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Warrington students invested in Big Idea Competition

Warrington students Bo Starr (BSBA-FIN ’17) and Aaron Froug (BSBA-ES ’17) have a big goal. Their company, Interest Investments, is creating a plan to get millennials more involved in the investing world. Interest Investments is one of 16 teams competing in the 2017 Big Idea Gator Business Competition, presented by

2016 Big Idea Competition: Shawn Doyle, Samyr Qureshi, Dennis Hansen and Austin Doyle

Mobile tutoring app claims top prize at Big Idea Competition

Knack, a peer-to-peer tutoring mobile app, won the first-place, $25,000 grand prize at the 2016 Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition on Friday. The Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition, presented by the Warrington College of Business’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, had more than 300 teams and individuals register for

Qwerk founders Jonathan Katz and Alex Schepps

Men at Qwerk

How many times have you overheard a stressed-out UF student say they’d be willing to pay someone a small fee to take care of a menial task? Jonathan Katz has lost count how many times he’s heard that familiar refrain. So he and fellow Warrington student Alex Schepps did something

Tatiana Salazar presents in the Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition

Big Idea Competition deadline is Dec. 15

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The deadline to enter the 2016 Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition, which will award a $25,000 grand prize, is Dec. 15. Competitors must submit their “Intent to Compete Form” by 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 15. The form only requires contact information for the individual or team

Tatiana Salazar's startup Stem Point won the 2015 UF Big Idea Competition

Stem cell therapy startup wins second annual UF Big Idea Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A veterinary medical startup focused on stem cell therapy for competitive horses won the UF Big Idea Competition and its $25,000 grand prize on Friday at Emerson Alumni Hall. The UF Big Idea Competition, sponsored by the Warrington College of Business Administration’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Stelios Kapantais, Gordian Braun and Nick Bevelock

MSE students say they have something “in store” for online giant

It’s difficult to disparage the convenience of online shopping. A couple of button pushes on your computer or mobile device, and the product you desire is on your doorstep in a few days. But what if you really don’t want to wait a few days? What if you could get

Samantha Rosenbaum and Jarrod Schilling

MSE students hope their big idea leads to big prize

Samantha Rosenbaum and Jarrod Schilling have experienced the pain of losing or almost losing their smartphones. But with that pain, came inspiration. And that inspiration could lead to a substantial payday. Rosenbaum and Schilling, who have developed a device to help prevent the loss of smartphones, are one of 16