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Entrepreneurship Program co-founder, graduate honored

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn (far left) with Reuben Pressman

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn (left) with Reuben Pressman

Daniel James Scott, associate director of the USF St. Petersburg Entrepreneurship Program, has been named Technology Leader of the Year by the Tampa Bay Technology Forum, and Reuben Pressman, the program’s first graduate, has been named Rising Star. The honors were announced Friday night during the Forum’s 10th Annual Industry Achievement Awards Gala at the Hilton Tampa Downtown. In addition, … Continue reading

USFSP Entrepreneurship Program leader named Florida’s small business advocate of the year

Daniel James Scott

Daniel James Scott

Daniel James Scott, associate director of the USF St. Petersburg Entrepreneurship Program at the College of Business, has been named the Florida 2013 Small Business Advocate of the Year. The award honors the work Scott has done through the Entrepreneurship Program, recently named the Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Program in the United States.  It is awarded annually by the Small Business … Continue reading

New Dali Museum series, The Genius Next Door, to feature USF St. Petersburg professors

The Dalí Museum is hosting a new monthly series of stimulating conversations with USF St. Petersburg professors. Called The Genius Next Door, the series will give audiences a chance to ask questions, exchange ideas and discuss cutting-edge research with intellectual leaders from USF St. Petersburg. Frank Biafora, dean of the USFSP College of Arts and Sciences, will act as the … Continue reading

Gazelle Lab Demo Day Showcased Work of Start-Ups and Students

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (November 18, 2011) – With the work of USF St. Petersburg entrepreneurship students assisting them along the way, the 14 entrepreneurs selected for the inaugural Gazelle Lab capped their mentor-driven program on Thursday, Nov. 17 by presenting funding pitches to investors from around the country. View a news story on Gazelle Lab broadcast on WTSP Channel 10. … Continue reading