When the veteran graphic designer was laid off, it didn't take long to realize he should start his own firm. Entrepreneurship is sometimes the only option for the suddenly jobless and Nathan Frohm is among those successfully executing their vision.
"OMG, she's wearing my dress!" This recent Cedar Cliff High School graduate knows the feeling, and she built a website that allows high school girls to get first dibs on their formalwear and avoid dress duplication on their big nights.
He has quietly worked to build interest in biotech in Central PA, and now he and area students and faculty will have a place to conduct serious biofuels research and give Pennsylvania several renewable energy solutions.
Pennsylvania is a big place. The Innovation Transfer Network is helping scale it down for entrepreneurs, businesses and more than a dozen colleges who are open to collaborating on the long, winding road to commercialization.
Malathy Nair left her career with a large food manufacturer to form Better Bowls, and she is trying to convince shoppers that her all-natural instant puddings and gelatin mixes are healthier and tastier.