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See the range of incredible startup ideas from the SmartPitch Challenge 2016

As CUNY’s biggest ideation competition, the SmartPitch Challenge is a hotbed for CUNY’s most innovative startup concepts. Twenty-five finalists passed the third and final phase of the competition before the Final Event, where they would pitch their idea in just four minutes before a roomful of investors and the CUNY community. For the first time […]

With the right tools, your business idea can become a business – here’s how

Imagine if a business could simply be “grown” in climate-controlled laboratory conditions without unknowable variables. While incubators don’t promise exactly that, they do provide a resource haven for entrepreneurs to nurture the seedlings of startup. The CUNY Center for Student Entrepreneurship is hosting the third cohort of its semesterly Incubator to support student entrepreneurship. CUNY […]

What You Need to Know About Excubators – And How They Differ from Incubators

Incubators, accelerators, pre-accelerators, seed funders, and more – this is the thicket of vernaculars startups are expected to understand when seeking tools for funding and growth. Now, the “excubator” enters the mix. We’ll help you untangle the thicket and discover which tool is right for you, what legal red flags to look out for, and […]

Tinkering with technology: Maker Hub at Baruch

Here’s what we’ve been working on in our Maker Hub…  From robotics to Play Doh pizzas to Legos and remote control cars and even this stop-motion video produced by the Maker Hub team. We never stop creating here at the Field Center. Entrepreneurs, designers, creatives: Come Make With Us. Click here for more information about […]

5 Reasons Students Should Be Savvy About Personal Finance

If “FICO score” is an expression you’ve heard only in a Geico insurance ad or in passing, it’s safe to say you lack financial literacy. Each credit card swipe and bill paid add to your “financial profile” in real-time, which could mean the difference between graduate school and a mortgage or repaying student loans for […]

2015 Consumer Trends: Does Your Business Idea Fit the Bill?

Today’s freewheeling consumers can no longer be pigeonholed by age, gender – or much else, really. The 55-64 age group is Twitter’s fastest-growing user group, older people are Instagramming selfies, and the majority of gamers in the UK are over 44. This is what market analysts dub post-demographic consumerism. What does this mean for you, […]

Entrepreneurship and Personal Branding: How to Brand Yourself When You are Your Business

A fashion designer’s success is predicated on personal branding –  their name graces every garment they create, and will be beamed in bright lights this Fashion Week. As an entrepreneur, how do you differentiate your unique value proposition? Here are some signposts for creating a cohesive brand identity to beam up your business.  Emphasize why […]

Congrats on Graduating Bearcats! Here’s Something Special For You!

  Business Partners  Interested in revolutionary apps, community platforms,connected devices, or social change? Zahn Center startups are looking for business partners! They’ve got the tech expertise, you bring the biz/marketing/finance savvy! Interested in joining a startup? Email contact@zahncenternyc.com To learn more about the Zahn Center’s award-winning startups visit www.zahncenternyc.com/startups Graphic Communications Coordinator Intern The Lawrence N. […]

Honor Society for Entrepreneurship Students

Honor Society for Entrepreneurship Students Accepting applications for Spring 2015 inductees! Sigma Nu Tau is a national, academic honor society for students in entrepreneurship whose mission is to promote, recognize, and reward academic excellence in entrepreneurship and to encourage and recognize the practice of principled entrepreneurship. Every spring, the Baruch College Chapter of Sigma Nu […]