Strauss cooked up her business while in the E3 program.
Bo Feekins and Sunjin Chang both said they wanted to continue to pursue creating their businesses.
A panel of entrepreneurs, staff, and faculty provides feedback on students’ individual business ideas.
E3 students work within teams the first semester to build their own startup business.
ARK topped the field of 18 ventures, created by 19 students in the E3 minor
It’s time for Emerson’s E3 cohort to make a panel of judges as excited about their ventures as they are.
Started in 2005, the E3 minor in Emerson’s School of Communication (SOC) is a yearlong immersive program designed to teach students from all majors how to build and launch their own business ventures. Directed by Lu Ann Reeb, Senior Executive-in-Residence in Marketing Communication, this year’s E3 class went remote along with the rest of the college in March due to the COVID-19 crisis. , leaving Reeb to instruct students both one-on-one and as a group across five time zones and four countries — including China, India, Costa Rica and the U.S.
The COVID-19 pandemic has inspired two Emerson to create an online T-shirt business in order to help out those struggling during these difficult times.
Daniella Roberge ’20 has been doing FX makeup for haunted houses for the past eight years, creating gory and ghoulish experiences for Halloween revelers. Her idea to use her skills to help acclimate first responders and military personnel to the horrors they encounter won her First Prize in this year’s E3 Expo.
A special effects makeup studio, a cannabis-based hookah, a smart punching bag, environmentally-friendly mushroom leather — these are just a few of the student ideas for companies to be showcased at the E3 Expo on Friday.