GameChangers

You're Disruptive and Unreasonable - We're Here to Encourage That

April 21, 2016
Leader, risk-taker, world-changer. By the time students graduate from UMass Amherst, they probably hope to be able to use these words to describe themselves. UMass students spend their academic careers researching, inventing, generating ideas, and solving problems -- preparing for the working world. Yet many students may not describe themselves as entrepreneurs. The Berthiaume ...Read More ❯

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INNOVATION CHALLENGE WINNERS OFFER INNOVATIVE, MARKETABLE IDEAS

April 19, 2016
Automated Controversy Detection, a startup business founded by UMass Amherst computer science 4th-year Ph.D. candidate Shiri Dori-Hacohen, earned top honors of $35,000 in seed money on April 7th at the campus’s 2016 Innovation Challenge business plan competition. Coordinated by the Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship, an Isenberg-based initiative that promotes ...Read More ❯

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The Culmination of this Year's Innovation Challenge this Thursday, April 7

April 04, 2016
After a year of idea jams, venture pitches, and competitions, The Innovation Challenge is approaching its finale. The top six entrepreneurship teams will soon fight for their final chance to win up to $65k. Who will walk away with the ultimate prize, the money to bring their venture to the next level? ...Read More ❯

Buzz Builder Workshop Series #3: Social Media Strategy

April 04, 2016
The Berthiaume Center is excited to offer students the opportunity to participate in a series of workshops to help improve their skillsets for their business or venture. These workshops will be run by the Berthiaume Center’s Buzz Builders, a group of student interns that act as our student-run ad agency. ...Read More ❯

Topics: Entrepreneurship

Buzz Builder Workshop Series #2: Branding 101

March 29, 2016
The Berthiaume Center is excited to offer students the opportunity to participate in a series of workshops to help improve their skillsets for their business or venture. These workshops will be run by the Berthiaume Center’s Buzz Builders, a group of student interns that act as our student-run ad agency. ...Read More ❯

Buzz Builder Workshop Series #1: The Basics of Camera Work

March 22, 2016
The Berthiaume Center is excited to offer students the opportunity to participate in a series of workshops to help improve their skillsets for their business or venture. These workshops will be run by the Berthiaume Center’s Buzz Builders, a group of student interns that act as our student-run ad agency. ...Read More ❯

Innovation Challenge Venture Profiles 2016

February 26, 2016
Over the past semester, the UMass Innovation Challenge has been inspiring students to create and pitch business ideas. From the Minute Pitch Competition to the Seed Pitch Competition, students have been awarded funding for their ventures and receiving professional advice from mentors. ...Read More ❯

What is an Idea Jam?

February 19, 2016
Have an idea but don't know where to turn? The Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship has you covered. Our Idea Jams offer students the opportunity to get good ideas out in the open and recruit the help they need to bring these ideas to life. Idea Jams are exciting and fun to attend. They are also an easy first step towards creating a profitable venture, and the Berthiaume ...Read More ❯

Get Excited, Berthiaume is Back at It

February 18, 2016
Did you hear? We started the semester with the announcement that the Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship was named the 2016 Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Program. It’s a huge win for UMass Entrepreneurship. Berthiaume helps you meet real innovators from campus and beyond, gain an inside look into today’s entrepreneurial climate, and get the chance to launch your own ...Read More ❯

UMass Entrepreneurship is Best of Class

February 03, 2016
The Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship has been named the 2016 Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Program by the United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurs (USASBE). The award, announced at the annual conference in San Diego in January, recognizes the innovation and impact of new entrepreneurship programs. UMass Amherst joins previous winners like ...Read More ❯

Topics: Entrepreneurship

  

 

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