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Juvoni Beckford goes to Startup School

Areas of Study, Entrepreneurship, Event Recaps, IT / Information Systems, Stories | Nov 08, 2012 |

Dropbox. Reddit. Scribd. AirBnB. Weebly. Besides being recent startups on their way toward becoming household names, what do these have in common? Roots in Y Combinator, a Silicon Valley seed-funder that specializes in getting promising new businesses off the ground. …

Fordham summit envisions a Bronx “Silicon Alley”

Areas of Study, Entrepreneurship, Event Recaps, IT / Information Systems, Stories | Oct 31, 2012 |

by Faye Kulik (GSB ’13) Imagine Manhattan’s “Silicon Alley” extending up Jerome Avenue in the Bronx. Or blazing a trail across Fordham Road. That was the vision that united business owners, students, professors and community leaders this month at a …

Deloitte signs on as lead TrepCon sponsor

Accounting, Areas of Study, Entrepreneurship | Oct 19, 2012 |

With a generous donation, Deloitte has become the lead sponsor of TrepCon 2012, the Gabelli School’s annual entrepreneurship conference. The firm’s involvement signals the rising stature of TrepCon, which debuted a few years ago as a small gathering and has since …

Fordham’s small-business incubator opens in the Bronx

Areas of Study, Entrepreneurship, Faculty, Stories | Oct 17, 2012 |

(Adapted from a longer story written by Patrick Verel for www.fordham.edu) New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg joined Dean Donna Rapaccioli to launch a state-of-the-art facility that houses the Gabelli School’s new small-business incubator: the Fordham Foundry. The Foundry, …

Add Social Entrepreneurship to your spring courses

Areas of Study, Coursework, Entrepreneurship, Stories | Oct 11, 2012 |

Social entrepreneurship is gaining ground in the business world — which makes this a great time to learn all about it. Consider enrolling in the Social Entrepreneurship course next semester. Social companies, so named because they have a benefit to …

Travel to India this spring with 3 new Fair Trade courses!

Areas of Study, Coursework, Entrepreneurship, Global, Stories | Oct 10, 2012 |

India is one of the most important economies to understand in today’s business landscape. Three new Fordham courses give you the chance to travel there. Change your plans for spring 2013 registration? These courses are part of the Gabelli School’s …

“Build it for your customers,” entrepreneurial alum advises

Alumni, Areas of Study, Entrepreneurship, Stories | Sep 27, 2012 |

by Balt Heldring (GSB ’14) “Brutal” — that’s the word Brendan Marshall (GSB ’05) uses to describe his experience in investment banking. After graduating from Fordham, Marshall was hired as an analyst for Perella Weinberg Partners. It wasn’t for him. …

Shape Fordham’s tech involvement in the Bronx: 10/17

Areas of Study, Entrepreneurship, Faculty, Featured Events, IT / Information Systems | Sep 18, 2012 |

A sign of a well-run organization is that it takes time out to make sure it is fulfilling its mission and meeting people’s needs. Our own Center for Digital Transformation is about to pause, take stock and determine the most effective …

9/18: Meet a Gabelli School culinary entrepreneur

Alumni, Areas of Study, Entrepreneurship, Featured Events, Stories | Sep 15, 2012 |

When Brendan Marshall (GSB ’05) graduated from the Gabelli School of Business, he saw himself on Wall Street — and went there, working as an analyst in the M&A Advisory practice of Perella Weinberg Partners. Seven years later, though, his …

Freshman entrepreneurs: Don’t miss the Compass deadline!

Areas of Study, Entrepreneurship | Sep 13, 2012 |

Gabelli School freshmen who seek a spot in the prestigious Compass Fellowship entrepreneurship program have only one week left to complete their applications. If you want to spend a year developing a socially conscious business idea — in parallel with …


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