What’s New and Innovative In Your CUNY Makerspace

A well-known secret within CUNY is its plethora of makerspaces that fuse technology, design and entrepreneurship, where students can create and prototype their ideas. Here at Baruch College, our MakerHub team creates a space for students to  invent or create a physical design or product, be it a simple LEGO creation or something more complex like a […]

Baruch College Announces Winners of 12th Annual SmartPitch Challenge

New Incubator Space Provides Resources for Top CUNY Entrepreneurial Teams to Launch Business Ventures Aditya Kumarakrishnan, a senior at Queens College and creator of Tesla Truck, holds the winning check for $10,000. NEW YORK, NY- June 6, 2014 – After months of competition, the CUNY Institute for Virtual Enterprise (IVE) and the Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship  hosted the […]

Student Entrepreneurs Make Final Pitches in 12th Annual CUNY IVE SmartPitch Challenge Up to $25,000 in Prizes to be Awarded

NEW YORK, NY- May 30, 2014 – On June 5, Baruch College and the Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship will host presentations from the top 12 teams in the 12th Annual CUNY IVE SmartPitch Challenge, held at CUNY Central Office. Media are invited to Watch Live! as each of these teams make their final […]

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 […]

Navigating through the Complicated Procurement Process

Last time we spoke about what kind of goods and services the government procures from small businesses and how to find out government procurement requests (Click here). This time we will talk about how to actually register your business with government agencies so you can be on their registered vendor list and be ready to […]