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Under Armour’s Kevin Plank Serves as Sponsor and Judge
Today’s conversation focuses on crowd-funding – the ability for companies to seek investments from a large pool of small investors via the Internet. Is this growing funding option a game-changer?
College Park, Md. – February 22, 2013 – Six startups advanced to compete in the April 5, 2013 final round of Cupid’s Cup, the national business competition held by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The annual competition is sponsored by Kevin Plank, CEO and founder of Under Armour.
“We live in frothy times when it comes to entrepreneurship,” quipped Jason Shrensky, entrepreneur-in-residence at the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, in a recent conversation on entrepreneurship. But Shrensky isn’t pessimistic; he’s just encouraging entrepreneurs to focus on solving problems. Entrepreneurs must be passionate and willing to evolve their ideas, too.
College Park, Md. – February 14, 2013 –The University of Maryland’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship today narrowed the field of competitors to 12 of the country’s top student entrepreneurs in its annual Cupid’s Cup Business Competition, sponsored by Kevin Plank, CEO and founder of Under Armour. They will travel to Under Armour’s headquarters in Baltimore, Md. on Feb. 21 to pitch their business in the...
Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Maybe we should back up and start by pinpointing just what it does take to be an entrepreneur, especially one starting up in the Washington region.
Bet you didn’t know the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has its very own “Shark Tank.” Though lacking the made-for-TV drama of the hit ABC reality series, the Dingman Center Angels network is every bit the lifeline for entrepreneurs seeking critical early-stage funding and professional expertise.
Here at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, we’re helping students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community think more like innovators or start and grow businesses.
University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business and Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management Host 8th Annual Event
Anil Gupta, the Smith School’s Michael Dingman Chair in Global Strategy and Entrepreneurship, will answer questions in “Adapt or Invent: Innovating in an Emerging Market," a webinar presented live by The Economist from 11-11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4.