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2021 National Survey of Military-Affiliated Entrepreneurs Survey Tracks Successes and Barriers, Wellness and Obstacles During COVID-19

2021 National Survey of Military-Affiliated Entrepreneurs Survey Tracks Successes and Barriers, Wellness and Obstacles During COVID-19 Discipline, perseverance, problem solving, leadership, teamwork. These are just some of the skills engrained in the military that often easily transfer into opportunities in…
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Haynie Taps Into Entrepreneurial Background to Manage COVID-19 on Campus

Haynie Taps Into Entrepreneurial Background to Manage COVID-19 on Campus Mike Haynie holds many titles at Syracuse University: Barnes Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Whitman School, executive director of the Institute of Veterans and Military Families and, what might be…
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Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) Update

Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) Update The Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) produces both academic research and broader influence through policy analysis and public outreach. IES scholars offer entrepreneurial solutions to complex social problems such as homelessness, wildfires…
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Whitman School, Institute for Veterans and Military Families Release First Data-Driven Research on Barriers to Entrepreneurship for Military

Whitman School, Institute for Veterans and Military Families Release First Data-Driven Research on Barriers to Entrepreneurship for Military Military skills like self-discipline, leadership, management skills, mental toughness and perseverance are highly transferable to entrepreneurship. However, these skills are not always…
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Whitman Colleagues’ Research Shows ADHD Can Be Beneficial to Entrepreneurs

Whitman Colleagues’ Research Shows ADHD Can Be Beneficial to Entrepreneurs Many people consider a diagnosis of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) a negative. But two professors in the Whitman School’s Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE)—both diagnosed with…
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Partnerships as an Enabler of Resourcefulness in Generating Sustainable Outcomes

Partnerships as an Enabler of Resourcefulness in Generating Sustainable Outcomes When we think of an entrepreneur, the image of one individual often comes to mind, but new research suggests that the benefits of entrepreneurial partnerships may be an overlooked resource…
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Master’s Program Adjusts Requirements to Better Fit Student Business Goals

Master’s Program Adjusts Requirements to Better Fit Student Business Goals The core of entrepreneurship is creating unique ideas and solutions that provide value for customers. So, it is only fitting that Whitman’s master of science program in entrepreneurship and emerging…
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WISE Center Incorporates New Programs With COVID-19 Response Funding

WISE Center Incorporates New Programs With COVID-19 Response Funding Last year, the WISE Women’s Business Center received a $420,000 grant from the Small Business Association to support the Center’s COVID-19 response activities. The funding, which was to be used between…
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Blackstone LaunchPad Is Hub for Whitman Students

Blackstone LaunchPad Is Hub for Whitman Students When students come to the Whitman School to pursue entrepreneurship, they have a unique opportunity to further their business ventures through Syracuse University’s Blackstone LaunchPad. An innovation hub that connects the University’s thriving…
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Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) Annual Report 2020-21

Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises Annual Report 2020-21 The 2020-21 academic year started out as mostly virtual, but ended with many of our programming back in-person, in a safe environment at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management.  We are very…
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Whitman Announces Winners of 2021 Annual Panasci Business Competition

Whitman Announces Winners of 2021 Annual Panasci Business Competition An innovative and an entrepreneurial spirit abounded during the Panasci Business Plan Competition, a campus-wide student business plan competition hosted by the Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) at Syracuse…
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$42,000 Awarded in Annual Orange Tank 2020 Business Pitch Competition

$42,000 Awarded in Annual Orange Tank 2020 Business Pitch Competition On Oct. 22, 2020, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management hosted the sixth annual Orange Tank business pitch competition virtually. Student and alumni entrepreneurs pitched their ventures to a…
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Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) Annual Report 2019-20

Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises Annual Report 2019-20 The 2019-2020 academic year was an auspicious one for the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. We kicked off our centennial year in September remembering our history. The Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE)…
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Syracuse University 2020 Panasci Business Plan Competition Winners

Syracuse University 2020 Panasci Business Plan Competition Winners Each year, the Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises Program at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management hosts the campus-wide Panasci Business Plan Competition. This event encourages students to think entrepreneurially and…
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Syracuse University Entrepreneurship Thought Leaders Appointed to CNBC Disruptor 50 Advisory Council for Fifth Year In A Row

For the fifth year in a row Michael Haynie, Syracuse University’s vice chancellor for strategic initiatives and innovation, and Alexander McKelvie, associate dean for undergraduate and master’s education, and professor of entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, were…
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Online Programs Lead to More Entrepreneurs

