How To Get Over Fear and Get Out of Your Own Head

Getting out of my own head is really hard. In moments of idleness I catch myself in deep thought or worry. Sometimes, it’s hard to realize that those worries or fears are what’s stopping me from becoming the CEO of my own life. A few months ago, I was struggling to combat fear of failure […]

Get involved in entrepreneurship at our Student Entrepreneur Resource Fair

Do you want to be part of entrepreneurship culture at Baruch College? As a CUNY student, you have a wealth of resources at your fingertips to launch and run your own business. Come to our first-ever Open House to learn more. You’ll have the chance to meet and mingle with staff from the Field Center, Baruch Small Business […]

Would you like to win a 3D selfie? Help us name our “crazy innovation” competition! Just look for the balloons

If you noticed a parade of balloons on the 2nd floor lobby of the Newman Vertical Campus, it was probably us. We, the MakerHub, are Baruch’s resident makerspace for technology, design and entrepreneurship, and this semester we are hosting a “crazy innovation” competition inviting students like you into our makerspace. Using our equipment and technology, you […]

Bye-Bye Business: 5 Reasons Startups Fail According to Those Who Have Been There, Done That

“Survivorship bias” in small business literature means that failures often go unpublished, and lessons are extracted from success stories alone. The less sunny side of the startup grind can provide indispensable insight into survival, for half – if not more – of knowing what to do is knowing what not to do. Here are 10 […]

New Year’s Resolutions by the Field Fellows

Baruch College Gets High Rankings in The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Top 25 Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies” for 2017

  New York, NY – November 17, 2016 – Baruch College’s undergraduate and graduate programs at the College’s Zicklin School of Business were ranked in the top 10 by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine’s annual survey of the “Top Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2017.” Baruch ranked #7 in the category of “Top 25 […]

How do current immigration laws affect foreign entrepreneurs looking to break into the United States? Founders discuss at TechWeek 2016

It may come as a surprise to you how profoundly our current immigration laws affect the world of startups – especially international business owners. During this past election cycle, the debate surrounding immigration struck a controversial chord across the country and found its way into the panel discussions at this year’s TechWeek. Mark O’ Neil of JackThreads, Yin Lin […]

Here’s why failure can be the best thing that ever happens to you

Social entrepreneurship: How leaders are doing well by doing good

Corporate America’s capitalist rep has engendered a general distrust of large organizations as waste producers who underpay workers and exploit tax loopholes. But these philanthropy-minded startups that we met at TechWeek 2016 have found that shelling out funds for good deeds gets them ahead, even helping to nudge up their bottom line and retain top […]

Students scheme over solutions to urban transportation at our last Maker Day of the semester

We decided to throw students a curveball at our last MakerDay of the Fall semester. We challenged them to come up with innovative solutions to urban transportation using nothing but Legos, origami paper, Cubelets and littleBits circuit boards. They would then divide up into teams and pitch their idea in just 60 seconds to our […]