“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
When people come together, great things can happen. When Smith alumni come together, the impact can be extraordinary. Most people think that they have to engage in recruiting or give thousands of dollars to be considered active in the alumni community, but former Smith student leaders and young alumni are showing that it’s possible to come together and do more to make a social impact.
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.
Mike Kahn said he’s never seen an organization so concerned and caring toward its students as the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, and knew he wanted to be a part of that. He was happy to share some of the wisdom he’s gleaned from his years in the aerospace and defense industry with business and engineering students as the first speaker in the spring line-up of the CEO @ Smith speaker series, Feb. 5, 2013.
About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business
The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, MS in business, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.