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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’s MBA a Top 25 Most Desired Program, According to Recent Study

According to Ready4, a Boston-based company that creates test prep apps, Syracuse University’s full-time MBA is the #25 most desired program. The study, now in its third year, uses survey data that obtained the preferences of more than 200,000 current…

Syracuse Life Trustee Launches University’s First Giving Day With $500,000 Gift Challenge

The generosity of Daniel A. D’Aniello ’68, a University Life Trustee, and his wife, Gayle, is the catalyst behind the launch of Boost the Cuse, Syracuse University’s first ever Giving Day on Oct. 17. The D’Aniello family has pledged $500,000…

Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises 2016-2017 at a Glance

Syracuse University‘s Whitman School Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) department, consistently ranked as one of the top entrepreneurship programs in the United States, offers students the total entrepreneurship experience. From the unique entrepreneurship courses to the exciting extracurricular activities and experiential learning opportunities, every student…

Joseph Comprix’s Commitment to Academia Accounts for Student Success Both on Campus and Online

Academia wasn’t the initial profession the Whitman School’s Joe Comprix pursued, but he would come to realize it was the one for which he was best suited. Scores of students and a list of accolades bear evidence. “When I was in my…

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…

#WhitmanWatch: Kenneth Mintz

Name: Kenneth Mintz  Graduation Year: 2019  Major(s)/Minor(s): Finance and public relations  Hometown: Wantagh, New York As a Whitman-Newhouse dual, Kenneth Mintz has been pursuing an education jam-packed with experiences that have allowed him to combine his passion for business and public relations with his love 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,…

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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.…

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…

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…

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Syracuse University selects its ACC InVenture Prize Competition Team

PowerSpike will represent Syracuse University at the inaugural Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) InVenture Prize Competition Apr. 5 – 6 at Georgia Institute of Technology. A “Shark Tank” style pitch competition where a team of undergraduates representing each ACC university pitches…

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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…