Entrepreneurship Institute News

JCU Enactus Team Wins National Contest and Heads to Silicon Valley

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship is proud to announce that the John Cabot Enactus team won the Enactus national contest on June 1st. In October 2018 the team will fly to Silicon Valley in California to represent John Cabot and Italy at the Enactus worldwide competition!

“Challenges and Opportunities of Digitalization for Entrepreneurship” Workshop

John Cabot University’s Institute for Entrepreneurship held the “Challenges and Opportunities of Digitalization for Entrepreneurship" workshop on Thursday, May 31.

Team over Idea: Management Professor Riccardo Maiolini

Professor Riccardo Maiolini is an expert on entrepreneurship and social innovation. His research interests focus on social innovation, social entrepreneurship and corporate entrepreneurship.

An Entrepreneurial Itch: Business Administration Student Costanza Cicero

Costanza Cicero is a Business Administration major and Entrepreneurship minor from Rome. She served as Secretary-General at the International Model United Nations Association (IMUNA) and Member of the Board of Directors at United Network Europa. Costanza is now the Vice President of the Business Club and Events Coordinator of the Fandom Club.

From Adam Smith to Venture Capitalism: Flavia Di Mario at JCU

The Department of History and Humanities and the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Flavia Di Mario on March 27th for a lecture titled “The 'Invisible Hand' of Economy: from Adam Smith to Venture Capitalism.”

Social Business For a Better Future: Bimbi&Co Founder Enrica Lo Coco

Business Administration Professor Eugenio La Mesa invited social entrepreneur Enrica Lo Coco, founder and CEO of Bimbi&Co to his MGT 345 Social Entrepreneurship class on April 9th.

Keeping Up with Digital Transformation: Alumna Giorgia Conte

An International Business major, Giorgia Conte graduated magna cum laude from John Cabot University in December 2016, and currently works as a Junior Marketing Assistant at uFirst. While at JCU, she was a member of Ipazia and Business Club. Recently Giorgia was invited by the Institute for Entrepreneurship for a presentation on digital marketing strategies.

E-government in Estonia: JCU Welcomes Ambassador Kuningas-Saagpakk

John Cabot University’s Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed the Estonian Ambassador Celia Kuningas-Saagpakk on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Called “e-Stonia: Innovation and Digital Solutions,” the lecture was about Estonia’s electronic government.

Social Media Empowers Street Art: Ivana De Innocentis from Urban Lives

Business Professor Daniele Pica welcomed Ivana De Innocentis from Urban Lives to his BUS/CMS 361-1 Social Networks and Media Management class on March 7th.

Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future: a Workshop by Impactscool

On Saturday, February 24, the Institute for Entrepreneurship hosted a discussion on “Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future” presented by Impactscool. Impactscool offers education on innovation, new technologies and the future ahead of us.

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.

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

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 Maiolini’s E-Marketing (MKT 340) class.

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.