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 […]

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 […]

Baruch’s “maker culture” shines at Creative Inquiry Day 2016

Incorporating a MakerHub category for the first time this year, Creative Inquiry Day was a haven for both high-tech and low-tech multimedia projects by Baruch makers in the form of thought-provoking artwork, design and use of technology. Social media users are rarely honest about how many outtakes they scrapped before posting that perfect selfie, or how […]

Healthcare innovations: Baruch MBA Grad presents the Patient Identification Shield

While Baruch College MBA graduate Michael Gilvary regrets not majoring in entrepreneurship, he works for a company vested in creating disruptive technologies to enhance patient satisfaction in the healthcare field. In nursing school, students are taught to always verify a patient’s identity by checking their wristband. In the 2003 case of one 28-year-old female patient awaiting […]

Get paid to intern at a startup

Unpaid internships raise a dilemma: should you consent to work uncompensated for the sake of gaining experience? Experts estimate that at least half a million Americans hold unpaid internships each year. But the rise of the “intern economy” in a weakened job market disadvantages those who can’t afford to work without pay. The Weissman Center for International […]

Intrapreneurship can help supercharge your career – even if you never launch your own business

As working Millennials clamor for “meaningful” careers, the allure of intrapreneurship has become a hedging bet against the 90 percent failure rate of launching a startup. While the typical employee simply plugs away at assigned duties, the intrapreneur is a highly skilled worker who identifies both problems and opportunities within a company, proposes a game […]

Small Business Management: What would you do?

In an article from the New York Times, a management issue facing a Queens County McDonald’s franchise is detailed.  Situated in Flushing, the McDonald’s on Parsons and Northern Boulevards has been frequented by a group of elderly Korean men and women spending long hours in the establishment.   Sarah Maslin Nir and Jiah Ham report: “The […]


NEW YORK, NY – March 20, 2014 – Baruch College alumnus Michael Chiang (‘11) was accepted into Techstars’ multi-city accelerator program for his new start-up company, Fitbark. The mobile application, which measures activity levels in dogs, was one of 10 American and Australian companies selected out of thousands for this year’s mobile health-themed accelerator program […]

12th Annual SmartPitch Challenge Gives CUNY Student Entrepreneurs A Creative Outlet for Business Ideas

NEW YORK, NY – March 7, 2014 -Student entrepreneurs throughout the City University of New York (CUNY) are encouraged to sign up for the 12th Annual SmartPitch Challenge, offering a valuable learning experience and $25,000 in prizes. The Smart Pitch Challenge, created by the CUNY Institute for Virtual Enterprise, gives student entrepreneurs an opportunity to create and validate a […]

Baruch College and City College of New York Host 1st Annual Idea Brewery Hackathon

The winning team (Team 5) of the 1st Annual Idea Brewery Hackathon. From L to R: Arthur Autz, Crae Sosa from CCNY and Esther Lykes from Baruch College. NEW YORK, NY- February 11, 2014 – The Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship atBaruch College and the Zahn Center for Entrepreneurship at the City College of New York (CCNY) held the […]