Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Articles

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Six Warrington students honored by UF International Center

Reading Time: 4 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Six students from the Warrington College of Business received Outstanding International Student Awards from the University of Florida International Center on November 19. The Outstanding International Student Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement, but also a wide range of accomplishments and contributions. Warrington’s recipients for 2019 are: Yiduo Shao (Ph.D. ’22): Shao, originally from Shenyang, China, is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of management. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology

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Meet our Executive Director of Recruiting: Andy Lord

Reading Time: 3 minutes Considering a master’s degree from the University of Florida? Meet the fearless leader who will guide you along your journey, from choosing which program is right for you to the application process and beyond, UF Hough Graduate School of Business Executive Director of Recruiting Andy Lord.  Andy Lord is Executive Director of Recruiting for the UF Hough Graduate School of Business at the Warrington College of Business. He has been with the University of Florida since 2001, most recently serving

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Leveraging resources: campus and community

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Jamie Kraft, Director, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center We have all heard this one before from entrepreneurs: I plan to come up with a cool idea, attract a bunch of money and make a bunch of money! The reality is that this is faulty logic. It is hard enough to come up with product-market fit and even harder to find capital. There is always mom, dad, and Pappy Jasper, but the reality is that it is a long, hard slog…one

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Three lessons from entrepreneurs who rode the fantasy sports wave to a $35M valuation

Reading Time: < 1 minute Thomas S. Johnson Master of Science in Entrepreneurship alumnus and Sales Manager at Google Cloud Mark Hall (MSE ’09) recently spoke with fellow MSE alumnus and RotoGrinders Co-Founder Cameron MacMillan (BSAc ’07, MSE ’09) about how he and his co-founders created the daily fantasy sports forum where players can compete and discuss best performing lineups and player performances across multiple sports.  Read how MacMillan and team built their company to one with a $35 million valuation and the lessons they

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Rankings Roundup: How Warrington performed in 2018-2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Over the 2018-2019 academic year, the Warrington College of Business received a number of top rankings from leading publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times, The Economist, Eduniversal and Ivy Exec. The exceptional rankings we received from these publications affirm our strong student quality, alumni success, value of programs, faculty excellence, first-class student services, and global recognition and influence. The Warrington College of Business is a top-tier institution, and these rankings prove it. Check out our most recent

Eduniversal 2019 Best Master's Degrees with #1 rankings for management and real estate, #2 ranking for international business and entrepreneurship and #4 ranking for Full-Time MBA

Five Hough graduate programs earn top 5 ranking among publics for second year

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Master’s degree programs across the Hough Graduate School of Business at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business remained in the top five among public institutions for the second consecutive year in the 2019 edition of Eduniversal’s Best Master’s Ranking. Now for the third year, the Master of Science in Management took the No. 1 position among U.S. publics, and the Nathan S. Collier Master of Science in Real Estate program earned its second No. 1

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Oren Kantor (BA ’10, MSE ’11) | July 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kantor (BA 2010, MSE 2011) recently launched Perfect Practice by OKH Sports, a golf training aid product line. He was also honored as the No. 3 company at the 2018 Gator100 Awards for his business, Salon’s Choice, an Amazon reseller of beauty products, and more recently, grocery, nutritional and apparel items.

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David Flores (MSE ’13) | July 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Flores (MSE 2013) is COO & Co-Founder of Antibiotic Anjuvant, Inc., a company working to solve the worldwide problem of antibiotic resistance. Recently, they created a software to help reduce the misuse and overuse of antibiotics in nursing homes.

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Peachaya Wongpiya (MSE ’17) | July 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Wongpiya (MSE 2017) is Managing Director at A-Team Precision Company Limited. She recently moved into the role after serving as Sales Manager and Quality Management Representative at the same company. “After graduation, I’ve taken several roles in this company and each has different challenges,” she said. “One of my favorite courses at Warrington was Entrepreneurial Selling. It helps me communicate with customers and find the one thing I really need to focus on.”

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Think starting a business is the only way to be an entrepreneur? Think again.

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Christine Haworth, BSBA ’18, MSE ’19 Innovation, this word comes up more and more in the business world with the pressures to continually succeed as a business, but what does innovation really mean, and how can one be innovative? A common misconception is that innovation just means “change,” but innovation is better described as creating new processes and ideas for productive change. I was drawn to a master’s degree in entrepreneurship because being entrepreneurial is more than starting your