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UF entrepreneurship center to host inaugural “bootcamp”

The Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business will host its first-ever “Gator Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs” on Saturday mornings from Oct. 8 to Nov. 12. The bootcamp is a series of sessions to help aspiring entrepreneurs launch their own successful businesses. The program will

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Professor honored for entrepreneurial excellence

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Michael Morris received the inaugural Schulze Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year Award at the Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange annual conference on Sept. 9-10 at the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis. The annual award, named for Best Buy Founder Dick

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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

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CEI forms entrepreneurial partnership with Starter Space

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Two of Gainesville’s authorities on entrepreneurship are joining forces. The Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CEI) at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business Administration and Starter Space, a Gainesville incubator, have agreed to a formal partnership to help promote entrepreneurship throughout Gainesville’s growing startup community.

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Entrepreneurship program helping disabled veterans

Benito Olson was in a hospital bed. His legs were shattered, his wrist was broken and his career in the U.S. Navy seemingly over. “I had doctors saying that I’d be out of the Navy,” said Olson, a former Chief Petty Officer. “I defied that, and did what I wanted

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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

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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

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Leading entrepreneurship educator to join Warrington faculty

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Michael H. Morris to its faculty. Dr. Morris, who will begin his duties in August 2013, has been appointed as the George and Lisa Etheridge Professor of Entrepreneurship and Clinical Professor, and will