Entrepreneurship 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.

Chess and Corporate Strategy: JCU Welcomes Luca Desiata

According to Luca Desiata, author of Chess and Corporate Strategy, knowing how to play chess is an essential skill for managers because it improves strategic thinking and decision-making skills, especially in times of crisis.

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.

Spring 2018 Career Fair: Fostering Work Culture among JCU Students

John Cabot University hosted the Spring 2018 Career Fair, featuring 71 business representatives and 127 participants among students and graduates, on Friday, April 13. Over 400 job interviews were conducted during the event.

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.”

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.