entrepreneurship Articles

Dr. Anne Stokes, Leah Lytle and Kim Kaupe

“Entrepreneurial spirit alive and well”

More than 200 members of the UF community shared in the journeys of some of UF’s most successful alumna entrepreneurs at the Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium on April 1. The event revealed the amazing impact female entrepreneurs have had in the U.S., and the potential for further growth. It also revealed

Allison Adams

A touch of Europe in the heart of Tampa

There was a time when the Oxford Exchange, a trendy, social and retail locale in Tampa, was supposed to be anything but that. It was supposed to be an oasis of sorts for its director Allison Adams (BSBA ’91), a place to escape, think and reenergize—an office away from the

Ryan Good and his fellow UF students visit Haiti to assist local entrepreneurs

Student Spotlight: Ryan Good

Ryan Good, a candidate in the Hough Graduate School of Business’s Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program, recently returned from Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in Haiti. The experiential learning program—based out of Warrington’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center—brought students to Port-au-Prince for a week to assist local entrepreneurs with their ventures. Learn

Women's Entrepreneurship Symposium 2016

Leading female entrepreneurs to gather for university-wide symposium

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida welcomes several of its most successful alumnae entrepreneurs for its 2016 Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium on April 1 at University Auditorium. The Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium, presented by the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center at UF’s Warrington College of Business, will address key trends and issues

Gator100 Awards

UF entrepreneurs honored at 2nd Annual Gator100 Awards

The University of Florida welcomed 57 new companies to the Gator100 family during the 2nd Annual Gator100 Awards on Friday at UF’s Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. More than 500 guests attended the luncheon and awards ceremony where former U.S. Senator Bob Graham (BA ’59) was the keynote speaker. The Gator100,

Study Edge honored for its impressive growth at Gator100 Awards

Warrington alumnus a quick study in entrepreneurship

Technology has impacted virtually every major industry imaginable. But, according to Ethan Fieldman, there’s one significant and surprising field that hasn’t felt technology’s full impact: Education. Fieldman is committed to changing that through Study Edge, the online tutoring service he founded that has helped more than 50,000 University of Florida

Sen. Bob Graham

Former U.S. Senator Bob Graham to deliver keynote speech at Gator100

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Sen. Bob Graham, one of the most accomplished politicians in Florida’s history, will deliver the keynote address at the Gator100 Awards at noon on Feb. 19 at the J. Wayne Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. Sen. Graham served in the U.S. Senate for 18 years where he was

Susana Santos, Jamie Kraft, Kristin Joos, James Parenteau, Synclair Henry and Nola Miyasaki

Entrepreneurship program wins national honor

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida’s Young Entrepreneurs for Leadership and Sustainability (YELS) Summer Program won the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) 2016 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education—Outstanding Specialty Entrepreneurship Program Award on Jan. 11 during USASBE’s 2016 Conference in San Diego. YELS, offered by the

Students in class

Veterans entrepreneurship program currently accepting applications

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Veterans Entrepreneurship Program (VEP), hosted by the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business, is currently accepting applications for its 2016 program. The VEP is designed for disabled veterans who are interested in starting a business or who have an

Dr. Subhajyoti (Shubho) Bandyopadhyay

Hough graduate programs rank in top five among U.S. publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four master’s programs from the Hough Graduate School of Business were ranked in the top five among U.S. public business programs in Eduniversal’s Best Masters Ranking 2015/2016. The Hough School’s Master of Science in Management and Master of International Business both ranked second among U.S. public programs