The Class E Podcast is brought to you through a partnership between The Hill Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Communication Studies Department at Furman University.  It hosts conversations with leaders in innovation and entrepreneurship and sheds light on all the amazing accomplishments of students, faculty, and alumni in the Furman University Family.

We strive to help innovative thinkers share their stories, their expertise, and experience in hopes of creating an innovative and entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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In this premiere episode, our host, Mary Sturgill, talks with the Director of Furman Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Anthony Herrera, about the exciting programs Furman Innovation has created, as well as, the partnership and the launch of the Class E Podcast.

In the first of this two-part episode, the founders of Blue Inc Strategies, Kenneth Fields and Johannes Mutzke talk about their experience in innovation working within a large corporation and how they created their own company to lead small and large organizations alike into a customer-centric way of thinking.

In this episode of the Class E Podcast, we continue our conversation with the founders of Blue Inc. Strategies, Kenneth Fields and Johannes Mutzke.  In Part 2, we talk about partnerships, scaling and innovation in small and large companies, the importance of failure and how you can attend a Design Thinking “Experience” here at Furman University hosted by Furman Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

This is Part 1 of a two-part series in which we talk to Furman University Professor, Meghan Slining. She shares the family tragedy that leads to the creation of the CoHeals App and a non-profit aimed at helping help cancer families connect.  The conversation takes us through how they rallied the troops to build the App, even when they had never done anything like this before.  Meghan shares the lessons they learned along the way.

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