Addison Launches Entrepreneur Center
Dallas Morning News: A new entrepreneurship center in Addison, “TreeHouse,” was an idea inspired by the city’s partnership with Baylor University’s Accelerated Ventures business creation program. The center will provide education, training and other resources such as affordable office space.
Young Entrepreneurs Becoming Bosses, Not Employees
TimesLeader.com: These days with technology and smaller capital requirements, young entrepreneurs are finding it easier to open businesses. Baylor University is listed as one of the colleges that offers their students seed money to make their own startup companies. Serial entrepreneur David Grubbs, (BBA ’07), is a founder of Baylor’s Accelerated Ventures program and is mentioned in the piece.
Ethics in Business
Marlene Reed spends much of her time writing published cases for journals and textbooks. She teaches ethics in her classroom using those stories, which are based on real-life experiences from interviews of people who have been faced with difficult decisions.
What Sweden Teaches Us About ObamaCare
National Center for Policy Analysis: Per Bylund, Ph.D., a lecturer of management and entrepreneurship in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business and a citizen of Sweden, writes about Sweden’s universal public health care – ranked among the world’s best – and how its regulation of treatments could serve as a lesson for the quality of ObamaCare.
Business School Faculty Member Named Top Economics Author
Per Bylund, research professor at the John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise, was recently awarded a position in the top 22 percent of economics authors by the Social Science Research Network (SSRN).
Students Defy Expectations by Reinventing College Transportation
Houston Chronicle: Baylor University students Kyle Bogert, Jonathan Permetti, TJ Gawalis and Paul Worrell will present their idea for an innovative and environmentally friendly bike sharing service called Campus Bike at the California Dreamin’ Investor and Fast Pitch Competition at Chapman University in California. Also quoted in the article is Gib Reynolds, part-time lecturer in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business.
Why America Must Organize Innovation
Oxford University Press Blog: Emily Hunter, Ph.D., assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, is the author of "Organized Innovation," a book about American innovation values. The book was co-authored with Steve Currall, Ed Frauenheim and Sara Jansen Perry.
A Golden Opportunity
While we are witnessing the increased wealth in China and up-and-coming India, post-Apartheid Africa is where business opportunity is among the hottest in the world.
Competitors from 10 Universities to Compete in New Venture Competition this Month
Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business will host the third annual New Venture Competition Feb. 28 to March 1. The New Venture Competition is a national, two-day, dual round business plan competition for students.
When Prisoners Read Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment, It's Pretty Powerful
Texas Monthly: Feature on the Houston nonprofit Prison Entrepreneurship Program mentions a study from Baylor University that found graduates of the program almost never return to prison. Through PEP, Baylor MBA students volunteer their business knowledge to teach inmates the skills needed to run a business when released from prison.