A Year in Review: 4 Things That Happened in 2017

Happy New Year! As we welcome the New Year, we want to thank you for being a part of Baruch’s entrepreneurship ecosystem and for making 2017 such a success. We’ve hosted open houses, fireside chats, conferences, and MakerHub events to inspire students to think about entrepreneurship and take the first step towards their dream. Here […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

3D Printing is not as easy as I thought!

Over the summer of 2013, I received the news that I was going to be involved in learning about 3D printing and its different types of technologies to prepare myself for becoming a Teacher’s Assistant for the 3D printing classes held at Baruch College. I really didn’t know much about 3D printed images and models outside […]

Resources for NYC Entrepreneurial Foodies

Attention all aspiring food entrepreneurs! Now is a fantastic and exciting time to launch and grow a food business in NYC. Due to growing consumer interest in local and artisan-quality foods, the five boroughs are seeing a surge of activity around food manufacturing and distribution. According to a Pratt Center study on the specialty food […]

A Whole New World: 3D Printing

  3D Printing is a whole new world to many of us, including myself. 3D printing has been around since the early 1980’s, however it is now coming to light as the technology is advancing and more affordable 3D printers are being released to consumers. You can now print anything from metals, stone, and food, […]

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