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ASU students showcase innovative products to help change the world

Changing the world with a product is not a one-man job — which is why the InnovationSpace program at Arizona State University combines the expertise of students in five different disciplines: industrial design, visual communication design, business, engineering and sustainability.

ASU students make app that tracks restaurants’ food supply

We’ve all arrived at our favorite restaurant only to learn that they’ve run out of our favorite item. But what if there was an app that let users track the supply of food at local restaurants throughout the day? An ASU startup called Frenzi claims to have the answer.

What’s growing in the Silicon Desert

As part of our series looking at aspiring and emerging tech hubs, we visited Phoenix, the “Silicon Desert.” It’s home to a growing startup scene, testing sites for self-driving cars and many young entrepreneurs pitching themselves as the next big thing. The city has a lot of potential, but how does it compare to Boston, New York — or even San Francisco? To find out, we focused on three important ingredients that cities need to be considered a tech hub: culture, talent and capital.

Personal hurdles drive innovation among ASU student entrepreneurs

A woman who faced obstacles in her path to citizenship and a man who watched his newborn son struggle were among the members of five teams that won cash and services for their inventions at the New Venture Challenge entrepreneurial competition recently. The teams divided a $100,000 cash prize and $25,000 in services.

ASU venture Swift Coat wins big at Rice Business Plan Competition

The brainchild of electrical engineering Assistant Professor Zachary Holman and graduate research associate Peter Firth, Swift Coat takes its name from proprietary deposition technology, which is capable of coating any surface with nanoparticles of varying compositions and sizes.

Solving for X – Sun Devil Startups Pursue Business Success

In this episode of the ASU Alumni Association podcast, host Liz Massey discovers the thriving business startup culture at ASU, interviewing new and experienced Sun Devil entrepreneurs, as well as others involved in encouraging new ventures by ASU students, alumni, and community members.