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Mar 04, 2021

Dov Moran, the Israeli inventor, entrepreneur and investor who is best known as the inventor of the USB memory stick, sees a bright future.

Speaking recently to Maryland Smith MBA students in the Managing Global Risks and Opportunities course, he discussed his own career-launching his first company, M-Systems, in 1989, seeing it go public in 1993 and be acquired in 2006. And he discussed his current work, running Grove Ventures, an early-stage investment fund that invests in promising new tech companies.

Mar 04, 2021

The Center for Global Business (CGB) hosted the third installment of a new series of webinars by the MAPIT Alliance focused on risk when entering international markets. In the webinar “Evaluating Foreign Business Partners,” experts shared helpful tips and best practices on how to evaluate potential partners for your international operations, including how to manage risk and conduct background checks on companies you are considering doing business with abroad.

Mar 02, 2021

When it comes to determining the sustainability of an investment, these four Maryland Smith students are tough to beat.

Mar 01, 2021
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Being an entrepreneur, especially a Black entrepreneur, is about hustle and courage.

That was the theme of Maryland Smith’s Being Black in Entrepreneurship event. Hosted by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, the event featured a panel discussion with notable entrepreneurs who spoke about their setbacks and successes.

Feb 24, 2021
Community

Giving Day – the University of Maryland’s 24-hour fundraising event – is nearly here. This year’s event is on March 3.
At the Robert H. Smith School of Business, we are inviting students, faculty, staff, parents, friends and alumni to join the university’s largest annual day of giving, celebrating our common bond – our sense of belonging to the wider Terp community.

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