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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…

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The Unforgettable Experience of an International Residency in Dubai

In January, I had the good fortune to accompany MBA@Syracuse students of Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). As my first residency and intensive elective for the MBA@Syracuse program, this…

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Entrepreneurship Program Named “National Model Entrepreneurship Program”

United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Presented Award at its Annual Conference The Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) program at the Whitman School of Management was recently named the National Model Program by the United States Association for…

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Fall 2017 Incoming Class

Each year, Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management enrolls a new class of accomplished students from a wide variety of backgrounds. Get to know this year’s incoming class. Embed Code <blockquote class=”embedly-card”><h4><a href=”http://voices.whitman.syr.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/WBTN_Fall2017.jpg”>null</a></h4><p>null</p></blockquote> <script async src=”//cdn.embedly.com/widgets/platform.js” charset=”UTF-8″></script>

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Syracuse University’s Entrepreneurship Programs Ranked in Top 20 by The Princeton Review; Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine

Syracuse University offers one of the best programs for students aspiring to launch their own businesses according to The Princeton Review. The education services company named the Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s undergraduate entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises program #16 and…

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Gerald T. Halpin ’50 (A&S) Named Orange Entrepreneur of the Year

In fall 2017, Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management honored Gerald T. Halpin ’50 (A&S) (Feb. 15, 1923- Aug. 14, 2017), with the Orange Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Halpin, who passed away shortly after learning of the recognition, was a…

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The Whitman School Hosts Third Annual Orange Tank Competition

As part of the 2017 Orange Central celebration the Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises program (EEE) at Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management hosted its third annual Orange Tank business pitch competition. During the Orange Tank competition, current Whitman students…

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The Whitman School Hosts Third Annual Orange Tank Competition

As part of the 2017 Orange Central celebration at Syracuse University, the Martin J. Whitman School of Management hosted its third annual Orange Tank business pitch competition. During the Orange Tank competition, current Whitman students and alumni entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas to…

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D’Aniello Internship Program Offers Entrepreneurial Opportunities

Each semester, the Whitman School offers D’Aniello Internships that provide a select group of exemplary undergraduate and graduate students with unique entrepreneurial opportunities. For the 2016-17 academic year, 15 students were offered a spot in this highly selective program. The…

The WISE Women’s Business Center Marks a Decade of Helping Women Bring Business Ideas to Reality

Berenice Bonilla had long pondered entrepreneurship. When she moved back to her native Syracuse in 2015, she turned to the WISE Women’s Business Center for help. Utilizing the center’s resources, she soon founded The Bérica Agency for Purposeful Branding, a…

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Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises Ranked in Top 10 for Research Impact

A new study of entrepreneurship research impact ranked the entrepreneurship department at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management #8 globally. Among the top 50 schools ranked, based on a citation analysis of published entrepreneurship articles, are Harvard University, Stanford University,…

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Maria Minniti: Developing the Next Generation of Entrepreneurial Leaders

From an early age, Maria Minniti, director of the Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) and the L. Bantle Chair of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, was interested in exploring what causes…

Applications Being Accepted for New Online Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management (Whitman School) today announced a new degree offering within its existing partnership with 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU). Entrepreneurship@Syracuse, a Master of Science in Entrepreneurship degree, adds to the Whitman School’s already robust…

Entrepreneurship Conference Brings Together Leading Scholars at Top Universities

The Whitman School of Management hosted the Great Lakes Entrepreneurship Network (GLEN) conference May 18 – 20. This was the fourth edition of the conference, with Western University’s Ivey Business School originally founding the event in 2011. The GLEN Conference was subsequently held at Ohio State’s Fisher College…

Whitman Hosts the 2017 Panasci Business Plan Competition

Each year, the entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises program at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management hosts the Panasci Business Plan Competition. The campus-wide competition includes a semi-final round of 16 teams followed by a final round where the top…

Syracuse University Student Entrepreneurs Win Big at New York Business Plan Competition

Syracuse University student entrepreneurship teams dominated the eighth annual New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC), which took place on Friday, April 28, at SUNY Poly’s NanoTech Complex in Albany. Syracuse teams captured the $100,000 grand prize and took first-place honors…

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AACSB International Recognizes Whitman School for Leading the Way in Entrepreneurial Education

The Entrepreneurship Spotlight Challenge uncovers cutting-edge practices at the forefront of entrepreneurship in business education AACSB International (AACSB), the world’s largest global education network, recognized Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management (Whitman School), for its commitment to creating…

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Fulbright Scholar Johan Wiklund to Research Workplace Mental Health Issues

Author’s Note: This article was first featured on Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University’s news page. The story was written by Jane Kenrick. Better understanding of workplace mental health issues is the focus of two inaugural Fulbright scholars at…

Get to Know Whitman’s Undergraduate Student Clubs and Orgs

At Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School, students can meet and network with students and professionals who share their business and entrepreneurial interest. With approximately 12 undergraduate student clubs and organizations,  Whitman students are provided a chance to learn from professionals and…

