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Isaac Hetzroni

UF startup Imprint Genius named industry’s fastest growing promotional products company

With year-over-year growth of 762.3%, Imprint Genius takes the number one position for “Fastest Growing Distributors” in 2020, as published in Print+Promo Marketing Magazine last month. A shining achievement for the start-up and its young founder, an inspirational story of a college

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AI trading startup on the rise thanks to direction from Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center

The 2020 stock market ended on high note, despite the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, and brought in millions of new retail traders, causing the trading volume to go through the roof. Companies like Robinhood and other zero-commission

Drew Stuerman stands in front of his donut shop Halo Potato Donuts

Meet Drew Stuerman, Halo Potato Donuts’ Chief Donut Officer and Warrington alumnus

Drew Stuerman (BABA ’19) shares how his experience at the Warrington College of Business and the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center helped him start his business, a favorite amongst Gainesville locals.

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The latest innovative ideas from Warrington

Over the 2020-2021 academic year, Warrington College of Business faculty members reminded us why they’re some of the best in the world, despite the challenges brought on by the pandemic. From producing hundreds of new research papers, to teaching countless

Christopher Pryor

What Percentage of Small Businesses Fail?

Assistant Clinical Professor Chris Pryor shares insights about why small businesses fail and advice on how entrepreneurs can increase their chances of business success in this story from AdvisorSmith. 

BrainForce won the Big Idea Compeition

BrainForce wins $25,000 in 2021 Big Idea Competition

BrainForce won first place at the 2021 Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition. Led by graduate engineering student Mohit Patil, graduate engineering student Parth Shah and Warrington student Chloe Stanton, BrainForce empowers the disabled by providing hands-free operation of phones

Warrington alumna Jessica Rhodes shares a video message upon winning the No. 1 spot on the Gator100 list from her company's office.

Warrington alumna at the top of the seventh annual Gator100

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida recognized the 2021 Gator100 honorees on Friday, April 23 during a special virtual ceremony, including 44 Warrington alumni who were represented on the list. Presented by the UF Alumni Association, the Gator100 honors

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Strong performance for UF MBA in latest US News ranking, despite pandemic

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In spite of a volatile year with plenty of challenges for higher education, UF MBA at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business held onto its strong position on U.S. News & World Report’s “2022 Best

Oren Kantor

How a high school four-putt planted the seed for one of golf’s hottest training aids

Oren Kantor (BSBA ’10, MSE ’11) suffered an indelible humiliation as a senior on his high school golf team. After hitting an overzealous first putt that sailed past the hole, followed by a subsequent stroke that was struck too timidly leaving

Arnold Heggestad stands in his office in front of shelves filled with books.

Warrington College of Business mourns the loss of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center founding director Arnold Heggestad

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – It is with the greatest sadness we share the loss of University of Florida Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center Founding Director and Professor Emeritus Arnold “Arnie” Heggestad. He was 77 years old. “We were all brought together as