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Featured Events | Apr 19, 2016 |

Looking to Prosper? Peer-to-peer lending may be the answer

How does a man who wanted to be a doctor end up running a peer-to-peer lending service? For Ron Suber – president of Prosper Marketplace, a company that pairs everyman lenders with everyman borrowers – it’s a tale of changing …

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Featured Events | Apr 15, 2016 |

Cordes: Always ask, ‘How can I help you?’

When Ron Cordes, along with a group of academics and philanthropists, walked into a school in a Kenyan village in 2007, he immediately came to his own conclusions about how to fix the facility. Get rid of the dirt floors. Put …

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Featured Events | Apr 14, 2016 |

IT skills needed in all areas of business, panelists say

By Bailey Link, BS ’16 Nearly every career in the current job market has a technology component, so it is crucial to be fluent in the complex languages used to create programming, crunch data and perform other important tasks. How …

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Featured Events | Apr 08, 2016 |

Venture capitalist Tim Draper to speak at Fordham April 14

Tim Draper, a venture capitalist and billionaire who has invested in some of the most well-known recent tech startups, is coming to Fordham University. Draper will give a talk in the Fordham Law School Moot Court room on April 14 …

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Featured Events | Apr 07, 2016 |

April 12 panel to address empathy, humility in leadership

It’s a common belief that business leaders must be ruthless, focused only on shareholder optimization and profit, but a growing movement in commerce seeks to dispel that notion. Leaders, say those who advocate for a new approach, can succeed with …

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Featured Events | Apr 06, 2016 |

KPMG exec explains the value of data analytics in audits

Roger O’Donnell, the global head of data analytics at KPMG, scanned the lecture room on the third floor of Keating Hall and asked his audience of Fordham students a few questions: “How many of you are seniors? Juniors? Sophomores? … …

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Featured Events | Apr 05, 2016 |

CEO of Deloitte USA to speak at April 8 conference

To hear from some of the most influential women in finance, be at Fordham’s Rose Hill campus on Friday. Cathy Engelbert, CEO of Deloitte USA, and a panel of female professionals from GAMCO Inc., are featured in this year’s Women in Leadership Conference, organized …

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Featured Events | Mar 31, 2016 |

How’s your kidney? Why emotion counts in advertising

By Victoria Cleveland, BS ’18 What has the advertising world learned from the growing field of “consumer insights”? Among many lessons, that consumers are not all that insightful about themselves. “You can’t ask people how advertising affects them because they are …

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Featured Events | Mar 29, 2016 |

Is working out not working out? Gojimgo may be the answer

By Bailey Link, BS ’16 Want to know exactly when your favorite gym equipment is open for use? After all, finding the time to work out can be complicated when you have limited windows of opportunity between classes and events. A …

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Featured Events | Mar 15, 2016 |

Getting to the heart of the consumer

By Nina Heidig You might be surprised to see rocker Iggy Pop’s sinewy torso and ragged face in a fashion ad for H&M. But for Ole Pedersen, this unorthodox pairing exemplifies the power of creative insight. Pedersen, executive vice president …

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