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Jan 05, 2016
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Evan Lutz, a 2014 alumnus of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, is scheduled to appear on ABC’s Shark Tank on Jan. 8, 2016, to pitch Hungry Harvest, a company that ships surplus produce destined for waste to local families and businesses. Shark Tank is a reality television show where budding entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a panel of high-powered investors.

Dec 31, 2015
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Weekly Washington Post columns featuring Smith School experts.

Dec 15, 2015
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The Do Good Challenge is excited to announce the selection of the 2015-2016 Accelerator and Ladies First awardees.

Dec 08, 2015
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François de Zamaróczy, Smith MBA candidate 2017, writes about the Pitch Dingman semifinals event last week. Pitch Dingman is the University of Maryland’s only business competition exclusively for Terps.

Nov 20, 2015
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Entrepreneurs beat long odds when they launch a company, scale it up and sell it to investors. Jason Cohen ’96 has done it five times in 15 years.

Nov 16, 2015
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Meeting current customer demands won’t be enough in 2025, keynote speaker Calvin G. Butler Jr. said on Nov. 13, 2015, at the fourth annual Smith School Business Summit in Baltimore.

Nov 06, 2015
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The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is the recipient of the 2015 Outstanding Contributions to Venture Acceleration. The award was presented at the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) Annual Conference, hosted by the University of Florida, Oct. 29-31.

Oct 30, 2015
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Students of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business will be hosting the 2015 Entrée’preneurship Conference at the Universities at Shady Grove on Nov. 16, 2015.

Oct 26, 2015
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Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. For one week every November, organizations around the world participate in Global Entrepreneurship Week with events and programs that celebrate entrepreneurship. After a successful GEW 2014, the Dingman Center is back at it, November 16–20, for a week-long celebration of entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland.

Oct 14, 2015
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Scholly, a startup app out of Drexel University that make it easy for students to find college scholarships, won the $75,000 top prize at the 10th annual Cupid’s Cup, chaired by Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank ’96 and hosted by the Smith School’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship.

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