Mitzi Perdue: How a Dying Man Redefined My Idea of Failure

At a recent conference hosted by the Field Center, entrepreneur and businesswoman Mitzi Perdue recounted how one of her employees longed to write a book called ‘Life: The Owner’s Manual.’ With an IQ of over 200, he had spent 40 years doing research for the book. One day, he was diagnosed with terminal heart disease. […]

amNewYork profiles Baruch social entrepreneur, Tredesha Howard: Black History Month – Students who are shaping the future of NYC

This article is excerpted from amNewYork. Click here to read the original article Being “a citizen of the world” is cliché, but it’s hard to describe Tredesha Howard any other way. A native of Barbados, she came to New York City in November 2014 “chasing” a retail job. She had experience selling cellular phones back home […]

Two disruptive catalysts small business doesn’t see coming: Director of the Lawrence N. Field Programs Scott Newbert featured in Fox Business

By Lee Howard Originally published on Fox Business If you’re a small business, you should know there are clever people in not so faraway places working against you, day and night. And if they have their way, they will upend your business and your life, entirely. Just the thought of it, makes them cackle with glee.  OK, […]

Baruch students launch the College Entrepreneurial Organization for student entrepreneurs!

Launching a student club on campus is one way to become an entrepreneur. Four students recently re-launched an entrepreneurship club for students here at Baruch College called the College Entrepreneurial Organization (CEO). Their goal is to become a close-knit entrepreneurial network that cultivates Baruch College students in their entrepreneurial ventures, ideas and pursuits. “We really […]

Global Family Business Event 2017: How to grow a family business into an empire using synergy

  How does a family business become an empire? Through offspring, of course – and not just the flesh-and-blood variety. At this year’s Global Family Business Event, father and daughter Johannes and Christina Suriadjaja shared how they each built synergic startups which allow them to divvy up clients, industry contacts and business wisdom. Based in […]

Baruch College Gets High Rankings in The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Top 25 Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies” for 2018

Zicklin School of Business in the Top 10 Undergraduate and Graduate Programs Nationwide for Third Consecutive Year  New York, NY – November 14, 2017 – 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 survey of the “Top Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2018.” Baruch […]

Interested in entrepreneurship? Join the club! The College Entrepreneurial Organization launches at Baruch

The College Entrepreneurial Organization is launching at Baruch this Thursday, December 7 to bring together student entrepreneurs who are interested in pursuing their dreams and ventures and establishing lifelong friendships. Get involved in entrepreneurship events featuring guest speakers from the industry, learn about entrepreneurship resources throughout CUNY and participate in workshops that will teach you how […]

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 […]

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