Entrepreneur Spotlight: Ramona Cedeno on migrating from the corporate world to the startup world

Some businesses are forever destined to remain small, especially if you as the entrepreneur are the business. Scaling was never a priority for Ramona Cedeno, founder of FiBrick Financial Services, who came to Baruch College recently as a guest speaker for the ‘Entrepreneurial Experiences‘ undergraduate class. A Baruch alum, Cedeno launched her business two years […]

Are you an entrepreneur, or want to be one? Join us at the Student Entrepreneur Resource Fair!

As a CUNY student, you have a wealth of FREE resources at your fingertips to help you start and run your own business. From CUNY-run business accelerator programs to pitch competitions and business advising, makerspaces and more. Join us on Tuesday, October 17 to meet with fellow student entrepreneurs as well as staff from CUNY […]

The top 5 coolest gadgets from CEWeek 2017

The MakerHub took a field trip to CEWeek 2017, an annual consumer electronics trade show featuring the latest technologies and gadgets, some of which haven’t even hit the market yet. We had the chance to try out the latest VR headsets and play games using augmented reality, experiment with digital polaroid cameras, and more. Here’s […]

Be Your Own Promoter: Five Digital Marketing Hacks for Entrepreneurs

It’s happened before: you searched online for a restaurant, laundromat, or local retailer, but the business lacked either a website or a Facebook business page. Denied the information you needed, you moved on. Web presence is a must for discoverability, but time-pressed entrepreneurs often don’t have the wherewithal to regularly engage new business online. Here […]

Need electives for your graduate degree? Consider a course in entrepreneurship!

Whether or not you’re an entrepreneurship major, taking a course in entrepreneurship helps you understand business management from an owner’s perspective and is a great way to round out your MBA/MS. The following courses are still accepting registrations for Fall 2017. For more information, click to read the full course description. You can register for […]

WeWork founder Adam Neumann offers Baruch grads a “blueprint for success” at commencement ceremony

Billionaire WeWork founder Adam Neumann stood among the Baruch College graduating class of 2017 at this year’s commencement ceremony, having finally earned his B.B.A. fifteen years after taking his first freshman class at Baruch. In 2010, the Israeli entrepreneur started a real estate business that birthed the concept of shared office space to spur collaboration […]

Entrepreneur Spotlight: David Steingard, Founder of Laughing Man Coffee on socially responsible business and working with a Hollywood actor

Coffee drinkers tend to be loyalists, but they latch onto particular brands for various reasons – be it ethical standards, pricing, or the ambiance of the outlet itself. Fundamentally, coffee is not a proprietary business, says David Steingard, cofounder and CEO of NYC-based Laughing Man Coffee. Instead, his brand differentiates itself through exceptional customer service […]

Students work with the MakerHub to prototype their ideas at Creative Inquiry Day 2017

Good ideas are wonderful, fickle things, but they’re also intangible. Prototyping bridges that gap. A number of students approached the MakerHub to ask for help with prototyping their ideas for Creative Inquiry Day 2017. Many of them were designing innovative healthcare products – from 3D printed rods for the surgical treatment of osteogenesis imperfecta, a […]

Entrepreneurs visit the Field Center: Yin Lin, co-founder of SheWorx

Yin Lin is a marathon runner and entrepreneur who runs a global collective of female entrepreneurs with a presence in seven countries. SheWorx helps to change the often hostile and competitive investor-entrepreneur relationship by hosting conferences with a friendly, roundtable environment where investors and entrepreneurs can freely interact, rather than the typical setup of investors on one side, […]

This April, CUNY Startups is hosting its second hackathon! Here’s how you can get involved

  They’ve just rebranded as CUNY Startups (formerly the CUNY Center for Student Entrepreneurship) and now they’re about to host the second CUNY hackathon. This three-day, 26-hour sprint brings together students from all 25 CUNY schools and from a range of majors, backgrounds and interests to design and build apps intended to make life easier for CUNY […]

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