Posts Tagged: entrepreneurship

Student entrepreneur selected for “Spotlight” at Pipeline Innovator celebration

October 26, 2015 by admin

Senior finance and accounting major Austin Barone will represent KU as its top student entrepreneur at the Pipeline Innovator of the Year celebration in Kansas City, Missouri, on Jan. 21. Barone is co-founder and managing partner of a year-old startup company – Just Play Sports Solutions – that offers a web-based learning tool for high school and college athletes. On Oct. 7, Barone won a Read More

Entrepreneurship programs honored with innovation excellence award

October 8, 2015 by admin

The University Economic Development Association has awarded KU its Award of Excellence in Innovation & Entrepreneurship for KU’s Entrepreneurs@KU program. The award recognizes programs designed to accelerate economic development by supporting startups, high-growth companies and clusters within a region and converting talent into wealth through innovation and entrepreneurship. The School of Business’ programs and centers play a marked role in Read More

MAcc students provide creative solution for KU WellCar project

July 16, 2015 by admin

In the fall, a team of graduate accounting students partnered with Jayhawk Consulting to build a commercialization plan to bring healthcare to rural America. Five Master of Accounting students worked with KU’s Center for Design Research to forecast the financial viability of its WellCar project. The WellCar vehicle allows nurse practitioners to bring comprehensive, prevention-based patient care services to rural Read More

KU B-school teams up with Edwards Campus for Big KC

October 16, 2014 by admin

What’s the big deal with Kansas City? For those who attended the second annual Big Kansas City event last week, October 8 – 10, the answer is A LOT! Big KC connects entrepreneurs, innovators, developers and other smart and talented folks. Hosted in Hangar 9, part of the National Airline History Museum in downtown Kansas City, this event is all Read More

Coral redesigns School of Business blog

July 10, 2014 by admin

  Thanks to Coral, a new student-run digital agency, the School of Business blog got a facelift. Our updated design is not only easy on the eyes, it makes it easier for readers to find blog posts relating to specific areas of the school. Read more about Coral here.

Leading KC Entrepreneurs Pitch to KU Class

October 17, 2012 by Austin Falley

WRITTEN BY JOE VIVIANO, AN OVERLAND PARK SENIOR IN ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE What does it take to sell an idea to an investor? Students in Professor George Bittlingmayer’s Entrepreneurial Finance class at KU’s Edwards Campus recently found out. The founders of three of Kansas City’s most innovative startups demonstrated their “pitches,” fielded questions, and explained the appeal of entrepreneurship in Read More