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Last Updated Jan 7, 2019 by

Entrepreneurship and the Zell Lurie Institute at Michigan / Ross

Clear Admit recently spoke with Stewart Thornhill, executive director of the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at Michigan / Ross. Our conversation was both insightful and in-depth, digging into details of entrepreneurial offerings at Ross and also covering the general value of entrepreneurship.  Whether you’re launching your own company or... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 4, 2018 by

Chicago Booth Announces Social New Venture Challenge Winners

On Wednesday, May 23rd, the Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business announced the winners of its eighth annual Social New Venture Challenge (SNVC). The center awarded $70,000 total in venture funding and an additional $30,000 in specialized awards. The SNVC is... Read more »

Last Updated May 17, 2018 by

Our Latest Podcast: HBS MBA Student Team Venture to Combat Insect-Borne Disease Takes Top Honors at New Venture Competition

Last week’s episode of the Clear Admit MBA Admissions Podcast was focused on the winner of the student social enterprise track of Harvard Business School (HBS)’s New Venture Challenge (NVC). This week, as promised, we’re following up with an episode dedicated to the winner in the student business track. This... Read more »

Last Updated May 16, 2018 by

Healthcare Tech Teams Dominate 2018 Wharton Startup Challenge

Just a few weeks ago, the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School held its 2018 Startup Challenge, which awarded cash prizes to outstanding student entrepreneurs whose startups all have the potential to become “the next big thing.” Billed as the school’s most significant entrepreneurship event of the year, the Wharton Startup... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 26, 2018 by

HBS Crowns Its Latest New Venture Competition Winners

Last week Harvard Business School (HBS) announced the winners of its 21st annual New Venture Competition. Hosted by the school’s Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship and its Social Enterprise Initiative, in partnership with HBS Alumni Clubs & Associations, the NVC offers cash prizes to both students and alumni for outstanding entrepreneurial and social enterprise... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 29, 2018 by

Starting a Business Straight Out of Business School? How HBS Supports Student Entrepreneurship

This coming weekend, Harvard Business School (HBS) will host an annual Entrepreneurship Conference sponsored by its own homegrown Entrepreneurship Club. The conference brings together hundreds of participants including “founders, joiners, and venture capitalists,” all of whom hope to connect through a smorgasbord of lectures, panels, chats, and networking sessions. Tuck... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 6, 2018 by

What the Relaunch of the Berkeley Entrepreneurship Association Could Mean for Haas MBA Students

Entrepreneurship at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley is getting an upgrade. Right now the university is working to rebrand and relaunch the Berkeley Entrepreneurship Association (BEA). While the newly updated BEA isn’t available yet, it’s in the works and will have many exciting announcements over the next... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 1, 2018 by

McDonough Entrepreneurs Win Big in Inaugural “Bark Tank” Pitch Contest

Last month, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business held its inaugural Leonsis Family Entrepreneurship Prize “Bark Tank” Pitch Competition, named in honor of the school’s mascot, the bulldog. Put together by a team of expert entrepreneurs at the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative, the goal of the competition was to support students... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 7, 2017 by

Babson College & F.W. Olin Graduate School Ranked Highly for Entrepreneurship

For the last few decades, Babson College has been considered a leader in entrepreneurial education, having ranked highly in the U.S. News & World Report for 24 years. And over the last decade, graduates have started more than 1,104 companies and raised more than $103 million in funding. This year... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 4, 2017 by

Duke Launches New Incubation Fund for Early-Stage Ideas

As part of an initiative to support early-stage entrepreneurship ideas, the Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative announced the creation of the Duke Incubation Fund. The new fund will invest more than $500,000 each year across 10 to 20 early-stage projects. Duke faculty, graduate students, post-docs, and medical residents will be... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 29, 2016 by

[email protected] Columbia Business School: CBS Reframes Its Entrepreneurship Curriculum

As part of a week-long celebration of entrepreneurship earlier this month, Columbia Business School (CBS) unveiled a new framework for its entrepreneurship curriculum—one that is designed to help students quickly and easily understand available coursework as it relates to their individual entrepreneurial interests. “We wanted to put in place a... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 17, 2016 by

[email protected] London Business School: 10 New Ventures Join LBS School Incubator Program

For the past seven years, the London Business School (LBS) Incubator Program has facilitated a wealth of new startups, helping a total of 57 companies and creating more than 150 new jobs. With more applicants now than ever before, the program has welcomed 10 new ventures to join for the upcoming the... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 1, 2016 by

McCombs Celebrates Fifth Annual Austin Startup Week

Since 2011, every early October at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas has celebrated Austin’s burgeoning entrepreneurial environment with the five-day Austin Startup Week. And with the fifth edition right around the corner, more and more McCombs students look to join the ever-growing ranks of alumni... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 29, 2016 by

Mark Cuban Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Kids’ Book on Entrepreneurship

What do you wish you knew about business as a kid? Billionaire Mark Cuban, Prep Expert founder Shaan Patel and teen entrepreneur Ian McCue share their complete answers in How Any Kid Can Start a Business. According to an accompanying Kickstarter campaign, they hope to “Make Youth Entrepreneurship Go VIRAL.”... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 26, 2016 by

Harvard Business School Announces Newest Entrepreneurs-in-Residence

Harvard Business School (HBS) has announced its 2016-17 Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EiRs) at the Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship. The program—which brings founders, investors and industry experts from across industries, many of them HBS alumni, to work directly with current students—is now entering its 12th year. Entrepreneurship has been a cornerstone of the... Read more »

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