Hiding in Plain Sight
Business Review Podcast: Asking "why" can uncover new industries right under your nose, and also be the key to innovation and success.
Business School Faculty Recognized
Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business bestows faculty awards on an annual basis. The winners were announced at the Senior Appreciation Banquet April 20.
You Can Now Get Your Haircut to Go with Mobile Barbershops
KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): Marlene Reed, D.B.A., senior lecturer in entrepreneurship in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is interviewed for this local story on mobile businesses, such as food trucks or barber shops, in which people are willing to pay extra for something that’s quick, convenient and personalized. “People have become so busy, time is probably the most scarce of all of our resources, maybe even more so than money for many people, and they want someone to come do something for them on their premises or at work,” she said.
Baylor’s New Venture Competition Awards $138,000 in Prizes
Baylor University’s John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship in the Hankamer School of Business announced winners of the fifth annual Baylor New Venture Competition.
TREP EXPO in Addison Brings Together Leading Entrepreneurs to Showcase and Strengthen Startup Community
Baylor University’s Department of Entrepreneurship in the Hankamer School of Business is partnering with the Town of Addison’s economic development office and the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) for TREP EXPO 2016, an event that offers aspiring and experienced entrepreneurs information, inspiration and encouragement to launch, build and grow their businesses.
Fifth Annual Baylor Business New Venture Competition Will Award More Than $138,000 in Cash Prizes
Baylor University’s John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship in the Hankamer School of Business will host the fifth annual Baylor New Venture Competition on Friday, Feb. 26, and Saturday, Feb. 27, in the Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.
For Founders Looking to Crowdfund Their Startups, Not All Investors Are Created Equal
Forbes: According to research by Matthew Wood, Ph.D., assistant professor of entrepreneurship in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, startup business founders should be aware that not all “angel investors” are created equally. Wood, along with professors from the University of Oklahoma and Babson College, studied more than 1,000 screening decisions by venture capitalists to determine how the crowd backers of a startup influenced its later fundraises. The study found that the presence of a big name investor was a large influence on decision making.
The Best Undergrad Programs for Entrepreneurship 2016
Entrepreneur: The undergraduate entrepreneurship program at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business is ranked fourth best in the country by Entrepreneur Magazine and the Princeton Review. Thousands of entrepreneurship programs were surveyed, judged on criteria including the availability of internships and externships, the percentage of entrepreneurship students who developed an actionable plan to launch a business while at the school and the number of companies started by graduates over the last five and 10 years.
Ruben Cantu, founder and CEO of Core Media Strategies, pairs investors with start-ups that have high potential. He knows what separates an A-team from a B-team, and the type of prime players investors are looking for.
Pitchfest competitions have become quite popular with entrepreneurs seeking financing. Ruben Cantu, founder and CEO of Core Media Strategies, shares his top five tips when presenting ideas to investors, in order to nail a pitch.