In Mexico, A Dartmouth Grad Fights Poverty Through Capitalism
March 30, 2013 | Forbes
Dartmouth engineer Fernando Orta '08 returned to his hometown of Mexico City and founded a financial services company called Podemos Progresar (“We can move forward") with a mission to create products and services that change people’s lives.
Avedro Completes $43 Million Series D Financing
March 5, 2013 | Business Wire
Founded by Professor Stuart Trembly, Avedro, Inc. announced today the completion of a $43 million Series D financing led by Abingworth along with a significant investment by Third Point.
Who Needs Batteries? Seacoast Firm Stores Energy With Air
March 1, 2013 | NHPR
NHPR interviews the VP of energy storage company SustainX, founded in 2007 by Professor Charles Hutchinson and engineering students Dax Kepshire Th'06, '09, Ben Bollinger '04 Th'04, '08, and Troy McBride Th'01.
Sproxil Ranked in Top Ten Most Innovative Companies
February 11, 2013 | Fast Company
Sproxil, co-founded by Ashifi Gogo Th’10—the first graduate of Thayer’s Ph.D. Innovation Program, is ranked #7 on Fast Company's list of "Most Innovative Companies 2013." Sproxil is cited "For sticking it to anyone selling fraudulent goods."
Location, Location Not an Obstacle to Biotech Success
January 16, 2013 | BioWorld Today
Since Adimab "is essentially a profitable business," Professor Tillman Gerngross said it's an unusual biotech in more ways than its location. He credits much of its success to diligence in partnering.
The New Ph.D.
January 15, 2013 | ASEE Prism
A number of institutions, including Dartmouth, have begun to prepare Ph.D. engineers to grasp opportunities and thrive in the industrial, commercial, and business worlds, either as employees of large or small enterprises or as entrepreneurs.
LuminAID Featured on NBC’s Today Show
January 1, 2013
Featured on the Today Show's "Top technology trends for 2013," the LuminAID solar light was developed by Dartmouth engineer Anna Stork ’08 and her classmate Andrea Sreshta at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture.
Warm Up, Cook, Recharge: A Smart Tool Born of Hurricane Sandy Aftermath
November 10, 2012 | The Daily Beast
It was originally meant for hikers, but the BioLite CampStove [co-founded by Jonathan Cedar ’03 and Jonathan den Hartog ’03 Th’05], which converts wood-burning fire into electricity to charge cellphones, could revolutionize disaster relief.
Dead Phone Battery? Just Burn Something.
November 6, 2012 | The New York Times
After Hurricane Sandy knocked out power in the Northeast, BioLite, co-founded by Jonathan Cedar ’03 and Jonathan den Hartog ’03 Th’05, stepped in to help out with a a $130 camp stove that doubles as a power source.
Keraflex® Keratoconus Treatment Study Begins in US
October 11, 2012 | Business Wire
Avedro, Inc. [founded by Professor Stuart Trembly] and Hersh Vision Group announced today that Dr. Peter Hersh has treated the first patient in a physician sponsored Investigational New Drug (IND) study for the safety and efficacy of the Keraflex Microwave System.