Bringing it All Together: The Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC)
Waco Chamber: This article delves into the history of the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC) facility, the research it has fostered, and LAUNCH: the Innovative Business Accelerator which provides strategic consulting and coaching services for businesses of all sizes.
Starting New, Starting Fresh: Prison Entrepreneurship as an Option for Better Re-Integration
Yahoo! News: Various prison entrepreneurship education programs are discussed, the top of which is Baylor's Prison Entrepreneurship Program which awards prisoners with a Certificate in Entrepreneurship upon completion. Those who complete the program have a 7% crime recidivism rate over 3 years (the U.S. average is 70%).
Baylor University Seeks Nominations for Youth Entrepreneur Award
North Dallas Gazette: An article describing the open call for high school entrepreneurs to enter the 2nd annual Baylor Youth Entrepreneurship Award.
Baylor University Ranked as Top Five School for Entrepreneurship Studies by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine
WACO, Texas (Nov. 28, 2016) – Baylor University’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program in the Hankamer School of Business has been ranked No. 5 among the “Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2017,” according to the latest rankings from The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.
New York Law Banning Airbnb Challenged in Federal Court
The Heartland Institute: Peter Klein, professor of Entrepreneurship, is cited in this article about New York Law vs. peer-to-peer rental companies, including Airbnb.
Bambinos Baby Food on The Hoda Show
The Hoda Show: Baylor alum Zoi Maroudas-Tziolas founded a baby food company, Bambinos Baby Food (bambinosbabyfood.com), with the goal of creating tastier healthy baby food. Her company is a client of Baylor's LAUNCH, which is Baylor's innovative business accelerator. In this audio clip, she is being interviewed by Hoda Kotb on The Hoda Show about her company and product line.
3 Mistakes Churches Make When They Talk Money
Christianity Today: A column by Baylor Business alumnus Todd Harper, who is also founder and president of Generous Giving and author of "Abundant," about the message of generosity in the Bible and the need for Christians and churches to be generous givers.
New Venture Competition Submission Deadline Approaching
The Baylor New Venture Competition promotes entrepreneurship and small business development by focusing on student created, managed, and owned ventures. College students – both undergraduate and post-graduate – are provided with expert feedback and the opportunity to win cash and prizes to help fund their ventures. The event consists of a two-day, dual round business plan competition and speed pitch competition.
HGTV Stars Who Went from Renovating Houses to Running a Multimedia Empire Share Their Best Advice for Small-Business Owners
Business Insider: Alumnus of Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University, Chip Gaines, and alumnus of Baylor University, Joanna Gaines, offer their advice to aspiring entrepreneurs in this article and video interview.
Seeking High-School Entrepreneurs
Baylor University’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise is looking for high-school age entrepreneurs. If you know a high school student who owns a business, nominate them for the 2017 Baylor Youth Entrepreneur Awards.