The Observer

CES wrap-up: Carbon Origins

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 24, 2015

After the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in early January, aerospace startup Carbon Origins and the Apollo are on the move. In the week since the show ended, Amogha Srirangarajan and the whole team have decided to launch a partner company, Carbon Labs, to help develop the so...

CWRU student launches CampusMonkey

Kevin Wang, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2015

CampusMonkey, a new app launching soon for iOS and Android, is aiming to help you with your homework. The free app, founded by fifth-year mechanical engineering student Leo Li, allows students to ask for and receive help from their peers by posting tasks that others can complete for pay. Students...

CWRU startups shine in Sin City

CWRU startups shine in Sin City

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 16, 2015

While Cleveland was getting hit with another round of snow, some members of the campus community hit the road to sunny Las Vegas to heat things up at the International Consumer Electronics Show. The annual event, one of the largest trade shows in the world, is a mecca for technology startups and corporate...

Day two at CES

Day two at CES

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 8, 2015

It was pretty quiet over at the Case Western Reserve University startup booths today, but it wasn’t because of low traffic. Rather the high level meetings and networks developed during day two of International CES through booth visits and meetings couldn’t be released in the press due to the sensitive ...

CWRU at CES day one

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 7, 2015

The first day of the International Consumer Electronics Show 2015 is over and the Case Western Reserve University startups have been making an impact. Though traffic was a little slow during the morning, by early afternoon foot traffic was heavy with many industry professionals and press stopping by to...

Carbon Origins takes their Apollo board to CES

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 4, 2015

Sometimes real innovation is what happens while in the process of solving a different problem. Carbon Origins, an aerospace startup founded in 2013, needed a way to log the data from their rocketry projects so that if a launch went awry, they could figure out why. It was this need which inspired the cr...

Everykey looks towards their next goal as they head to CES 2015

Everykey looks towards their next goal as they head to CES 2015

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 3, 2015

Everykey is going back to Vegas. After intriguing several potential investors and consumers last year, the startup is returning to the International Consumer Electronics Show. Last January, the product was still being developed and the team was looking to get feedback from the industry to prepare them...

Cleveland-based thermal imaging company looks for a new start at CES

Cleveland-based thermal imaging company looks for a new start at CES

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 3, 2015

We all know there are many obstacles to entrepreneurial success. But sometimes an obstacle can be a blessing in disguise. Hema Imaging has had a few setbacks. After going through changes in product expectations and business strategy, the company was unable to meet their lofty goal of $205,000 in their...

CWRU alumni create healthcare tracking platform; will showcase at Consumer Electronics Show

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

December 30, 2014

A business usually begins with the idea. The perfect product or service to fill a market need. But sometimes, like in the case of SpiroSano, the business began with a great partnership. Jacob Glenn and Radu Iancu worked together and found that they made a great team. Glenn had a strong business sense, ...

Event38 continues path of problem solving through drone technology

Kathleen Wieser, Executive Editor

December 26, 2014

Jeff Taylor’s path to entrepreneurship had an organic beginning. Using his own money and materials, Taylor was building drones from his home in San Diego and selling them online. While working at 3D Robotics, a corporation known for advanced unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology, he realized that...

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