Entrepreneurship News

Professor Riccardo Maiolini on Fixing Information Asymmetry

John Cabot University's Management Professor Riccardo Maiolini presented “Information Asymmetry and Signaling Theory” in Professor Alessandra Grego’s EN 399 Introduction to Narrative Studies class on March 28, 2018.

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 Business in Action: Professor Eugenio La Mesa for CureThalassemia

Business Administration Professor Eugenio La Mesa held a lecture titled “Cure Thalassemia” as part of his MGT 345 Social Entrepreneurship class on March 12.

Jeff Biesold, Vice President of Merlino Foods, Visits JCU

Professor and Director of the JCU Center for Career Services Antonella Salvatore welcomed to her Made in Italy class Jeff Biesold, Vice President of Merlino Foods.

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.

JCU Alumna Shaza Saker Launches “Hummustown” to Help Syrian Refugees

John Cabot University alumna Shaza Saker has launched Hummustown, a catering organization that provides job opportunities to Syrian refugees in Rome.

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.

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

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.

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.