Tag Archives: 'entrepreneurship'

Break the Mold, Be Your Own Boss

Break the Mold, Be Your Own Boss

Have you ever thought about running your own business? At some point many of us have. Some people come from entrepreneurial backgrounds and others don’t. What is common among all business owners, however, is a driving [...]

The Importance of Having a Mentor and Being a Mentor

The Importance of Having a Mentor and Being a Mentor

(Photo: Vicky Northrup) Through the Women’s Business Center IGNITE mentoring program, local business leaders can become mentors (or participate in the program as mentees!) regardless of the size or stage of your business. Many entrepreneurs and business leaders [...]

Top 6 Reasons to Become an Entrepreneur

Top 6 Reasons to Become an Entrepreneur

1. Be Your Own Boss In my opinion, this is the number one reason why you should start your own business.  Not only do you get to make all the decisions, you also don’t have to [...]

Team Taught Course Culminates with Shark Tank Type Presentation

Team Taught Course Culminates with Shark Tank Type Presentation

From left to right: Dr. Walton, John Kinney, Andrew Bartlett, Dante Nobles-Smithson, Jessica Fulford, Sarah Drucker, Gable Costello, Delana Cooper, Eduardo Gonzalez, Dr. Carstens, Jenna Price & Dandan Zhao   Last semester, College of Business professors [...]

High School Students Show That You Don’t Need To Have A Degree To Be Entrepreneurial

High School Students Show That You Don’t Need To Have A Degree To Be Entrepreneurial

(The panel of judges for the final round of presentations) Don’t forget to check out our Facebook page for more photos! Fourteen brilliant business plans, but only one could win the prize of a renewable $12,000 [...]

Women’s Business Center Celebrates Success

Women’s Business Center Celebrates Success

The Women’s Business Center (WBC) at Florida Tech held its fourth annual Success Celebration on December 8, 2011. This special event brings together WBC board of directors, clients, students, business leaders, and community to commemorate the year’s [...]

An Interview with Dr. Donn Miller-Kermani, Director of the Women’s Business, Center on Social Entrepreneurship

An Interview with Dr. Donn Miller-Kermani, Director of the Women’s Business, Center on Social Entrepreneurship

Dr. Donn Miller-Kermani is the director of the Women’s Business Center in the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business at Florida Tech.  In this capacity, Dr. Miller-Kermani is a champion of youth entrepreneurship.  She provides training, mentoring, and [...]

First Annual Be Entrepreneurial Business Plan Challenge

First Annual Be Entrepreneurial Business Plan Challenge

The First Annual Be Entrepreneurial Business Plan Challenge, co-hosted by the Junior Achievement of Space Coast (JASC) and the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Women’s Business Center (WBC), was held on December 8th at Florida [...]

Visiting Entrepreneur, Mr. Robert Keimer, Shares Family Business Insights

Visiting Entrepreneur, Mr. Robert Keimer, Shares Family Business Insights

By Jarin Eisenberg Bob Kiemer, Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Instructor and co-founder of Airgonomix, spoke to business leaders, students, and Florida Tech faculty and staff as part of the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Visiting Entrepreneur [...]

Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Launches Entrepreneurship Initiatives

Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Launches Entrepreneurship Initiatives

By Dr. Ann Becker, Dean of the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business The Nathan M. Bisk College of Business is promoting entrepreneurship in undergraduate and graduate education through strategic initiatives that are currently underway. These [...]