PitchRound Celebrates Creativity in Several Realms

Woonsocket Call | 03.14.2015
Local students on team developing concussion trauma detector

The Gardner News | 03.06.2015
A Career Head Start

The Call | 03.15.2015
Detection and Protection Team Up

Wentworth News | 02.23.2015
Agents of Invention

GMT Home Designs Architecture & Designers | 01.08.2015
GMT’s Deborah Massaro: Entrepreneur and Designer

BBJ | Healthcare Inc. | 12.22.2014
Local college startups grab honors, free support services at MIT Throwdown

BostInno | 12.22.2014
Wentworth’s Accelerate Awards 10 Student Startups with a Collective $43K

WIT Magazine | Features | 12.18.2014
Cuppow Runneth Over

WIT Magazine | Featured News | 12.18.2014
Light Vest, Heavy Impact

WIT Magazine | Featured News | 12.18.2014
Fashioning an Elegant Solution

WIT Magazine | Featured News | 12.18.2014
Steering Towards Entrepreneurship

WIT Magazine | Portfolio | 12.18.2014
Moped Mojo

BBJ | Healthcare Inc. | 11.20.2014
Local college startups grab honors, free support services at MIT Throwdown

The Daily Free Press | 11.19.2014
Gentoo MIT enterprise

The Daily Free Press | 11.19.2014
BU Startup Places first in inter-collegiate tech competition (Wentworth Gentoo 3rd Place)

Forward Geek | 11.19.2014
Boston University’s Downtyme Wins MITEF Cambridge Beantown Throwdown (Wentworth Gentoo 3rd Place)

Wentworth News | 11.19.2014
Gentoo Places Third at Beantown Throwdown

BostInno | 11.14.2014
Meet the 9 Student Startups Battling It Out in the Beantown Throwdown

BostInno | 09.15.2014
Wentworth Students bring Innovation to the Franklin Park Zoo

BostInno | 07.31.2014
Three Local College Students are Innovating the Budding Medical Marijuana Industry

Boston Business Journal | 06.20.2014
Hackathon + Social Entrepreneurs = Urban Problems

BostInno | 06.18.2014
How Wentworth Students are Rethinking the Zoo

Boston Globe | Change Makers | 06.13.2014
6 College Startup Programs Beyond MIT and Harvard

BostInno | 06.10.2014
This is College Students’ Change to Bring Innovation to Every Boston Neighborhoods

WIT Magazine | 05.14.2014
Innovation on Huntington

WIT Magazine | 05.13.2014
Life Vest

The Boston Globe | 04.27.2014
In Boston area, tech colonies bloom

BostInno | 04.14.2014
Wentworth Revamps & Ramps Up its Entrepreneurship Efforts

BetaBoston | 04.16.2014
MassChallenge grad Gentoo tackles the much-neglected medical supplies market

Design Museum Boston and Wentworth Accelerate on Adventure | 01.30.2014
Design Museum Boston and Wentworth Accelerate on Adventure

The Boston Globe | 01.06.2014
Boston offers grit, glamour in shared startup spaces

Essential Design | 11.25.2013
College Think Tank Boston | 11.22.2013
Acceleration: The Story of Gentoo [part 3]

WIT Magazine | 11.21.2013
Honor Roll (featuring Gentoo)

Sampan | 11.19.2013
CollegeThinkTank Boston tackles Funding for Small Business

BostInno | 11.18.2013
Wentworth Awards $13k to Four Product-Focused Student Startups | 11.14.2013
Accelerate hosts 4th Pitchfest Event

BBJ | 11.13.2013
Future home of Accelerate! – Wentworth to Build $350M Huntington Ave Project

BostInno | 11.06.2013
100 Boston-Area Students Attempt to Tackle the biggest Problem Facing Small Businesses

BostInno | 11.04.2013
Announcing the 50 on Fire Finalists for Education

BostInno | 10.25.2013
College Think Tank Boston – City Office trying to innovate at the Speed of Boston’s Startup Community | 10.22.2013
Solving Problems that Matter [Social Innovation Lab] | 10.11.2013
Acceleration: The Story of Gentoo [part 2] | 08.28.2013
Acceleration: The Story of Gentoo [part 1]

.DAT | 07.24.2013
CollegeThinkTank Boston + Video

BostInno | 06.14.2013
CollegeThinkTank Boston

Boston Herald | 05.30.2013
CollegeThinkTank Boston: Students full of ideas for vacant storefronts

Boston Business Journal | 05.24.2013
People on the Move: Jeanne Dasaro, Innovator-in-Residence at Wentworth

BostInno | 05.24.2013
Wentworth Announces Social Innovation Lab and Innovator-in-Residence

BostInno | 04.23.2013
Wentworth Accelerates Student Entrepreneurship, Splitting $23,500 between Five Startups | 03.22.2013
Speed Networking – Wentworth and Emerson students exchange ideas during an Accelerate networking event

WIT Magazine | 02.11.2013
Start Me Up

WIT Magazine | 02.11.2013
Hands On the Wheel

The Sun Journal | 01.27.2013
Face Time, Ben Nadeau Electromechanical Engineer Extraordinaire

The Reminder | 01.24.2013
Aspiring biomedical engineer looks to revolutionize treatment options

Rockland County Times | 01.03.2013
North Rockland Innovators Rise to the Challenge; Earn 6000 in Startup Competition

Boston Globe | 12.25.2012
Old school meet new school: How universities are adapting to build entrepreneurs

Monadnock Ledger Transcript | 12.17.2012
ConVal graduates win funds to launch their invention

BostInno | 12.12.2012
50 Student Startup Ideas That Received Funding in 2012 from Boston’s Colleges & Universities

Hull Times | 12.06.2012
Residents pumped over team’s win for chemo pump design

BostInno | 11.27.12
Wentworth Accelerate Funds Teams for 25+K | 11.20.2012
Pitchfest a success + Funded teams from the second iteration of Accelerate.
Accelerate funds five. Innovation + Entrepreneurship Challenge gives out $25,500

BostInno | 11.16.2012
Wentworth Embraces It’s Entrepreneurial Mindset and Turns Students’ Ideas Into Reality | Innovation Economy | 09.25.2012
Accelerate becomes player among other startup incubators in the Boston ecosystem.
Old school meet new school: How universities are adapting to build entrepreneurs | The Hive | 09.24.2012
Pelkey Design in good company with other college startups #AIM4E – Congrats to Taxi Right Now.

Boston Globe Editorial | 09.14.2012
Reinventing the wheels of the pedicab

Boston Globe Print Edition | 09.10.2012
Wentworth graduates build a better pedicab | Innovation Economy | 09.04.2012
Pelkey Design [Eric Crouch, BMET’12 + John Pelkey, BIND’12], top funded 10K Accelerate team presents pedicab protoype.
After hundreds of miles pedaling around Boston, two Wentworth grads reinvent the pedicab | 07.03.2012
Entrepreneurs Take Center Stage | 06.28.2012
Awesome Products featured in Wentworth’s news section the day of the Pitchfest, where they were funded with $7500.
Musicmaker for the Masses

Boston Herald | 06.10.2012 + Businessweek | 06.10.2012
Awesome Products [Eric Warncke, John Amichetti Jr., Matt Shrago BCOS’14, Robert Moss BCOS’14], funded Accelerate team featured.
Make note of Cambridge startup

BostInno | 04.10.2012
Sean Smith, our Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Accelerate Summer 2012, was featured with his Haiti App.
Wentworth Student Creates App to Help Haiti Recover from Disaster & Reach 911 Relief 

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