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Hands-free wheelchair umbrella wins FSU ‘InNOLEvation Challenge’

A team of six student engineers, who brainstormed a hands-free umbrella for wheelchairs, won the grand prize of $10,000 in Florida State University’s annual InNOLEvation® Challenge sponsored by the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship. The students, all seniors at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, created an umbrella called DriGo that automatically deploys when a person […]

FSU student entrepreneur selected for 2018 Future Founders Fellowship

A Florida State University undergraduate student has been selected to participate in the 2018 Future Founders cohort, a nonprofit fellowship that empowers the development of top student entrepreneurs across the country. Hannah King, a junior majoring in international affairs with a minor in social and commercial entrepreneurship and founder of Woven Futures, will participate in […]

Three Special Entrepreneurship Courses for 2018 Spring Semester

Fascinating, interactive classes are open to students of all majors ENT 4934, Section 05: Enough to Be Dangerous The name of this course says it all. Entrepreneurs must know enough about every aspect of running a business “to be dangerous,” and that means students learn how to make decisions on a higher level for the […]

FSU students bring home turkey trophy in entrepreneurship competition with UF

As Florida State University prepares for its football game against the University of Florida this Saturday, another competition between the schools already took place this week.  And FSU’s team came away with the win.  Students from FSU’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship squared off against UF students in the first-ever Turkey Tank Competition in Gainesville Monday. The event challenged students to pitch an […]

FSU alumnus to appear on ‘Shark Tank’

Florida State University College of Business graduate Joshua Esnard, who invented a haircut and beard-grooming tool and then launched a successful business, will appear on ABC’s hit television show “Shark Tank” at 9 p.m. (EST), Sunday, Nov. 12. Esnard invented The Cut Buddy when he was 13 years old and it went on to become a No. […]

Successful FSU alumni entrepreneurs to speak at ‘7 Under 30’ program

Florida State alumni entrepreneurs who launched successful businesses before the age of 30. “This year is so exciting as many of our faculty members have mentored or taught these speakers,” said Susan S. Fiorito, director of the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship. “Interest in entrepreneurship has grown steadily at FSU and the major is gaining […]

FSU entrepreneurship student competes in national competition

A Florida State University entrepreneurship major has been selected to participate in a national competition that fosters growth for the next generation of women-owned businesses. Ana Sanchez, a senior in FSU’s new Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship, will compete in the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Student Entrepreneur Program, which takes place June 18-23 in […]