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Apr 10, 2014
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On March 28, 2014, at the North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Md., students, faculty and business professionals met for the third annual Smith School Business Summit.  This year’s theme looked at innovation as an essential building block for the prosperity and survival of corporations. With more than 600 registered attendants, it was the largest Summit yet.

The Summit is hosted by the school’s...

Jan 16, 2014
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The growing crowdfunding phenomenon has exploded in the past five years with sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. With crowdfunding, startups raise the funds they need in small doses, and “investors” get returns on their small investments, or products, perks or rewards for their donation-based funding. And now recent changes to SEC rules have made it possible for crowdfunding sites to allow startups to offer qualified investors a small slice of equity.

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of...

Sep 12, 2013
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Digital Technologies, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Mobile and Social Platforms are dramatically changing the business landscape around us. However, the ability to innovate and harness these new technologies requires vision and strong leadership. DIGITS, the Center for Digital Innovation Technology and Strategy at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland and Smartronix invite you to participate in a stimulating discussion about how strong and innovative leadership can turn around a large services organization and drive growth in times...