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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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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WISE Symposium to Inspire and Empower Women Entrepreneurs & Business Leaders

15th Annual Conference Takes Place April 25 at SKY Armory Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (WISE) is bringing powerhouse guest speakers to the 15th annual WISE Symposium Tuesday, April 25, to inspire an anticipated hundreds at SKY Armory in…

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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…

#WhitmanWatch: Chong Kyoon “C.K.” Lee

Name: Chong Kyoon Lee Graduation Year: 2017 Major(s)/ Minor: Entrepreneurship Hometown: Daegu, South Korea LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/c-k-lee-550b9612 Having been to more than 30 countries, C.K. Lee ’17 is no stranger to new experiences. He has traveled all over the globe for schooling…

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Whitman Entrepreneurship Professor Appointed Editor-In-Chief of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice

Johan Wiklund, the Al Berg Chair and professor of entrepreneurship at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management will transition to the role of editor-in-chief for Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, the second most influential journal in the field of…

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…

Local Entrepreneurs Showcasing Products at South Side Innovation Center’s Holiday Market

The South Side Innovation Center (SSIC) is hosting its annual Holiday Market on Saturday, Dec. 17, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the center, 2610 S. Salina St. in downtown Syracuse. Local businesses and community members are invited to sample new and unique food…

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…

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…

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Workshop Focuses on Entrepreneurship and Mental Health

The entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises department held a workshop Oct. 7-8, to discuss papers that have been accepted for an Academy of Management Perspectives special issue titled, “Entrepreneurship and Mental Health.” Participants included clinical psychologists, as well as leading management…

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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.…

The Dark Side of Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs beware! Research by Alexander McKelvie, department chair of entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises at Syracuse University‘s Martin J. Whitman School of Management, shows habitual entrepreneurs, those who launch multiple start-ups throughout their careers, may display symptoms of behavioral addiction. Know the signs and negative impacts of entrepreneurship addiction. Embed Code:…

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Whitman Research Newsletter – July/August 2016

The Whitman Research Newsletter highlights awards, honors, new research and more from Whitman’s research faculty. It is published bi-monthly. Send your research inquiries/highlights to: Michel Benaroch, associate dean for research and doctoral programs. Awards and Honors Ravi Dharwadkar, chair and professor of…

Questions, Answers and Disney World with Professor Balasubramanian

Natarajan Balasubramanian, associate professor of management at Syracuse University’s Whitman School, has made a career of questions and answers. Before joining academia, he provided answers to business and finance questions as a consultant. Today, he is the one asking questions,…

New Research Examines Non-Compete Agreements and Their Effect on Entrepreneurship

New management research from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University offers new insight into the practice of non-compete agreements common in many industries across the country. Non-competes are often in place so companies can protect innovations/ideas…

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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.…

New Research on Venture Creation in the Wake of Disasters Shows Victims Must Be Involved in Shaping their Own Recovery

New research from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management finds that when victims of disasters can and must be involved in shaping their own recovery, and they can be very successful, particularly when they have strong, established social…

Whitman School Students Receive Whitman Alumni Club of Central New York Awards

The Whitman Alumni Club of Central New York honors four Martin J. Whitman School of Management students with excellence awards. Whitman’s Xinye Zou, Diana Correia and Alexa Cloud received Russell J. Hamilton Scholarship Awards, named for former Whitman School assistant dean, Russ Hamilton. These awards are presented annually to…

SU Enactus to Compete in the 2016 Enactus National Exposition

In less than two weeks, a handful of Syracuse University Enactus students will be competing in the 2016 Enactus National Exposition in St. Louis, Missouri. Every year, SU Enactus, a social entrepreneurship organization housed within Whitman, competes in a presentation competition. This…

Director of the WISE Women’s Business Center Joanne Lenweaver Honored as 2016 Woman of Distinction by Assemblyman Al Stirpe

Joanne Lenweaver, director of the Whitman School’s WISE Women’s Business Center, was selected as one of the 2016 Women of Distinction Award recipients and was honored at the 4th Annual Women of Distinction Awards ceremony held Saturday, April 16, at the…

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…

What can I do with a Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises Degree?

Established in the 1990s, the entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises program Whitman offers is one of the few formal academic programs dedicated to teaching students entrepreneurial skills. The program consistently ranks as one of the top entrepreneurship programs in the country and…

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Guest Post: Graduate Student Gefei Zhang Finds Passion through Balancing the Books Volunteer Program

After I started classes at Syracuse, I often felt bored because as a graduate student, I only had three courses this semester. Naturally, I tried to find something else to do. I went to the Annual Taste of Westcott, had delicious…

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Faculty Spotlight: John J. Petosa, Professor of Practice

John Petosa is the perfect example of how a golf game can influence a career. Nearly 12 years ago, while on the golf course with Professor of Accounting Practice Bill Walsh, Petosa first considered being an adjunct professor of accounting. Professor Walsh thought he’d…

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Students Encouraged to Pitch Business Ideas at ACC Innovation Challenge

Entrepreneurship initiatives within schools from across the Syracuse University campus are working together to collect applications from current and aspiring student entrepreneurs to enter the first annual Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Innovation Challenge. Students with a business idea or startup…

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

On Nov. 14 the Syracuse University Entrepreneurship Club took a trip to Boston to take part in Harvard University’s annual one-day Entrepreneurship Conference, SPARK. The conference was an exciting opportunity to connect with and learn from renowned entrepreneurs, investors, experts…