Friday, March 20, 2015
Instructor Gary Minkoff won Best Workshop in Pedagogy from the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship for a presentation on "Developing a 'Fail in order to Succeed' Mindset for Entrepreneurship Students."
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The winning team – Robert Giuliani, Desi Saran and Abby Taylor – won $20,000 to help grow Playa Bowls, which serves up acai berry-based fruit bowls and smoothies at two pop-up stands on the Jersey Shore. Last year, the company had two locations for most of the summer and sales of $100,000.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
"This project gives the students an opportunity to apply everything they’ve been taught during the semester," instructor Gary Minkoff said of the assignment for his "Marketing for Entrepreneurs" class. "It makes the concepts being taught to them come to life."
Monday, December 15, 2014
Barbara Bates co-founded the boutique communications firm Eastwick in Silicon Valley when many of today's most prominent tech leaders were still in diapers. And over the past 24 years, the company has become one of the top names in public relations on the West Coast, with a client roster that has included giants, such as Hewlett-Packard, Adobe, Dell and Siemens, as well as startups gunning for an...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Professor Ted Baker is the founding executive director of The Entrepreneurship Collaborative at North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management in Raleigh. The collaborative, known as TEC, is a center of research, education as well as a service provider to the entrepreneurship community. He also teaches on the faculty at North Carolina State University’s Department of Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Monday, December 8, 2014
Rutgers Business School, Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development has the mission to support the revitalization of Newark, New Jersey. Through its academic resources and partnering outreach the Center seeks to build a strong entrepreneurial and small business community in Newark. On November 18, 2014 the Center presented a special program that included a panel discussion...
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Global Entrepreneurship Week seemed like an ideal time to check in with Professor Brett Gilbert, who teaches a course about technology ventures, and to showcase some of the expertise Rutgers offers to entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial students.
Friday, November 21, 2014
The discussion and awards ceremony, which was sponsored by PNC Bank, was part of a series of events Rutgers Business School's Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development hosted during Global Entrepreneurship Week. The week featured guest speakers, panel discussions and a special session offering students a chance to be critiqued on their business pitches.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The Rutgers Business School's Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development announced Tuesday its inaugural Entrepreneurship Awards. The awards, according to a news release, will be given as part of an event CUEED is hosting for Global Entrepreneurship Week. Mukesh M. Patel, founder of Somerset-based JuiceTank, is being recognized as one of the Rutgers Alumni Entrepreneurs at the...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
"Entrepreneurship plays a crucial role in the growth of the local and the U.S. economy,” said Lyneir Richardson, executive director of CUEED. "CUEED is committed to strengthening entrepreneurship and providing entrepreneurs the essential skills to be globally competitive and helping America maintain its innovative edge."
Monday, November 3, 2014
Tavy Ronen, a finance professor who galvanized campus-wide support for the Business of Fashion concentration, said Rutgers Business School is developing a program that will prepare students for jobs in the world’s largest fashion houses just as it produces talented workers and executives for the finance and pharmaceutical industries.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Jeffrey Robinson, assistant director at Rutgers University’s Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, delivered the keynote speech at the event. He spoke about the work CUEED has done in its efforts to revitalize Newark, N.J., along with other urban communities in the state. Robinson’s address was structured around the three main lessons about how to be a successful...
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Representatives from business, education, government and the community will gather Friday at the University of Michigan to discuss creating business strategies for urban communities. The inaugural Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium will be held at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and is intended encourage and empower entrepreneurs and businesses to solve problems urban communities. “When you...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month beginning Sept. 15, WalletHub assessed the minority business climate within the 150 largest U.S. cities. It did so by examining 19 key metrics such as Hispanic entrepreneurship rates, corporate tax systems and the share of businesses owned by Hispanics. WalletHub, a social network launched by Evolution Finance and built around personal...
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Small businesses today no longer have the option of “thinking small”. Why? According to McKinsey, businesses expect that new digital technologies will transform their businesses. Deloitte states technology enabled businesses are “rethinking how business gets done” and building a competitive advantage. Think Amazon.com, Netflix, iTunes… the list goes on validating this.
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Business, education, government, and community representatives will gather to discuss strategies for creating sustainable, scalable business solutions for urban communities as part of the inaugural Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium in October. The keynote speaker for the Symposium is Jeffrey Robinson from Rutgers Business School, Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development. ...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Through a federal grant, small to midsize New Jersey businesses looking to institute or expand environmentally friendly practices can now get pro bono advice and technical assistance from experts in the green arena. The New Jersey Small Business Development Center's new initiative, supporting sustainability and pollution prevention with free counseling, is being funded by the U.S. Environmental...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
For many, a shopping trip is a simple experience. It certainly isn’t one where you expect to be followed and supervised by store employees who think you’re going to steal something. In some cases, people not only acknowledge that this stereotyping exists but attempt to justify it as well. Racial profiling is often defended by claims that black shoppers are more likely to shoplift, but according...
Monday, July 7, 2014
Utah State University professor Sterling Bone and Glenn Christensen, a professor at Brigham Young University, invited Rutgers Business School professor Jerome Williams to help with their academic research in 2008 because of his expertise on discrimination in the market place. Their work titled “Rejected, Shackled and Alone: The impact of Systemic Restricted Consumer Choice on Minority Consumers Construction of Self” was recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Minority business accelerators have launched in a handful of metropolitan areas in recent years as local businesses, chambers of commerce and economic development groups work to create more jobs and improve the quality of life in their regions. A key goal of the accelerators is to help minority owned-companies win contracts with large companies. Despite the rapid growth in the number of minority-...
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