Princeton Spark

Princeton Spark
Stories of Entrepreneurship the Princeton Way

006 - The Odyssey of Mentorship
Feb 4 • 22 min
In this episode, we’ll explore mentorship. Even if you’re a solo entrepreneur, it takes a range of people around you to make an impact. Building a strong network of advisors and mentors is critical for any entrepreneurial endeavor, because no one does it…
005 - PEC: Working at Entrepreneurial Speed
Nov 7, 2019
We do something a little different in this episode: We turn the mic around and answer the question: “What does the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council do?” To help us answer this question, we talk to several Princeton alums whom PEC has helped, and more.…
004 – It Takes a Network to Make the Dream Work
Oct 8, 2019
The Princeton Spark went to Thrive: Celebrating and Empowering Princeton’s Black Alumni in search of number #1 tips for networking for startup founders. Entrepreneurial alums Carla Vernón ’92, Kareem Maddox ’11, Hank Boyd ’86, Ian Thomson ’09, Theola…
003 - Persisting Through Failure
Sep 24, 2019
Persisting Through Failure with Stuart Ahlum ‘13, Vaidhy Murti ‘15 and Pilar Castro-Kiltz ‘10 SHOW NOTES: Check out Thousand Fell’s circular and sustainable sneakers at Early mailing list subscribers will have access to Thousand Fell’s…
002 - Thriving Under Uncertainty
Sep 24, 2019
Thriving Under Uncertainty with Brooks Powell ‘17 and Pilar Castro-Kiltz ‘10 SHOW NOTES: Watch Brooks Powell pitch at Shark Tank. Find alcohol-related health from Cheers at Learn more about Princeton Arts Alumni and their “Alumni in the…
001 - Taking Risks
Sep 24, 2019
Taking Risks in Entrepreneurship, with Vaidhy Murti ‘15, Daphne Earp Hoppenot ‘10, Marcus Stroud ‘16 and Brandon Allen ‘16. SHOW NOTES: Try Vaidhy Murti’s new app Wit at the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store. Friendsy does still exist! Check it out…
Princeton Spark Teaser
Aug 21, 2019
The various people that make up the Princeton entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem have long been at work, taking risks to bring transformational ideas and companies to the world, in the Nation’s Service and the Service of Humanity. These are the…