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Whitman Students Honored with D’Aniello Internships

Each semester, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management‘s Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises department selects senior and graduate level students to participate in the prestigious D’Aniello Entrepreneurial Internship Program, an internationally recognized initiative which provides unique entrepreneurial opportunities for highly…

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Student Start-Ups Take On the Panasci Business Plan Competition

Each year, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship hosts the Panasci Business Plan Competition, a campus-wide student business plan event designed to cultivate the entrepreneurial spirit of students as they create growth-oriented business models. This…

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Leaders Share Entrepreneurial Success with Students

Several guest speakers were welcomed to campus during the 2017-18 academic year to share their insights, experience and advice with students. Whitman Advisory Council (WAC) member and former Syracuse University Trustee Michael J. Falcone ’57 and his son, Mark, visited…

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WISE Women’s Business Center Relocates, Gaining Space for Growth

The WISE Women’s Business Center recently relocated, offering more space for the entrepreneurship resource program. “We are so pleased to be situated just yards away from where we were before,” said Joanne Lenweaver, director of the WISE Women’s Business Center.…

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Dave Knox Predicts the Turn Sept. 18 at Bird Library

Dave Knox, Grand Prix winner of the WPP Atticus Award for his book “Predicting the Turn: The High Stakes Game of Business Between Startups and Blue Chips” (Paramount Marketing Publishing, 2017), will visit Syracuse University to share his insights at a book…

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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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Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management’s WISE Women’s Business Center Relocates, Gaining Space for Growth

The WISE Women’s Business Center, a program of the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship, housed in Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, recently relocated, offering more space for the entrepreneurship resource program. WISE, which stands for Women Igniting the…

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Syracuse University Entrepreneurship Thought Leaders Appointed to CNBC Disruptor 50 Advisory Council for Second Year in a Row

Michael Haynie, vice chancellor for strategic initiatives and innovation, and Alexander McKelvie, associate dean for undergraduate and full-time master’s programs, and professor and chair of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises department, are two of 52…

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Faculty and Staff Honored at the Whitman School Annual Awards Ceremony

Several members of the faculty and staff of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University were honored at a ceremony May 15, including: Whitman Research Awards Whitman Research Fellow Award Erasmo Giambona Associate Professor of Finance Falcone Chair in Real Estate…

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Potential Legalization of Recreational Marijuana Sales Poses Opportunity in NY

By Syracuse Staff When investors begin testing the waters in the budding and potentially lucrative marijuana market, the dollars flow somewhat tentatively. Marijuana is still illegal at the federal level, and despite the eight states that have legalized it for…

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Syracuse University Fosters Entrepreneurship Through the Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Living and Learning Community

Each year incoming students have the opportunity to apply to learning communities at Syracuse University. A learning community is a group of students living together in a residence hall based on a common major, interest or theme, such as business…

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Whitman Seniors Featured among Poets & Quants for Undergrads’ Best & Brightest Undergraduate Business Majors for 2018

Catherine Cummings and Justin Harris, both seniors at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, were featured as two of the “best & brightest undergraduate business majors,” by Poets & Quants for Undergrads, a news website for undergraduate business education.…

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Why the Company You Keep in Early Fundraising Matters

Entrepreneurs may want to think twice before selecting founders and investors for their businesses. New entrepreneurship research from Professor Alexander McKelvie of Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management and Professor Eun-Jeong Ko ’17 Ph.D. of Silberman College of Business at Fairleigh Dickinson…

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Southside Innovation Center a Host Site for Business Growth Accelerator Program

The Southside Innovation Center, a program of Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management recently announced it is one of three regional centers for the New York State Division of Minority and Women’s Business Development’s Business Growth Accelerator Program…