Huffington Post: SmartPitch Finalists and Their Innovative Approaches to Social Problems

By Elischia Fludd | Originally published on on July 23, 2013   Baruch Students Add Social Enterprises to Influence American Behavior Five Baruch College students are changing the world as we know it with their innovative approaches to social problems. Dwight Peters, John Fout, Morris Sued, Eli Attias and Ronald Zorrilla were the winners of the CUNY IVE […]

CrowdCases Featured on MSNBC and American Express Open Forum

Dwight Peters, Baruch undergrad and winner of the SmartPitch 2013 Challenge pitches his startup on MSNBC: CrowdCases is a tech accessories brand with a social mission and is powered by a growing community of graphic designers   View the original video here, on American Express Open Forum’s website    

VLOG: Family Business

What makes being a part of a family business unique? What are the challenges that these members have to confront in order to preserve and grow their businesses as well as their familial relationships? Students from the Zicklin School of Business fill you in on their real-life experiences and the Family Business Programs they’ve attended […]

Baruch College and IBM Announce Winners of 11th Annual SmartPitch Challenge

Originally written by the Office of Communications and Marketing at Baruch College: SmartPitch Challenge 2013 NEW YORK, NY- June 7, 2013 — Student entrepreneurs from New York City colleges and universities made their final pitches in hopes of becoming the winner of the 11th Annual SmartPitch Challenge. The Top 10 teams made their presentations on June 6 and […]

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Accountant?

  Many small businesses consider the use of accountants only when preparing tax returns.  However their expertise can be employed in a number of ways which may have been previously unfamiliar to many small business owners. Listed below are just a few areas where the services of a licensed accountant may be beneficial to small businesses: a) […]

Internship: The Field Fellowship Program

The Field Fellowship Program at the Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship provides valuable professional development experience for students alongside a rigorous academic program at the Zicklin School of Business. Undergraduate and graduate students (Field Fellows) work alongside faculty and staff in various initiatives and projects such as our Maker Hub initiative, consulting through the […]

SmartPitch 2013 Featured in Crain’s NY

The Field Center for Entrepreneurship was featured in Crain’s NY on Apr 14th, in an article that discussed the benefits and rewards for entrepreneurs who participate in business-plan and pitch competitions. Amongst the highlights are a mention of the Baruch College & Merrill Lynch Entrepreneurship Competition that ran from 2000 to 2010 which has now […]

Crowdfunding and How To Make It Work For You

  By Marc J. Kelly | Originally published on Top MBA Connect on March 29, 2013   Crowdfunding: The collective effort of individuals who network and pool their money, usually via the Internet, to support efforts initiated by other people or organizations. We all keep hearing all the stories about how companies have been successful at raising […]