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2018’s Best & Worst Cities to Start a Business | WalletHub

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center Executive Director for Outreach and Incubation Nola Miyasaki shared expertise about how to start a business in a small city as part of WalletHub’s 2018 Best & Worst Cities to Start a Business. Considering starting your own business in a small city? Read Miyasaki’s advice, as well as from business magnate and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and University of Michigan Executive Director of Entrepreneurship Stewart Thornhill, among others.

Founders of Gigi’s Cupcakes and Chloe’s Fruit to headline UF Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The University of Florida is hosting the annual Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium on April 18 in Emerson Alumni Hall. The event will feature Gigi’s Cupcakes founder Gina “Gigi” Butler and Chloe’s Fruit founder Chloe Epstein as the keynote speakers. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is free for all UF students, faculty and staff. Community members are also welcome to attend this event for $25. The event includes a networking lunch and presentations

Student entrepreneurs grow their businesses in the Gator Hatchery

No one ever said being an entrepreneur was easy. As entrepreneur and LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman once said, “An entrepreneur is someone who jumps off of a cliff and builds a plane on the way down.” Building the plane became a little less challenging for entrepreneurs at the University of Florida when the Gator Hatchery opened in 2015 at the Warrington College of Business. The Gator Hatchery is a student incubator that offers student entrepreneurs workspace, office support, mentors and

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 be held at 301 S.E. 4th Ave., in the Gainesville Regional Utilities Administration Building’s Multi-purpose room. Sessions are from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Participants will learn  innovative tools, techniques, frameworks