One of the most remarkable features of the Dingman Center of Entrepreneurship is our extraordinary community of entrepreneurs. From Entrepreneurs in Residence, to angel investors and our student entrepreneurs, it is the people who engage with the Dingman Center that keeps its entrepreneurial spirit thriving.
“Once they had appointed one woman, the men seem to have said, ‘We have done our job.’”
— Cristian Dezső, Associate Professor
Mind the Gap to Motivate Employees
Rajshree Agarwal, the Rudolph P. Lamone Chair and Professor in Entrepreneurship, has been named academic director of the new Ed Snider Center for Enterprise and Markets.
Using a database of 130,000 Yelp reviews, Smith PhD student Jorge Mejia and two Smith professors have found a way to predict which Washington, D.C., restaurants will close. The technique, which grew out of Mejia’s dissertation, involves new software that can “read” and analyze the contents of online reviews.