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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

USF St. Petersburg to host 4th Startup Weekend Tampa Bay

Startup Weekend Tampa Bay logo

Startup Weekend Tampa Bay logo

Startup Weekend Tampa Bay will connect local entrepreneurs, developers, designers and startup enthusiasts with mentors and resources at USF St. Petersburg June 7-9. It is the fourth Startup Weekend Tampa Bay event and the first to be held at USF St. Petersburg, hosted by the USFSP Entrepreneurship Club. Throughout the course of this 54-hour event, attendees will share ideas, form … Continue reading

USFSP Entrepreneurship Club members win second national championship in a row

Winning Entrepreneurship Club members Chris Carpentier, Mark Lombardi-Nelson, Lazar Anderson, Brown Charite and Kevin Mircovich are congratulated by Entrepreneurship Director Bill Jackson during Entrepreneurship Day.

Winning Entrepreneurship Club members Chris Carpentier, Mark Lombardi-Nelson, Lazar Anderson, Brown Charite and Kevin Mircovich are congratulated by Entrepreneurship Director Bill Jackson during Entrepreneurship Day.

Members of the USF St. Petersburg Entrepreneurship Club at have won a prestigious national competition for the second year in a row. The Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO) Startup Simulation Challenge requires a team of students to take a new business and make the right decisions to out-perform nine other teams from across the country. The computer simulation took two months. … Continue reading

USF St. Petersburg Entrepreneurship Club students dominate pitch competition

Evan Koteles

Evan Koteles

USF St. Petersburg Entrepreneurship Club students dominated a southeastern pitch competition in Tampa last week, with four of the seven finalists and a first and third place showing. More than 200 entrepreneurship students from throughout the Southeast attended the Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference Student Pitch Competition at the University of Tampa Feb. 1-2. The universities represented included the University of Florida, … Continue reading

Another entrepreneurship win: Southeastern Student Pitch Competition

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (April 4, 2012) — University of South Florida St. Petersburg sophomore Evan Koteles placed third in the recent Student Pitch Competition at the University of Tampa. The March 24 competition was part of the 2nd Annual Southeastern Entrepreneurship Conference, affiliated with the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization. The conference, hosted by the University of Tampa and supported by the … Continue reading