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AACSB + UF Warrington College of Business

UF Warrington & AACSB partner to share best practices in AI and analytics education

In recent years, businesses have set a demand for graduates across disciplines with artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics competencies that can be immediately applied to their work. With this need, business schools across the nation are enhancing their AI and

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Practicing mindfulness can reduce the emotional ups and downs of your workday

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Have you ever come into your office in a great mood, ready for a productive day, only to have your attitude flip to dread when you open your inbox or are asked to join a meeting last

Jay Ritter

IPOs could be headed for a rocky road in 2023

Initial public offerings appear likely to remain sluggish for at least several months to start 2023, while special purpose acquisition companies, which provide businesses with alternative paths to public listings, face headwinds of their own. The IPO drought could last

Jay Ritter

Startups end a bruising 2022, stare down another challenging year

Startups had a dismal year by nearly every measurement in 2022, from plummeting investment to scarce public listings, and data point to a 2023 that could be even more difficult. Insights from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter inform this story

Chris Janiszewski and Felipe Affonso

Think before designing your logo: How marketers can capitalize on the power of perception to influence beliefs about brand performance

Brands are constantly updating their visual identities. Intel recently went through its third visual brand identity refresh in half a century, and its new logo has iconic symmetry, balance, and proportion. The underlying geometry is apparent in the design. Could visual design

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Why wholesale selling persists, despite agency selling growth

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In 2021, e-commerce sales topped $870 billion in the United States, an increase of over 50% in just two years. As Americans have steadily continued clicking ‘add to cart’ for their items, retailers have sought the most

Jay Ritter on Yahoo! Finance

IPO market has seen ‘day turn to night’ in 2022: Expert

University of Florida Cordell Eminent Scholar and IPO expert Jay Ritter joins Yahoo! Finance Live to discuss the state of the IPO market, how it’s evolved in 2022, and what held many back. Hear more insights from Ritter in this

Jay Ritter

IPO proceeds tanked in 2022. They haven’t been this low since 1990.

Investment bankers had a rough year. Thirty-seven operating companies went public and raised $7 billion in 2022—the lowest amount of total initial public offering proceeds since the $4.3 billion raised in 1990, according to Jay Ritter, Cordell Eminent Scholar. Read

Anurag Garg, Emre Demirezen, Kutsal Dogan and Kenny Cheng.

Internet of Things financial sustainability depends on quality and security

New research from alumnus Anurag Garg (Ph.D. ’22) and Warrington’s Emre Demirezen, Kutsal Dogan and Kenny Cheng, titled “Financial sustainability of IoT platforms: The role of quality and security”, finds that despite the proliferation of platforms such as Amazon Alexa

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Top 10 Warrington stories from 2022

This year brought us many reminders to why it’s great to be a Florida Gator. From top rankings across our programs to welcoming 11 new faculty to an array of alumni accomplishments, Business Gators made the most of 2022.