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PartRunner

You get your food, all tasty and warm, right at your doorstep, thanks to those food delivery apps. However, it is a real pain when you have to go out to purchase other things, especially when you have some other pressing matters to attend to. Yoshua Rozen thought so too, and hence, PartRunner was born.   Rozen is a Northeastern University graduate and the startup ‘PartRunner’ is...

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entrepreneur

Many young students have business ideas with great potential. At Northeastern University, students are experimenting with their ideas and are developing them into startups. These young entrepreneurs are part of Northeastern University’s student-run business accelerator, IDEA. IDEA connects students with the resources they need to get their businesses up and running.   It was started by Dan Gregory, who has now retired from Northeastern University. His vision...

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Immigrants Photo by Katie Moum on Unsplash

We always pay less concern to the immigrants who move into our country. They are thought to bring a negative impact on the economy of a particular country. People think immigration causes job losses in their country.   Communities and nations that are welcoming to immigrants are more likely to realise the benefits of immigration. Luis Dau, a Northeastern University professor of international business and strategy, believes...

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China business by Adeolu Eletu on Unsplash

China is considered to be one of the most economically developed and balanced countries around the world. China is a member of the World Trade Organisation and is the world’s largest trading power. The country had a total international trade value of US$3.87 trillion in 2012. But, recently, multinational companies like Li & Fung, which manages an international supply chain for clients in more than...

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environment

Theory education is important, but practical knowledge that will teach you more. Northeastern University understood the importance, and as a result, ‘Social Impact-athon’ was born. It is a weekend-long conference cum event where the students’ skills would go under test. Moreover, the theme of this Social Impact-athon is the environment. This event will, therefore, have an onslaught of proposals from nonprofit organisations. They will be...

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Athlete

When Athletes suffer through a serious injury, they often take rest, rejuvenating themselves so that they can enter the game again, fit and healthy. But this is not the case for Lucas Espada. He was the best high school goalkeeper in East Brunswick, New Jersey when he suffered a broken left ankle. However, he didn’t let it stop him, turning his misery into a beautiful...

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The title is surprising, isn’t it? No one would imagine chocolate milk to be for adults. With its appealing-to-kids packaging and high levels of sugar, it's not for an adult product. Well, Josh Belinsky and Manny Lubin beg to differ. These Northeastern University alumni wanted to make a difference in the mass perception of chocolate milk, and they have done it.   They established their company, Slate,...

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artificial intelligence

What is the road to our development? Artificial Intelligence! From guiding financial advisors to tracking employee productivity, AI is our future. It is, thus, a responsibility on the HR departments of hiring the right employees. These would be ready to adjust to the upcoming change.   According to Uwe Hohgrawe, “This is the age of digital transformation. Organizations, hence, need to adjust and innovate to stay competitive....

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