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Mar 25, 2015

The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship has announced five students who have been selected for its summer incubator, Terp Startup. Terp Startup is the third and final stage of Fearless Founders, an experiential program that provides student teams the strategy, frameworks and tools necessary to develop their business ideas using lean startup methodology. The program demystifies the venture creation process by breaking it up into three stages: Idea Shell, Hatch and Terp Startup.

Mar 25, 2015

Companies work fairly hard to place one woman -- but only one -- in a top management position, according to research by Cristian Desző, an associate professor at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, and two co-authors. The article found evidence of a “quota” effect: Once a company had appointed one woman to a top-tier job, the chances of a second woman landing

Mar 25, 2015

Heinz and Kraft created waves Wednesday with the announcement of a blockbuster merger, but Pepsico Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi reminded folks that her company is still No. 1 in the food and beverage industry during a CEO@Smith

Mar 25, 2015

Organizations of all sizes need more of the entrepreneurial spirit that pervades the University of Maryland, PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi said during CEO@Smith. “People often think that entrepreneurship is about the little guy, the garage tinkerer  -- David going out to

Mar 24, 2015

In a Washington Post article published on March 16, 2105, Ed Snider Center Director Rajshree Agarwal explores why it’s important for business students to learn about the ethics and principles required to create value, not just focus on issues surrounding how value ought to be distributed. 

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