Entrepreneurship News

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 Announces Winning Team

Italy Starts Program Announces Winning Team

On June 25, 2021, 15 Italy Starts Teams presented their entrepreneurial ideas to resolve a perceived challenge to the environment. The teams, which developed their ideas during the 5-week program, were composed of 4-6 Italian high school students (Mentees) and 2-4 American University undergraduate students (Mentors), for a total of 100 participants.

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.

Alumnus Daryush Arabnia’s Company Wins 2021 Manufacturing Leadership Award

Alumnus Daryush Arabnia’s Company Wins 2021 Manufacturing Leadership Award

John Cabot University is proud to celebrate Daryush Arabnia, one of its exceptional alumni. The Manufacturing Leadership Council recently announced the winners of the prestigious 2021 Manufacturing Leadership Awards.

JCU Announces Winners of Italy Pitches 2021 Final Contest

JCU Announces Winners of Italy Pitches 2021 Final Contest

JCU’s Institute for Entrepreneurship (IFE) and Programs for High Schools are pleased to announce the winners of the Italy Pitches 2021 final contest, which saw 159 students and 12 teachers from 11 schools registered.

Professors Pulino and Salvatore Participate in gURLs! a Roundtable on Women in IT

Professors Pulino and Salvatore Participate in gURLs! a Roundtable on Women in IT

Professors Antonella Salvatore and Silvia Pulino participated in a roundtable called “gURLs! Who codes the world?” on April 22, 2021. Organized by LogicAcademy, the roundtable was part of a week of events and workshops dedicated to the IT/ICT field.

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.

Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes General Manager of Bird Italy, Cristina Donofrio

Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes General Manager of Bird Italy, Cristina Donofrio

Professor Silvia Pulino welcomed Cristina Donofrio, General Manager of Bird Italia, to her online class MGT 498, “Strategic Management.”

Hospitality For The Future: a Challenge Launched by Entrepreneur Francesco Panella and JCU

Hospitality For The Future: a Challenge Launched by Entrepreneur Francesco Panella and JCU

Francesco Panella, owner of the  “Antica Pesa” restaurants in Rome and Brooklyn, and “Feroce” in Manhattan, known as the “restaurateur of two worlds,” has launched an educational challenge for the students of John Cabot University.

JCU Welcomes Camicia on Demand Co-Founder and CEO Alessandro Ghezzi

JCU Welcomes Camicia on Demand Co-Founder and CEO Alessandro Ghezzi

Professors Antonella Salvatore and Riccardo Maiolini welcome Alessandro Ghezzi, co-founder and CEO of Camicia On Demand, to their online classes.

Create to Educate: Business Administration Student Lenora Biche

Create to Educate: Business Administration Student Lenora Biche

Lenora Biche (class of 2021) is a Business Administration student from Bamenda, Cameroon. The entrepreneurship classes that Lenora took at JCU inspired her to launch BICHEdesigns, a clothing brand that mixes street fashion with African traditional fabrics.

Professor Salvatore Welcomes Coca-Cola HBC to “Made in Italy” Class

Professor Salvatore Welcomes Coca-Cola HBC to “Made in Italy” Class

Antonella Salvatore welcomes representatives of Coca Cola HBC Italia to her class “Made in Italy: the Italian Business Environment.”

Professor Riccardo Maiolini on Digitalization of Social Enterprises

Professor Riccardo Maiolini on Digitalization of Social Enterprises

Recently, Italy’s most famous nonprofit journal Vita published an article dedicated to the transformative research that Professor Maiolini conducted with two colleagues from the University of Bologna regarding the digitalization of social enterprises.