Forbes and Finances

The young achievers of Northeastern University has always made big names in the field of finances with its noted alumni heading some innovative start-ups and making it big in the world’s financial ventures. This time when the Forbes announced it’s list of 600 young entrepreneurs the university was overwhelmed to see the alumni of the university making history again.


Drew D’Agostino and Greg Skloot are the creators of the application named Crystal, an application designed to help users communicate better by understanding the personality traits of the people. While looking back to their journey reflects on how hard there struggling days were and how they managed to fight all odds and make it big as young entrepreneurs. They acknowledge what they learned from the university and credit their university days for forming a strong bond between them. Both Drew D’Agostino and Greg Skloot, who served as executives in distinct enterprises, once lost their jobs and gone down to shambles owing to certain miscommunication and thereupon they set on to develop a plan to design the app Crystal.


Northeastern graduates have paved on the way of success with acquiring practical business skills and theoretical knowledge base which enables to set newer dimensions of excellence. Joshua Martin and his colleagues Andrew Caunter, Dan Shores, and Scott Goodrich Delos, who graduated in 2016, and Karlo Reyes have been listed by Forbes as young entrepreneurs. Brian Sanderson, a 2013 NU graduate who specialises in financing buyouts and corporate mergers at Morgan Stanley working currently for Netflix and other modern day high achieving companies have also made it to the list. Ryan St Pierre is yet another alumni, who graduated in 2012 from the university who is now working as a researcher at Carnegie Mellon University is honoured by the Forbes for designing tiny robots that can accomplish tasks too tricky for human hand.


To conclude with the ever expanding corporate sector the university only has become more and more blazed up with the excellence and expertise of the student community which have went on to achieve newer horizons in the field of finances.


Indrani Adhikari

Indrani Adhikari

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