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Northeastern University recently convened a group of international business experts from universities worldwide to discuss new trends and research in emerging markets. The conference was co-sponsored by the Center for Emerging Markets in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business.

Johnny Fayad, left, and Ali Kothari, both DMSB’17, have launched a Kickstarter campaign in support of their Coffeebar, a first-of-its-kind all-natural energy bar infused with a full cup of fair trade coffee. Photo by Mariah Tauger.

Jayant Kale, the new Philip R. McDonald Chair and a professor of finance in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, studies the many factors that contribute to the financial decisions businesses make. Photo by Brooks

Alan Guichard, L’14, and Matt Voska, E’17, founders the plane-sharing website Flytenow, were accepted into Y Combinator this summer, which allows them to work on growing their company and raise seed funding.

A group of North­eastern stu­dents experiencing a marketing-​​focused Dia­logue of Civ­i­liza­tions pro­gram in India, where they are devel­oping two mar­keting cam­paign pro­posals for a Mumbai adver­tising agency.

Ted Clark, executive director of the Northeastern University Center for Family Business, discusses the public battle for control of Market Basket and the lessons other family-run businesses can learn from this situation.

Charles Svirk, DMSB’13, left, and Matthew Valich say their new app combines the fun of online picture sharing with a popular card game from their childhoods.

Joseph Giglio, senior aca­d­emic spe­cialist and exec­u­tive pro­fessor of gen­eral man­age­ment in the D’Amore-McKim School of Busi­ness, dis­cusses Uber’s suc­cess and what it says about the out­look of urban trans­porta­tion in the

As part of the month-long field study program through the Social Enterprise Institute, founded in 2007 by Dennis Shaugh­nessy, an executive professor of innovationand entrepreneurship, students traveled to El Caño, a rural community in the Monte Plata region of the Dominican Republic. There the group surveyed some 20 impoverished women, gauging their interest in working for a sewing cooperative aimed at building sustainable economic growth.

Fareena Sultan, professor at Northeastern’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business in Boston, comments on the future of wearable tech