Entrepreneurship Institute News

Discovering the World of Crowdfunding with Professor Jenn Lindsay

Discovering the World of Crowdfunding with Professor Jenn Lindsay

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Communications Professor Jenn Lindsay for a talk on crowdfunding in the film industry.

Artificial Intelligence and Dyslexia: IFE Welcomes Vrailexia Representatives

Artificial Intelligence and Dyslexia: IFE Welcomes Vrailexia Representatives

The Institute for Entrepreneurship organized a talk called “Artificial Intelligence and Dyslexia” to present the Vrailexia project, on March 11, 2022. Vrailexia is a project that uses AI and virtual reality to support higher education students with dyslexia.

JCU Welcomes Alumna Melisa Manrique, Co-Founder of My Migrant Mama

JCU Welcomes Alumna Melisa Manrique, Co-Founder of My Migrant Mama

Alumna Melisa Manrique, Co-Founder of My Migrant Mama talked about the power of changing perspectives regarding the the power of changing perspectives of the word "migrant."

Alumna Monica Lungeanu Discusses Brand Management for PepsiCo

Alumna Monica Lungeanu Discusses Brand Management for PepsiCo

Alumna Monica Ioana Lungeanu holds a B.A. in Media Studies and Marketing from JCU, as well as a M.A. in Filmmaking Producing from Goldsmiths, University of London. After working as a Junior Brand Manager at PepsiCo, Monica is now the General Manager of URS (United Registrar of Systems Ltd), a British consulting firm for quality assurance in Bucharest, Romania.

Reviving Iconic Luxury Brands: JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes Stephen Julius

Reviving Iconic Luxury Brands: JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes Stephen Julius

On February 2, 2022, the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Stephen Julius for a talk called “Reviving Distressed, Iconic Luxury Brands.” Julius is Founder and CEO at Stellican Ltd, a London-based business that focuses on acquiring bankrupt or distressed luxury brands and re-launching them for exceptional returns.

Islamic Banking: IFE Welcomes United Bank of Albania CEO Amel Kovacevic

Islamic Banking: IFE Welcomes United Bank of Albania CEO Amel Kovacevic

The John Cabot University Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Amel Kovacevic for a talk called “Why and How to Do Islamic Banking,” on February 2, 2022.

IFE Welcomes Federico Monica for a Talk on Urbanization in Africa

IFE Welcomes Federico Monica for a Talk on Urbanization in Africa

The John Cabot University Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Federico Monica, founder of Placemarks Africa, for a talk called “Urbanization in Africa: Future Social, Cultural and Environmental Implications for Africans,” on January 26, 2022.

Monetizing the Startup: Federico Giordani Discusses Venture Capital

Monetizing the Startup: Federico Giordani Discusses Venture Capital

On November 18, Business Professor Silvia Pulino welcomed alumnus Federico Giordani, Investment Analyst at Archangel AdVenture, for a talk called “Monetizing the Startup: The Financial Component.”

Decentralized Internet: JCU Welcomes Costanza Gallo for a Lecture

Decentralized Internet: JCU Welcomes Costanza Gallo for a Lecture

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship invited Costanza Gallo, Community Manager for Golem Network, for a lecture on decentralized computing power and resources on October 20, 2021.

Fashion and Politics: JCU Welcomes Giulia Rossi

Fashion and Politics: JCU Welcomes Giulia Rossi

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship and the Center for Career Services organized a lecture by Professor Giulia Rossi called “Fashion and Politics: The Narrative of Women in Power,” on November 4, 2021.

This Unique: Tackling a Taboo Subject Through the Subscription Box Model

This Unique: Tackling a Taboo Subject Through the Subscription Box Model

The John Cabot University Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Vincenzo Mansi (CEO and Founder) and Lisa Iannello (CPO and Co-founder) from This Unique, for a talk called “Tackling a Taboo Subject Through the Subscription Box Model,” on October 28, 2021.

JCU Welcomes Alumnus Daryush Arabnia, President and CEO of Geico Taikisha

JCU Welcomes Alumnus Daryush Arabnia, President and CEO of Geico Taikisha

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Daryush Arabnia, President, CEO, and Chairman of Geico Taikisha, for a talk called “Becoming a Global Industry Leader through Strategic Intent” on October 7, 2021.

JCU Welcomes Jessica Cordova Kramer (CEO of Lemonada Media) for a Lecture on Podcasts

JCU Welcomes Jessica Cordova Kramer (CEO of Lemonada Media) for a Lecture on Podcasts

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship invited Jessica Cordova Kramer, CEO and Co-Founder of Lemonada Media, to an online-lecture called “Podcasting 101: How to Build a Business Out of It” on October 12, 2021. Cordova Kramer worked as a pro-bono Wall Street lawyer who later became a teacher for Teach for America and Teach for All.

IFE Welcomes David Nothacker, Co-Founder & CEO at Sennder

IFE Welcomes David Nothacker, Co-Founder & CEO at Sennder

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed David Nothacker, Co-Founder & CEO at Sennder for a talk called “Scaling a German Company through Internationalization,” on September 28, 2021.

Helping People and the Environment: Student Viola Di Veroli

Helping People and the Environment: Student Viola Di Veroli

Viola Di Veroli is an International Business major from Rome, Italy. Viola attended high school at the Mosenson Elite Academy in Israel and enrolled in JCU in 2019. She participated in the 2021 Global Wellness Shark Tank with her startup Greety.

EasyDesk by Alumnus Enrico Barchiesi Selected for Acceleration Program at CesenaLab

EasyDesk by Alumnus Enrico Barchiesi Selected for Acceleration Program at CesenaLab

EasyDesk, an app created by John Cabot University alumnus Enrico Barchiesi, was selected for a 9-month acceleration program with CesenaLab. EasyDesk is an app that allows students to book spaces on campus in order to maintain social distance.

Italy Starts Program Creates International Community of Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Italy Starts Program Creates International Community of Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Italy Starts, John Cabot University’s Peer-to-Peer Entrepreneurship Mentoring Program, recently recruited 55 Mentors from various partner universities in the U.S., Armenia, Nigeria, and Lebanon.

No Code Prototyping: JCU Welcomes Entrepreneur Max Mirho

No Code Prototyping: JCU Welcomes Entrepreneur Max Mirho

On March 4, 2021, Business Administration Professor Silvia Pulino welcomed Max Mirho, entrepreneur and founder of EntrepreNerd, to her online class “Introduction to Entrepreneurship.”

Opportunity in Adversity: IFE Welcomes Christian Richmond Nzi

Opportunity in Adversity: IFE Welcomes Christian Richmond Nzi

On March 4, 2021, the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed social entrepreneur Christian Richmond Nzi, founder and CEO of Mygrants, the first microlearning web application designed to support immigrants through a series of thematic module quizzes, and then match them with career opportunities.

Promoting Self-Reliance: IFE Welcomes Daniella Odette Mukayiranga

Promoting Self-Reliance: IFE Welcomes Daniella Odette Mukayiranga

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship (IFE) welcomed entrepreneur Daniella Odette Mukayiranga, Founder and CEO of Notes Solutions Ltd., for an online talk hosted by Director of IFE and Business Administration Professor Silvia Pulino in her Introduction to Entrepreneurship class on February 25, 2021.