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Accounting Students Network Virtually with Professionals at EY

As Syracuse University students, faculty and staff have moved to online learning and remote work, many have found ways to use virtual tools to their advantage. With the help of technology and the importance of networking opportunities at the Martin J. Whitman School…
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Student Entrepreneurs Successful at both Techstars Startup Weekend Remote USA and Hult Prize Regional Competitions

A group of five Syracuse University students and one alumni, all active members of the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at Syracuse University Libraries (LaunchPad), were selected as a top ten team in the east division at the Techstars Startup…
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George Dawson ’08, Techstars Fund Controller, Speaking at Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at Syracuse University Libraries

The Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at Syracuse University Libraries (LaunchPad) is hosting George Dawson ’08, Techstars Fund Controller, for a “Fireside Chat” on Friday, November 1 at 4 p.m. at Bird Library. The event is free and open to the…

Blackstone LaunchPad Hosts Techstars StartUp Weekend at Syracuse University

The Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at Syracuse University Libraries (LaunchPad) will be hosting a Techstars Startup Weekend in partnership with Google for Startups on September 20 and 21, 2019 at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management (Whitman School)…
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Syracuse University Startup Powerspike Raises $500,000 and Joins Techstars Atlanta to Build Live Streaming Influencer Marketing Tools

PowerSpike, the leading influencer marketing and analytics platform for live streaming, announced this week a combined investment of $500,000 by The Sixers Innovation Lab Crafted by Kimball, Techstars Atlanta – in partnership with Cox Enterprises, Dorm Room Fund, and other…
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Alumna Leverages Opportunities to Expand Business, Gain Knowledge in Graduate EEE Program

As a young alumna, Kelsey Davis ’19 (NEW), ’20 M.S. is taking on Los Angeles with her startup and 10 team members. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Davis saw an opportunity at Syracuse University to explore her creativity and found the…
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Student Innovators Created Positive Opportunities in Hard Times

Student Innovators Created Positive Opportunities in Hard Times COVID-19 has certainly had a negative impact on the Syracuse University community, but some Whitman students were able to find a small piece of the positive in recent months. And while there…
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Matthew Shumer, Wins Syracuse University campus wide InVenture Prize

Matthew Shumer ’22, founder of Visos, the first virtual reality (VR) headset specifically designed for healthcare applications, won Syracuse University’s campus qualifier competition, sponsored by the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars at Syracuse University Libraries, on February 21. He received a…
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Syracuse University Startup CLLCTVE Selected for LaunchPad Lift Cohort Program

Kelsey Davis ’19 (NEW), G’20 (Whitman School) and CLLCTVE, a team of student entrepreneurs from Syracuse University, have been selected to participate in the spring 2020 cohort of LaunchPad Lift. The program takes 10 college student business ventures from the…
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Dan Fridliand ’18 tackles anxiety and stress management with new app, Awning

Alumnus Daniel Fridliand ’18, entrepreneur and co-founder of the stress management app Awning, almost didn’t pursue a business degree at Syracuse University. He started as an intended international relations major. When Fridliand started his first semester through the SU Discovery…

Todd Rubin ’04 Establishes Grant for Blackstone LaunchPad Innovation Mentors – Blackstone LaunchPad

Todd Rubin ’04 (School of Architecture), Minister of Evolution and President of The Republic of Tea, established a grant through the Rubin Family Foundation for the 2019-2020 academic year for five “Rubin Family Innovation Mentors” at Blackstone LaunchPad powered by…
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Whitman School Alumnus Launches Book Titled “Adversity to Advantage: How to Overcome Bullying & Find Entrepreneurial Success”

Randy Ginsburg ‘19 recently launched a book titled “Adversity to Advantage: How to Overcome Bullying & Find Entrepreneurial Success.” Ginsburg, a graduate of the Whitman School of Management, earned a double major in entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises and marketing management…
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Hayley Foster, Author and Business Coach, to Speak at Syracuse University

Hayley Foster, business coach and author of Foster Your Passion, will provide a keynote address Nov. 12 from 1-2 p.m. at Syracuse University’s Peter Graham Scholarly Commons in Bird Library as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. The event is open to the public…

Featured Alumni Entrepreneur: Mike Friedman ’12, Co-Founder of TallOrder.Com, Partners with 9/11 Charity

At 6’9” and 6’11”, my twin brother Dan and I have always stood out for our size. As kids, we were commonly referred to as the “Twin Towers.” This deep-rooted irony is especially difficult for us because on Tuesday, September…

With Viewership and Revenue Booming, Esports Set to Compete with Traditional Sports

By Syracuse Staff Writer In 2017, more than 111 million people watched the Super Bowl, traditionally one of the most popular sporting events on television. But that figure is eclipsed by the number of people who follow a different type of…
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Syracuse University’s Xi Tau Honored With DSP Regional Awards

With more than 265,000 initiates, Delta Sigma Pi (DSP) is the nation’s largest co-ed professional business fraternity. The Xi Tau Chapter was established at Syracuse University in 2001, and encourages personal and professional development for business and economics students through professional,…
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American Marketing Association Executive Board Leads Major Remodeling

The American Marketing Association (AMA) chapter at Whitman School of Management has recently gone through a remodeling phase this semester spearheaded by co-presidents Joey Howard and Josh Fyffe. As active AMA members, they understand the impact this organization has on its current…