Idea Hack: Love Has No Labels

Idea Hack: Love Has No Labels

Love Has No Labels is an award-winning, national campaign that promotes diversity and inclusion by showing that love is not defined by gender, race, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, or ability. The opportunity to work on this campaign is why I wanted to participate in the Idea Hack: Love Has No Labels Competition presented by Y&R Advertising… Read More

VECC Investment Vehicles

VECC Investment Vehicles

Investment Vehicles & Strategy Seminar

Investment Vehicles & Strategy Seminar

Are you interested in making smarter investments and raising capital for a future venture? If you answered yes, then be on the lookout for more events by Villanova’s Entrepreneur’s Capital Club, especially like their event held this past Monday! The Villanova Entrepreneur’s Capital Club is dedicated to supporting the work of Villanova’s entrepreneurs, inventors, and… Read More

The Villanova Alumni Network on Full Display at Villanova in the Valley

The Villanova Alumni Network on Full Display at Villanova in the Valley

On the week of January 7th, the ICE Institute led a cohort of students to the innovation capital of the world: Silicon Valley. The Villanova alumni network was on full display! In case you weren’t keeping up with the group’s travels throughout the Bay Area via Snapchat, Twitter, and the ICE Institute Blog, here is… Read More

Wave of the Future

Wave of the Future

Today the Villanova in the Valley program visited Google. Our speakers, Mr. John Igoe, Director of Real Estate Design and Construction, and his team, spoke about the new construction that broke ground several months ago. John has a background in Civil Engineering from Villanova and master and MBA from Stanford and Drexel, respectively. He has… Read More

The Unique Culture of Sephora

The Unique Culture of Sephora

On the final day of the trip, we were able to visit Sephora in downtown San Francisco. Our host was Allison Berding, who is a senior product manager at Sephora. Allison got her BS in Finance at Villanova, and it was great to see an alum working in such a cool area. She was so… Read More

The Medallia Experience

The Medallia Experience

The last stop today for the Villanova in the Valley group was Medallia. Medallia is an international company that produces customer experience management and enterprise feedback software for a variety of companies in many different fields.The software works by collecting feedback from customers and employees via many differents means and then compiling that data into… Read More

TriNet Teachings

TriNet Teachings

This afternoon, we had the chance to visit with Burton Goldfield, a Villanova alumnus, who is the current president and CEO of TriNet. TriNet is an all-inclusive HR platform, which provides industry-specific employee benefits, Human Resources, compliance assistance, and much more to small companies. TriNet allows for a small business to have access to the… Read More

Thinking Outside the Dropbox

Thinking Outside the Dropbox

The visit to Dropbox on Thursday was truly an amazing experience. Our tour around the property included several spaces, from the verdant terrace on the roof to the ‘Mint Room’ that contained various musical instruments, creativity is constantly expressed as the cornerstone of this company. The walls exuded messages geared towards that passion while the… Read More

Handshake – The Road to Our Future Careers

Handshake – The Road to Our Future Careers

Handshake was founded in 2013 by Garrett Lord, Ben Christensen, and Scott Ringwelski at Michigan Technological University. Considering Michigan Tech is located about 8 hours away from any major city, not many companies recruited their engineering students. The founders of Handshake wanted to level the playing field and create a product that gave all students… Read More