Jay Ritter

Strong Q1 demand for IPOs bodes well for 2024, experts say: ‘I’m way more optimistic than I’ve been the last two years’

With 30 IPOs that raised over $7.8 billion in the first quarter—figures that jump to 49 offerings and $8.4 billion if SPAC deals are included—experts like Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter say they’re encouraged the sector has bounced back from the doldrums. Read more insights from Ritter in this story from Fortune [subscription required] or Yahoo! Finance. 

  • With 30 IPOs that raised over $7.8 billion in the first quarter—figures that jump to 49 offerings and $8.4 billion if SPAC deals are included—experts like Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter say they’re encouraged the sector has bounced back from the doldrums.

    Jay Ritter

    Strong Q1 demand for IPOs bodes well for 2024, experts say: ‘I’m way more optimistic than I’ve been the last two years’

    Fortune

    Strong Q1 demand for IPOs bodes well for 2024, experts say: ‘I’m way more optimistic than I’ve been the last two years’

    Yahoo! Finance
  • Graduate and undergraduate students from Warrington came together with students from across UF in a celebration of data, working around the clock to solve problems, brainstorm solutions and creatively present findings to impress a panel of judges at the 2024 American Statistical Association DataFest hosted by the department of biostatistics at the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions and the department of statistics at the UF College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

    Three students pose for a photo with a large trophy and certificate for winning at DataFest.

    A whirlwind of big data: Recapping DataFest 2024

    UF College of Public Health and Health Professions
  • Insights from Jim Hoover, Director of the Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence Center, highlight why leaders need to shift from investing to better planning around AI.

    Jim Hoover

    An AI Bubble of a Different Kind

    Korn Ferry
  • Zack Ellison (DBA ’25) co-authored the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Research Foundation’s latest book: An Introduction to Alternative Credit. The doctoral candidate of business administration at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business contributed a chapter on the history, characteristics, risks, returns and future potential of venture debt, telling readers everything they need to know about the emerging alternative credit product.

    Zack Ellison

    An Introduction to Alternative Credit

    CFA Institute
  • Analysts marvel at the stock price of a social media platform valued at over 1000 times its earnings. Trump owns more than 50%; a dip this week cost him $1b. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his insights.

    Jay Ritter appears on CNN to discuss the Truth Social IPO.

    Trump's Truth Social stock price slides

    CNN
Zack Ellison

Warrington doctoral candidate co-authors book by CFA Institute

Zack Ellison (DBA ’25) co-authored the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Research Foundation’s latest book: An Introduction to Alternative Credit. The doctoral candidate of business administration at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business contributed a chapter on the history, characteristics, risks, returns and future potential of venture debt, telling readers everything they need to know about the emerging alternative credit product. “The DBA program at the University of

Three students pose for a photo with a large trophy and certificate for winning at DataFest.

A whirlwind of big data: Recapping DataFest 2024

Graduate and undergraduate students from Warrington came together with students from across UF in a celebration of data, working around the clock to solve problems, brainstorm solutions and creatively present findings to impress a panel of judges at the 2024 American Statistical Association DataFest hosted by the department of biostatistics at the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions and the department of statistics at the UF College of

University of Florida No. 3 Online MBA in the Nation for Veterans and No. 7 Online Master's in Business for Veterans. US News & World Report 2024

University of Florida leads rankings of best online MBA and business master’s degrees for veterans, according to US News

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – An online business degree is an excellent option for veterans seeking to supplement or expand their military careers. At the University of Florida, veterans can earn a top-ranked, accessible and affordable graduate business degree, as noted by U.S. News & World Report, which recently ranked the Warrington College of Business’ Online MBA and online business master’s degrees among the best in the nation. On its list of