entrepreneurship & innovation center Articles

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

Dr. Michael Morris

CEI launches innovative program to help business-minded disabled veterans

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CEI) at the Warrington College of Business Administration is launching a free program to assist disabled veterans succeed in business. The Veterans Entrepreneurship Program (VEP) is designed for veterans who are interested in starting a business or who have an existing

MSE (Make Your Move)

A look at Gainesville’s startup culture and the resource that helps make it possible: UF’s Entrepreneurship Master’s Program. Need your own video made? Contact Trove Studio: info@trovestudio.net Directed, filmed, and edited by benwade, CEO and owner of Trove Studio, LLC.

Experienced executive named Chairman of CEI Board of Advisors

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Timothy L. Cannon, Ph.D., Executive Vice President-Strategy and Alliances at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and a former senior executive at Microsoft, has been appointed Chairman of the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation’s Board of Advisors at the Warrington College of Business Administration. “We are excited at the prospect

Jeff Gold cuts the ribbon for the Experiential Learning Laboratory

UF, Warrington celebrates CEI, Experiential Learning Lab dedication

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The newly-remodeled Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CEI) and its Jeff Gold Experiential Learning Laboratory was officially dedicated in a ceremony Friday morning at David Stuzin Hall on the campus of the University of Florida. “CEI’s mission is to teach, coach and inspire, and this new space

UF alums, Heggestad honored at Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Gainesville businessman Richard Allen and UF alumni David Greiff and Brent Berthy were honored for their entrepreneurial achievements at the S. Clark Butler Entrepreneur of the Year Awards on April 8 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center . The awards are sponsored by UF’s Center

Young entrepreneurs bring real change to UF campus, community

Gainesville, Fla. –More than 50,000 students started school at UF last week, but 23 very special high school students got a head start on them this summer. Those students declared themselves agents for change, as they participated in the second annual Young Entrepreneurs for Leadership and Change (YELC) Program, offered

UF’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the top in rankings

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) was ranked in the “First Tier” of regional entrepreneurship programs for 2005 by the research firm EntrePoint in its Annual Collegiate Entrepreneurship Program Rankings. This is the first time that Warrington’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has been named one of the 13