Entrepreneurship News

JCU Announces Fall 2022 Triggering Change Competition Winners

JCU Announces Fall 2022 Triggering Change Competition Winners

On November 29, the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship announced the winners of the second edition of the Triggering Change competition. Triggering Change is a two-tiered event that culminates in a two-minute video where participants pitch their ideas, proposing a solution to a specific environmental problem.

IFE Announces Fall 2022 Elevator Pitch Competition Winners

IFE Announces Fall 2022 Elevator Pitch Competition Winners

The Institute for Entrepreneurship hosted the Elevator Pitch Competition finals online. Each winner will receive a €100 voucher.

Professor Riccardo Maiolini on Meta-organization Rejuvenation

Professor Riccardo Maiolini on Meta-organization Rejuvenation

Professor Riccardo Maiolini was invited to a conference held by the University of Ferrara called “Cooperative Enterprises Facing the New Socio-economic Environment.”

Persistence is Key: Student Entrepreneur Paolo Biondo

Persistence is Key: Student Entrepreneur Paolo Biondo

Paolo Biondo is a student from Mazara del Vallo, a small town in Sicily, and he is majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Entrepreneurship. In 2021, Paolo cofounded Ticketoo, a secondary ticket marketplace.

Italy Starts 2022 Announces Winning Team

Italy Starts 2022 Announces Winning Team

On June 22, Italy Starts 2022 selected the best Final Presentation of an entrepreneurial idea to resolve a perceived challenge to the environment.

Building a Global Career: Graduating Senior Francesca Yang

Building a Global Career: Graduating Senior Francesca Yang

Born in Rome to Chinese parents, Francesca Yang is a graduating senior majoring in International Business, with a minor in Economics. Francesca has recently been accepted to University College Dublin’s Smurfit M.Sc. in International Management.

IFE Welcomes Alumna Ksenia Kurileva for a Talk on Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

IFE Welcomes Alumna Ksenia Kurileva for a Talk on Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

On April 18, 2022, the Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed alumna and guest speaker, Ksenia Kurileva, for a talk titled “Unlocking Corporate Innovation - Entrepreneurial Ecosystems.”

IFE Announces Winners of “Triggering Change” Competition

IFE Announces Winners of “Triggering Change” Competition

On April 22, the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship announced the winners of the Triggering Change competition.

From Humanities to Technology: Alumna Cristiana Cordova

From Humanities to Technology: Alumna Cristiana Cordova

On March 29, Professor Riccardo Maiolini welcomed Cristiana Cordova, a JCU alumna who received a B.A. in Art History with a minor in Entrepreneurship in 2017.

IFE Welcomes Alumnus Guk Kim, COO of lastminute.com

IFE Welcomes Alumnus Guk Kim, COO of lastminute.com

The JCU Institute of Entrepreneurship hosted alumnus and COO of lastminute.com, Guk Kim, for a talk called “Leading Growth in Online Travel.”

IFE Announces Spring 2022 Elevator Pitch Competition Winners

IFE Announces Spring 2022 Elevator Pitch Competition Winners

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship announced the winners of the Spring 2022 Elevator Pitch Competition.

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."

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.