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Featured Events | Apr 24, 2018 |

J. Michael Cline, founder of Fandango, shares the keys to entrepreneurship

If you’ve ever found yourself thinking, “this is the best idea ever,” you’re not alone. In fact, that’s the first point along “the emotional journey of creating something great,” according to J. Michael Cline, founder of Fandango and multiple other businesses, …

Undergraduate
Undergraduate | Sep 14, 2017 |

U.S. News ranks Gabelli School programs in top 25

The Gabelli School posted yet another strong performance in the U.S. News and World Report undergraduate business schools ranking. For 2018, the Gabelli School placed in the national top 25 in four undergraduate areas: #8 in international business, #13 in finance, …

Announcements
Announcements | Apr 11, 2017 |

Pitch perfect: Students compete for top prizes at Foundry Pitch Challenge

By Tanisia Morris The Fordham Foundry gave new meaning to the expression “elevator pitch” at its first-ever Pitch Challenge. Sponsored by the Foundry and BNP Paribas, the Pitch Challenge, which was held on April 1 at the Lincoln Center campus, …

Announcements
Announcements | Mar 28, 2017 |

No pranks, just pitches at April 1 Pitch Challenge

You don’t have to watch Shark Tank or fly to an international competition to see some of the biggest new business ideas get their start. Just come to McNally Amphitheater on Saturday, April 1, at 1:00 p.m. That’s where the stage is …

Featured Events
Featured Events | Mar 03, 2017 |

TrepCon: students, speakers, and startups

Bringing together more than 200 people—most of them college students—early on a Saturday morning is no small feat. But Fordham’s Entrepreneurship Conference, known as TrepCon, is no typical gathering. Run by the Entrepreneurship Society and the Gabelli School of Business, it’s a day-long …

Announcements
Announcements | Feb 15, 2017 |

Tickets still available for TrepCon—but not for long

More than six hours. More than 10 speakers. More ideas and opportunities than can be counted. It’s all coming up this Saturday at the sixth annual Entrepreneurship Conference, also known as TrepCon. Joe Halpin, BS ’17, one of the event coordinators, …

Featured Events
Featured Events | Feb 13, 2017 |

DraftKings VP gives the rundown on fantasy sports

You can’t always be at the field or in the stadium of your favorite sports team, but DraftKings offers what many fans see as a fairly comparable alternative. The site is a platform for what it calls “skill-based daily fantasy sports,” in which …

Faculty
Faculty | Jan 25, 2017 |

Entrepreneurship class feeds desire to do good

For young entrepreneurs, real-life experience is a great teacher. Real-life experience that also helps society? Even better. Christine Janssen, clinical assistant professor of management systems and director of the undergraduate entrepreneurship program, is always on the lookout for new businesses …

Undergraduate
Undergraduate | Nov 09, 2016 |

An appetite for entrepreneurship

When you think of typical business school activities, endeavors in exotic foods and fine wine may not immediately come to mind. While keeping the brain in good shape is important, for the students and alumna featured in the recent issue …

Featured Events
Featured Events | Apr 20, 2016 |

Draper to budding entrepreneurs: Be willing to ‘take the heat’

If you’re an entrepreneur with an idea you believe is the next big thing, take some advice from a prominent Silicon Valley venture capitalist: Don’t be afraid of being called crazy, and don’t be afraid to be criticized for your …

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