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The Oregon State University College of Engineering has long held a deep connection with Hewlett Packard (HP), one of the most innovative technology companies in the world, that has benefited both institutions on multiple levels.

– Oregon State University, College of Engineering

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Finding the ‘Goldilocks’ Level of Enthusiasm for Business Pitches

Georgia Institute of Technology researchers found how long an entrepreneur displays the highest level of excitement during a pitch plays a major role in predicting success in receiving funding.

– Georgia Institute of Technology

Academy of Management Journal


BERC report: Tenn. exports drop $500M in Q4, ‘one of worst quarters in recent memory’

Tennessee’s exports dropped by almost $500 million in “a poor fourth quarter” of 2018, according to the latest “Global Commerce”

– Middle Tennessee State University

MTSU’s Business and Economic Research

Expert can discuss impact of tariffs on supply chains.

Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management

– North Carolina State University

U.S. fashion retailers brace for impact Trump's trade war with China

High-end U.S. apparel retailers are adjusting sourcing strategy in response to Donald Trump's escalating trade war with China. But a new study finds that China continues to corner the market on production of high-value goods, which makes U.S. compani...

– University of Delaware

UGA startup gateway generates $531M in economic value

The University of Georgia’s startup program generates economic value of more than half a billion dollars annually, according to a new analysis.

– University of Georgia


Machine learning reduces language barriers in global trade, research shows

Using data from eBay, which managed more than $14 billion in trade across more than 200 countries in 2014, two Washington University in St. Louis researchers demonstrated that a moderate improvement in the quality of language translation increased tr...

– Washington University in St. Louis

Management Science; Management Science

Work Experience Poor Predictor of Future Job Performance

A five-year study led by researchers at Florida State University concludes a person's past work experience is a poor predictor of performance in a new job.

– Florida State University

Personnel Psychology

It’s All Goodio: Is Business Transparency Delicious?

Artisanal chocolatier Goodio’s tagline, “It’s all good,” represents its drive to succeed economically and in a socially responsible manner. The company serves as a case in point on how to embrace “radical transparency” in its efforts towa...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


Low Integrity CEOs Cost Firms Money

New Research Quantifies Elusive Attribute, Demonstrates Real-World Consequences of Low-Integrity Leaders

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The Accounting Review

Device to improve basketball shot wins student business competition

Boosted Ideas Lab, a team of four Wichita State University students, is the winner of the 2019 Shocker New Venture Competition at Wichita State University. The team's product, the Boost Hoop, is a shot-arc developer and confidence booster for deve...

– Wichita State University

Startups, VCs and Corporate Boards: Practical Insights from UVA Darden Alumni

Insights from the founders panel hosted by the Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and moderated by Techstars Farm to Fork Accelerator Managing Director Brett Brohl (MBA ’09)

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

BizWire Announcements

Nationally regarded engineer and academic leader chosen for chancellor at Missouri S&T

University of Missouri System President Mun Choi today announced the appointment of Dr. Mohammad Dehghani, vice provost for research, innovation and entrepreneurship at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey, as the next chancellor of...

– Missouri University of Science and Technology

Wells Fargo Funded Innovation Incubator Selects First Cohort of Agtech Startups Focused on Sustainable Solutions

The Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2), a technology incubator and platform funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation and co-administered by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), today announced it has selected five early-stage companies fo...

– Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Cryogenics equipment maker licenses ORNL auto-fill method for more efficient liquid helium use

Advanced Research Systems has licensed an ORNL technology designed to automatically refill liquid helium used in laboratory equipment for low-temperature scientific experiments, which will reduce downtime, recover more helium and increase overall eff...

– Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Babson College To Award Eight Honorary Degrees At Centennial Commencement

Eight visionary entrepreneurs will receive honorary degrees at Babson College’s Centennial Commencement ceremonies on May 18, 2019.

– Babson College





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