NSF ICORPS SUCCESS STORY: EMPOWERING COMMUNITY THROUGH “GENTEFICATION”

Gentefy founder Barney Santos describes himself as “a husband, an entrepreneur, and a passionate lover of all things creative”. A serial entrepreneur who has launched four companies and consulted with dozens of startups in the for-profit and non-profit sectors, his latest venture is more than a company, it’s a movement. The movement is called Gentefication and … Continue reading NSF ICORPS SUCCESS STORY: EMPOWERING COMMUNITY THROUGH “GENTEFICATION”

NSF iCorps Success Story STEMKids: The Cobbler Gets New Shoes

Most start up stories aren’t like fairy tales—even seasoned and talented entrepreneurs can run into walls. The founders of STEMKids used the iCorps program to leap over that proverbial wall and find the right product-customer fit. “We started the company to solve problems for teachers, administrators, and parents by providing a 360 degree view of … Continue reading NSF iCorps Success Story STEMKids: The Cobbler Gets New Shoes

NSF ICORPS SUCCESS STORY: GETTING OUT OF THE BUILDING WITH PICOYUNE

What do you get when you combine two University of California at Berkeley Mechanical Engineering PhDs with an equally impressive National Science Foundation iCorps curriculum? An award winning team solving a tough environmental problem—mercury detection. During their doctoral programs at Berkeley, Jay James and Jeff Crosby discovered a better way to detect the harmful mercury … Continue reading NSF ICORPS SUCCESS STORY: GETTING OUT OF THE BUILDING WITH PICOYUNE