ASU startup teaches the community about robot design
Nov27

ASU startup teaches the community about robot design

Make-A-Pede is an open source robotics platform with a centipede-like motion that allows the robot to expand with ease as more modules are added. This robot kit was developed by ASU junior, Cole Brauer, who is a Robotics major, and his younger brother Jude Brauer. The two brothers formed the kit with the community in mind. With the app that comes along with the kit, it is designed to promote conversation through the forum so users can...

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ASU startup to provide students with more parking options
Jul24

ASU startup to provide students with more parking options

ASU students Jonathon Barkel and Scott Fitsimones are changing the way that students park on campus. AirGarage is a service founded in 2016 that allows homeowners to list their unused driveways online to be available for ASU students to pay and park at during their classes. AirGarage was created with college wallets in mind. It provides students with a budget-friendly option when it comes to commuting to school.  According to their...

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Zero-waste startup wins $20,000 from Pakis Social Entrepreneurship Challenge at ASU
Feb20

Zero-waste startup wins $20,000 from Pakis Social Entrepreneurship Challenge at ASU

Three social entrepreneurship startups competed on February 15th for the $20,000 prize of the Pakis Social Entrepreneurship Challenge at Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey Business School. The competition was held in a partnership between W.P. Carey and the Pakis Center for Business Philanthropy at ACF (Arizona Community Foundation). Each team had eight minutes to present a pitch to a three-judge panel. The teams needed to cover a...

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ASU’s Innovation Day shows off latest innovations in VR, tech wearables & more
Feb07

ASU’s Innovation Day shows off latest innovations in VR, tech wearables & more

The young girl’s eyes lit up as she moved the drone up and down with the controller, bringing it as close to the floor as she could without landing and then pulling it back up into the air again. She was learning how to fly drones at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Innovation Day event on February 3rd. Just one stop on ASU’s Night of the Open Door event, Innovation Day was held to inform community...

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