2016 BYOBB Finalists Announced
Undergraduate Track Cocktail Culture Co. Jungeun Park, Fox School of Business ’16 Parking Bee Richard Armitage, College of Science and Technology ’16 Michael Black Rungh, Inc. Neha Raman, Fox School of Business ’18 Vitris Wireless, LLC Jack Perrotta, Fox School of Business ’18 John Nguyen, College of Science and Technology ’18 Chethtra Ten, College of […]
Announcing the 2016 BYOBB Keynote Speaker…
We are excited to announce that the 2016 BYOBB Keynote Speaker and Recipient of the Self-Made and Making Others Award is: Glen Gaddy, PhD Glen Gaddy, PhD, is a member of Robin Hood Ventures and the Chair of the Mid-Atlantic Diamond Ventures (MADV). He has experience in real estate, consumer product development and venture funding. […]
ICYMI: Fox Fulbright Scholar plans to take entrepreneurship lessons home to native Pakistan
IME-MS student, Sumbal Bashir, plans to take all the entrepreneurial lessons she’s learned through her program at the Fox School of Business back home to Pakistan. There, she hopes to close the gap and drive the growth of entrepreneurship throughout the country. To learn more about her and her individual accomplishments, check out the news […]
18th Annual Be Your Own Boss Bowl
Thursday April 21, 2016 1 p.m. Finalist Presentations 5 p.m. Awards Ceremony Alter Hall Auditorium Check back here for more exciting updates about #BYOBB2016!
Reviewers Needed! Sign Up to Be a BYOBB Business Plan Reviewer.
Help us determine who will be the finalists of the Be Your Own Boss Bowl! Sign up to be a business plan reviewer here.
Workshop TODAY: Financials Made Easy with Professor Dwight Carey
If you are participating in this year’s BYOBB business plan competition, be sure to attend Professor Dwight Carey’s business plan workshop TODAY in the IEI Lab at 4:00 p.m. Professor Carey is a renowned entrepreneur who will speak about financial assumptions and preparing pro forma financial statements for your business.
Sign up TODAY for a mentor for the 2016 BYOBB!
Plan on participating in this year’s BYOBB? Don’t miss the opportunity to sign up for a mentor! By submitting a simple opportunity description, you will be assigned a mentor, receive a copy of the business planning book, and get important notifications and tips about the BYOBB. Your mentor can assist you in the formation of […]
Applications for DreamIt Ventures HealthTech Accelerator are now open!
Ranked by Forbes as one of the top 10 business accelerators in the world, Dreamit works with early stage entrepreneurs and provides them with resources, rock star mentors, investors, strategic partners and most importantly, a network of real customers looking for innovative solutions. Both pre-seed companies looking for a “hands-on” experience and seasoned entrepreneurs looking […]
College Pitch Philly Applications Due 12/15
The Philadelphia Regional Entrepreneurship Education Consortium and its partners are excited to announce College Pitch Philly – a regional business plan competition for currently enrolled undergraduate students. Not only are students competing for a chance to win $15,000 in startup money, but they will receive valuable feedback regarding their business proposals from veteran entrepreneurs with […]
How I Won the BYOBB & Information Session Recap
On December 2, Ben Stucker met with students in the IEI Lab for a special presentation on how he won the 2015 BYOBB. With the winnings from the BYOBB, Ben further developed his company. RatesForUs, Inc. is a financial marketplace that helps consumers find the best deals on their mortgages. In order to best help students […]
BYOBB: Get started – sign up today!
Get started on your Be Your Own Boss Bowl business plan by signing up for your BYOBB mentor! The sooner you sign up, the more time you will have to work with your mentor to create a winning business plan. This year, the BYOBB will have cash prizes worth more than $160,000. Learn more about […]
BYOBB Information Session Recap
“Start early and use mentors, that’s my best advice” – Ellen Weber on the BYOBB competition On November 18, Ellen Weber hosted the second BYOBB information session in the IEI Lab. Students filled the room to learn more about the exciting competition coming up in the spring. Many students were concerned that their ideas were […]
2015 Idea Competition featured in The Temple News
Be sure to check out the great coverage of the 18th Annual Innovative Idea Competition in The Temple News. Learn more about our finalists presentations and see some exclusive video footage from the event!
18th Annual Idea Competition Presentation & Awards Reception Recap
On November 11, Temple students and faculty swarmed to the Undergraduate Commons to watch the finalists present their ideas, Shark Tank style. Our panel of judges, Bethany Edwards, Glen Gaddy, Fred Berg and Zachary Thomson, came ready to fire the tough questions at our finalists. It was an exciting atmosphere to be a part of. […]