Entrepreneurship News

JCU Welcomes Pasquale Longo, CEO of Powahome

On January 29th, JCU welcomed Pasquale Longo to Professor Antonella Salvatore’s “Made in Italy” class. Longo is the CEO and Co-founder of Powahome. Powahome is an automatic system that allows people to control the lights and window shutters in their homes from their mobile phone.

Mixing Business and Play: Professor Silvia Pulino Presents KidsUP!

Under the tutelage of Silvia Pulino, Director of John Cabot’s Institute for Entrepreneurship and Professor of Business Administration, six ten-year-old entrepreneurs created their own company, KidsUP!, starting with an idea and developing it through design, production, marketing, and sales.

Elevator Pitch Competition Finalists Battle It Out

The Institute for Entrepreneurship hosted the Elevator Pitch Competition finals on Monday, November 20. The participants, who were the winners of the earlier rounds in the competition, competed in four categories: Advocacy Pitch, Design Thinking, Personal Pitch, and Business Idea. An Elevator Pitch is a quick way of communicating the [...]

Global Mindset in Business: Senior Mary Rose Castillo

Mary Rose Castillo is in International Business major from Rome. In Spring 2017, Mary attended the Start Up Weekend hosted at John Cabot University where her team had to conceive, develop and deliver a project with a 54 hour deadline. She eventually wishes to pursue a Master in Development Management at the Asian Institute of Management in Manila.

Morality in Entrepreneurship: Reverend Robert A. Sirico

The Institute for Entrepreneurship (IFE) welcomed the Reverend Robert A. Sirico for the lecture “Entrepreneurship as a Moral Choice.”

Sharing is the New Buying: A Lecture by CEO of Together Price

Marco Taddei, CEO of Together Price On Thursday, October 12, 2017, the Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Marco Taddei, co-Founder and CEO of Together Price, for a lecture titled “Sharing is the New Buying.” The lecture, part of the IFE Speaker Series, was held in Professor Riccardo [...]

Managerial Economics Class Attends Pitch Your Failure Presentation

On October 5, 2017 JCU students enrolled in the Managerial Economics class attended a Pitch Your Failure presentation organized by Ashoka ChangemakerXchange at the TIM #Wcap Accelerator in Trastevere.

IFE Welcomes Mattia Merra, CMO of Ruleat

On Wednesday, October 10, 2017, JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Mattia Merra, CMO of Ruleat, to Prof. Pica's Operations Management class. Mattia Merra discussed the challenges of working in a startup and explained the best strategies to deal with them.

Exponential Technologies: JCU Welcomes CMO of Impactscool

The Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Andrea Geremicca, CMO of Impactscool, for a workshop on “Exponential Technologies.”

Empathy for Entrepreneurial Success: a Lecture by Chris Schembra

The Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Chris Schembra of the 7:47 Club, a company whose aim is to awaken empathy in people and organizations.

Cyber Security and Customer Trust: JCU Welcomes Dr. Dave Chatterjee

On September 12, the JCU Department of Mathematics, Natural Science and Computer Science, and the Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Dr. Dave Chatterjee for a lecture on “Cyber Security and Customer Trust.”

Seven Students Awarded Certificate in Entrepreneurship

Professor Silvia Pulino, Director of the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship, proudly awarded the Certificate in Entrepreneurship to seven students.

From Brooklyn to Broadway and Beyond: JCU Welcomes Tony Lo Bianco

On June 14, 2017 actor, writer, director, and producer Tony Lo Bianco gave the presentation "From Brooklyn to Broadway and Beyond" at JCU. The talk, part of the Institute for Entrepreneurship Speaker Series, covered a myriad of topics including dedication, inspiration, motivation, and overcoming fear.

Filippo Chiricozzi Hosts Second Lecture in “IFE Speaker Series”

The Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Filippo Chiricozzi, COO of Moovenda, for the second of four lectures in the “IFE Speaker Series.”

IFE Welcomes Filippo Chichirozzi, COO of Moovenda

Professor Silvia Pulino welcomed Filippo Chiricozzi, COO & co-founder of Moovenda, to her BUS 305 - Intro to Entrepreneurship class.