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Anthony Tamras and Drake Roberts hold the DeoBlock

Harper College students Anthony Tamras and Drake Roberts are poised to take their young company, DeoTech LLC, to the next level. They’ve spent the past two years developing, tweaking and hopefully perfecting the DeoBlock, a portable deodorizer that combats bad smells with a plant-based gel infused with essential oils. The Palatine High School graduates came to Harper so they could focus on launching the business. Read More

Nate Ruben and Angela Schiavon

Entrepreneurship and new businesses play a large role in the U.S. economy. As Harper College’s Entrepreneurship Program continues to grow, so will the opportunities for students to create their dream business. Read More

Brazil Express Grill

Three fledgling businesses were recently selected as the first class of Angel Grant recipients. They were among several clients of the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Harper invited to make a “Shark Tank” style pitch for grant money. The driver behind Harper’s new program, which will also benefit student-run companies, is Barrington-area supporter Kim Duchossois. Read More