Central Network of Entrepreneurial Collegiate Teams Collaboration

The Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises department at the Martin j. Whitman School of Management in collaboration with Stanford University’s Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students (BASES), Columbia University’s Columbia Organization of Rising Entrepreneurs (CORE), Harvard University’s Harvard College Ventures, Northwestern…

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Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management Named Among the Best Colleges for Start-Ups by bestcolleges.com

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management  recently was ranked #18 on bestcolleges.com’s list of the Best Colleges for Start-Ups. According to the site, “nearly all of these entrepreneurial powerhouses are large research universities, as big schools often have the vast and…

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Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises 2014-2015 Year at a Glance

Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises is a flagship program at the Whitman School of Management, which is consistently ranked as one of the top entrepreneurship programs in the nation. Whitman EEE helps students discover their innate entrepreneurial potential, giving them a set…

Professors of Entrepreneurship Tom Lumpkin and Johan Wiklund

Two Whitman Entrepreneurship Professors Receive 2015 Greif Research Impact Award

A paper co-authored by Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management’s Johan Wiklund, professor of entrepreneurship, and Professor Tom Lumpkin, The Chris J. Witting Chair in Entrepreneurship, was selected to receive the 2015 Greif Research Impact Award. The two…

Ryan Blum

Recent Whitman Alum and CEO of Study Abroad Apartments, Ryan Blum

Ryan Blum is the co-founder and CEO of Study Abroad Apartments. Study Abroad Apartments acts as a third party intermediary between American students studying abroad and international housing providers. University students are able to rent apartments for as little as…

Capstone students

Team Voce Shares their Voice at TCU’s Ventures and Values Competition

Voce—it’s the Italian word for voice, and it’s exactly what the winners of Whitman’s fall 2014 capstone competition want to give back to women on college campuses with their award-winning product. Last fall, the team worked together to develop a…

Todd Moss

Professor Todd Moss to Lead the Sustainable Enterprise Partnership

Todd Moss has joined Whitman as an assistant professor of entrepreneurship and faculty director of the Sustainable Enterprise Partnership. Moss’ research is focused on the intersections of entrepreneurship, social responsibility and innovation and has appeared in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice,…

Melanie Witkower

PANASCI Winner Bridges Gap Between Production Companies and Audiences

Melanie Witkower ’14 earned the top prize and a $20,000 award in the Panasci Business Plan competition for her business, Screen-Bridge. Screen-Bridge is a social television production company that works with TV networks to engage viewers online through campaign conceptualization,…

Alejandro Amezcua

Professor Amezcua’s Research Featured in Industry and Consumer Media

Research by Alejandro Amezcua, assistant professor of entrepreneurship, on business incubators was published in the Academy of Management Journal. The paper, titled “Organizational sponsorship and founding environments: A contingency view on the survival of business-incubated firms, 1994–2007,” was co-authored with…

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Veterans Program Gives Former Soldiers Entrepreneurial Training and Support

J. Michael Haynie, executive director of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families and the Barnes professor of entrepreneurship at Whitman, is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. In his post-service role as a professor, it weighed on him…

Steve Pincus

Experiential Learning Yields Mutual Benefits for Students and Businesses

The objective of EEE420/621 “Corporate Entrepreneurship” is for students to understand the entrepreneurial behavior of corporations. Student teams are assigned to local companies and examine growth, organizational structure, culture, employee compensation, knowledge management and human resource issues. The teams are…

Funk 'N Waffles

Adam Gold ’07 and Kyle Corea ’07 Open Second Location of Funk ‘N Waffles Restaurant

Adam Gold ’07 and Kyle Corea ’07 started Funk ‘N Waffles in Whitman’s Couri Hatchery. It is a specialty café, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with an emphasis on natural, organic, locally-grown food. At night, Funk ‘n Waffles features…