Syracuse University has long been known for its entrepreneurship program and overall entrepreneurial spirit. So, it’s no surprise that the Whitman School’s online programs are increasingly turning out new entrepreneurs. Since fall 2017, there have been 174 MBA@Syracuse graduates certified…
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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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Syracuse University Entrepreneurship Thought Leaders Appointed to CNBC Disruptor 50 Advisory Council for Fourth Year in a Row

For the fourth year in a row Michael Haynie, Syracuse University’s vice chancellor for strategic initiatives and innovation, and Alexander McKelvie, associate dean for undergraduate and master’s education, and professor and chair of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s…
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Graduate Student Spotlights: Class of 2019

HomeExperiential LearningClass of 2019Student SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFaculty & Staff Graduate Student Spotlights: Class of 2019 Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management offers a variety of graduate programs that prepare students to become exceptional business leaders and professionals. Learn more…

Intensive Deal-Making Course Fills a Need for Eager Entrepreneurs

HomeExperiential LearningClass of 2019Student SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFaculty & Staff Intensive Deal-Making Course Fills a Need for Eager Entrepreneurs Syracuse University Trustee Hal Fetner ’83 speaking at the Entrepreneurship Deal-Making course. Let’s make a deal! That’s what entrepreneurial-minded students at the…
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Whitman by the Numbers: 2019 Graduates

HomeExperiential LearningClass of 2019Student SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFaculty & Staff Whitman By the Numbers: 2019 Graduates Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management educates students to become successful business professionals prepared for a world of accelerated change. The Whitman School offers…
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Spring 2019 Capstone Business Plan Competition: Meet the Winners

Each semester teams of graduating students enrolled in the Capstone course at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management are challenged to propose and develop viable, sustainable entrepreneurial ventures. At the end of the semester, teams pitch these ventures at…
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Too Much Collaboration Can be Harmful to New Ventures

Collaboration is commonly encouraged throughout the world of entrepreneurship especially for entrepreneurs with new ventures. There are many benefits to collaboration, such as gaining different perspectives on problems or obtaining resources not readily available. However, research conducted by Johan Wiklund,…
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Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society Explores Macro-Level Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship doesn’t happen in a vacuum. That’s the idea fueling the work of Maria Minniti, Louis A. Bantle Chair in Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, and her team at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society…
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Leading Researcher Focuses on Entrepreneurship and Mental Health

Johan Wiklund, the Al Berg Endowed Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, has been studying entrepreneurship as it relates to mental health and well-being. He recently completed his appointment as a Fulbright…
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Everything You Need to Know About CBD: Latest FDA Guidance, State of the Industry and Buyers’ Guide

Earlier this month, now-resigned Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb issued a press release on hemp and hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD), providing guidance on how the FDA will begin to regulate hemp CBD. This release was Gottlieb’s first since the passing…
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Syracuse University Teams Compete in Hult Prize Competition Regionals

In March, three teams from Syracuse University advanced to the regionals of the 2019 Hult Prize Competition, a prestigious competition that challenges its participants to solve pressing social issues. Each year, fifteen regional events are held worldwide before the final global event, which is…
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Whitman School Professor Inspires Psychology Faculty and Doctoral Students to Think Entrepreneurially

“We are all entrepreneurs in one way or another,” is one of the many lessons Professor of Entrepreneurial Practice Alexandra Kostakis of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management is sharing with a group of faculty and graduate students from…
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New Entrepreneurship Research Explores Mental Health Disorders in Family Businesses

Mental health problems can not only impact individuals and families, but family businesses as well. New entrepreneurship research explores the unique opportunities and challenges of family businesses dealing with mental disorders in the family and paves the way for future…
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David Lucas Testifies Before U.S. Congress to Address Homelessness in America

David Lucas, a postdoctoral research fellow with the Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, offered a testimony before U.S. Congress during a hearing entitled, “Homeless in America: Examining the Crisis and Solutions…
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Meet the Winners — Fall 2018 Capstone Business Plan Competition

The culmination of every student’s business education at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University is what is known as “Capstone,” a three-credit course designed to inspire graduating students’ entrepreneurial spirits and teach tangible skills. The final…
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Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises Program 2017-2018 Annual Review

The field of entrepreneurship is evolving at record pace. The number of universities and colleges developing new entrepreneurship programs and student interest in entrepreneurship as a vocation and mindset is staggering. Luckily, Syracuse University has been well ahead of the curve in terms of…