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Whitman School Professor Receives Inaugural Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award

Johan Wiklund to Conduct Research at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia  Johan Wiklund, the Al Berg Chair and professor of entrepreneurship at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, has been granted the inaugural RMIT Fulbright Distinguished Chair in…

Connecting Certified Minority and Woman-Owned Businesses with Opportunities at the 2017 MWBE Expo

The South Side Innovation Center (SSIC), Onondaga County and SUNY Upstate Medical University are hosting the Minority Women Business Enterprise (MWBE) Expo Feb. 9 at the SSIC, located at 2610 S. Salina St. in downtown Syracuse. The MWBE Expo will…

Students Representing Whitman Compete in the Global Family Enterprise Case Competition

A team of three undergraduate students representing Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management won fourth place in the fifth annual Global Family Enterprise Case Competition (FECC), hosted by the University of Vermont. The team, comprised of Jennie May…

Student Ventures Can Enter to Win Part of $45K+ in Startup Funding at 2017 Panasci Business Plan Competition

The Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship and the Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) in the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University announce a call for submissions for the 2017 Panasci Business Plan Competition. The competition accepts…

Whitman School Establishes Institute for Entrepreneurial Society

New program made possible with $1.75 million gift from Charles Koch Foundation  Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management is establishing the Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES) supported by a $1.75 million grant from the Charles Koch Foundation.…

Syracuse University’s E-Club Attends Harvard’s SPARK Entrepreneurship Conference

On Nov. 5, Syracuse University’s Entrepreneurship Club experienced the Harvard Business School’s one-day entrepreneurship conference, SPARK, once again. This time, it was even better than before. Over 40 members of the club were given the opportunity to attend. They gained…

Whitman School’s Entrepreneurship Programs Ranked in the Top 20 in the Nation by Princeton Review/Entrepreneurship Magazine

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship programs were ranked #13 and #17 respectively by Princeton Review/Entrepreneurship Magazine in the annual rankings, which were based on a survey that included topics such as the percentage…

Syracuse University’s Whitman School Hosts Alumni NYC Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

Syracuse University‘s top-ranked Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises department at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management will host an Entrepreneurship Bootcamp on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fisher Center in New York City. The NYC Entrepreneurship Bootcamp is designed for Syracuse University alumni who are thinking…

Whitman’s Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship Honored with the NASDAQ Center of Entrepreneurial Excellence Award

The Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship housed within Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management recently received the 2016 NASDAQ Center of Entrepreneurial Excellence award from the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers, an organization that brings together entrepreneurship centers to advance excellence in entrepreneurship. This award is given…

Entrepreneur and Emerging Enterprises 2015-2016 at a Glance

Consistently ranked as one of the top entrepreneurship programs in the nation, Syracuse University‘s Whitman School Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) department helps students discover their innate entrepreneurial potential, giving them a set of tools and perspective to capitalize on…

Syracuse University’s Entrepreneurship Program Ranked #1 for Veterans by USA Today/College Factual

Syracuse University’s Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) Program, housed within the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, was ranked #1 in the country for veterans by College Factual, a USA Today-affiliated website that helps students find the best colleges and…

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Whitman and Partner Host Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Surviving Family Members of 9/11

Members of the surviving families of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks gathered in July at the 9/11 Memorial Museum Education Center in New York City to take part in an entrepreneurship bootcamp hosted by Tuesday’s Children and the Martin J.…

Alumni Entrepreneurs Needed for Rankings Reporting

Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) is a flagship program at Whitman and is consistently included among the nation’s best by leading publications. In fact, U.S. News and World Report ranked Whitman’s  undergraduate entrepreneurship program 12th and our graduate program 17th in its 2016 listing.…

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Faculty Profile: Ken Walsleben, Professor of Entrepreneurial Practice

Ken Walsleben’s career came full circle when he joined the faculty at his alma mater. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1983 with a degree in economics and returned to teach in the Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises Department at the…

Why Crowdfunding May Not Be the Right Choice for Your Startup

Crowdfunding has given small businesses the opportunity to raise capital and turn their entrepreneurial dreams into a reality. For young millennial entrepreneurs, this form of capital is accessible as opposed to solely seeking investment from angel investors or venture capitalists.…

Student Start-Up Encourages Students to Engage with the Local Community

Richard Lewis launched his company, StudentTicket, during his first year at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, where he is currently double majoring in entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises and finance. “Almost every member of my extended family has…

Whitman School Professor John Petosa Weighs in on Martin Shkreli and Turing Pharmaceuticals

When businesses make praised, innovative decisions, the media will cover it in a story, maybe two. When businesses make mistakes, the media will keep the company in headlines for weeks as people try to make sense of the situation. Whitman…

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management Presents Entrepreneurship Excellence Awards to Faculty, Entrepreneurs and Students

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship and the Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) were proud to present awards to outstanding entrepreneurship professionals, faculty and students on Saturday, April 16.…