Suffolk’s innovative crowdfunding course hits new heights in its third go-round. Several of the projects this fall have a focus on sustainability and reusability. Some have an international flavor to them (one literally). All of them are incredible examples of what Suffolk students can dream up and make happen.
Click on the links below to learn more at each venture’s launch page.
Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Look fabulous.
Shireen Jassim combines being gorgeous with being green by turning castoff scraps of marble into elegant pieces of jewelry.
Greg Speliotis takes broken baseball bats and turns them into a variety of drinkware: shot glasses, Scotch glasses, mugs…even coasters. Perfect for every sports fanatic.
Going the Extra Smile
Alex Adamakis is raising awareness and financial resources for Cambridge-based non-profit Dentists for Humanity, whose goal is to connecting the marginalized with volunteers in the dental field.
Building Something Great
Nick Kellicker and Rafic Korban have started Happy Homes to provide affordable and sustainable housing made from recycled plastic turned into bricks. They’ll be building their first collection and brick making center in Pilate, Haiti.
A Venture That’s Smokin’…
Kamraan Sadiq brings innovation to the art of hookah, starting with the Sadiq Smoke Hookah Bowl, which alleviates the dangers and liabilities that come with using exposed charcoals to light hookah tobacco.
The Taste of South America
With his Zulia Arepa Bar, Sergio Yruegas is guaranteed to win more American converts to arepas, the delicious, savory pancake that’s super popular in South America.
Sergio is planning to launch in 2018 after he graduates.