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Released: 20-May-2024 2:05 PM EDT
SEC rule change to protect angel investors reduces startup funding for new businesses
University of Iowa Tippie College of Business

An SEC rule change in 2011 intended to protect angel investors has sharply reduced start-up funding for new ventures, making it difficult for founders and entrepreneurs to get their businesses off the ground, according to a new study from the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business.

Newswise: Cheers! Brewing Program Taps into Local Partnership to Sell Beer
Released: 13-May-2024 4:05 PM EDT
Cheers! Brewing Program Taps into Local Partnership to Sell Beer
University of Northern Colorado

Yetters Brewing Company and UNC’s Brewing Laboratory Science program team up to brew and sell new craft beer — Northern Colorado Brewhouse launches first flight April 24 on campus.

Newswise: $242 Million Patent Lawsuit: Quandary Peak's Analysis Crucial in Jury's Verdict Against Microsoft
Released: 13-May-2024 6:05 AM EDT
$242 Million Patent Lawsuit: Quandary Peak's Analysis Crucial in Jury's Verdict Against Microsoft
Quandary Peak Research

A jury delivered a $242M verdict on Friday, May 10, in favor of plaintiff IPA Technologies in a federal patent infringement lawsuit against Microsoft.

8-May-2024 5:05 PM EDT
Study Shows Ineffectiveness of Targeted Credit Rationing in Banking
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

With the recent ESG-inspired shift towards and away from the rationing of capital to specific firms that arguably generate negative externalities, a new study shows targeted credit rationing in recent history has been widely ineffective in promoting change.

Released: 8-May-2024 4:05 PM EDT
Katia Kreft, Brand Strategy & Growth Specialist, Joins HawkPartners
HawkPartners

HawkPartners, a marketing consulting and strategic insights firm, announced that Katia Kreft has joined the firm as a Partner.

Newswise: Disadvantaged entrepreneurs often fear success, but new research can help
Released: 8-May-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Disadvantaged entrepreneurs often fear success, but new research can help
University of Notre Dame

When low-income entrepreneurs start their own businesses, they frequently fear failure — a well-documented phenomenon. But over time, they may also fear success, given the costs and unknowns it can bring, and this barrier to growth is under-studied and underappreciated. A new study from a Keough School of Global Affairs expert breaks new ground by explaining this fear and offers five recommendations to help entrepreneurs overcome it and move out of poverty.

Released: 7-May-2024 4:05 PM EDT
The Expansion of Offshore Drilling by Oil Companies
Newswise

In a bold move, oil companies are significantly ramping up their offshore drilling operations, reflecting a global surge in demand for energy.

Released: 7-May-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Business-Focused Anti-Poverty Initiatives Can Have Unintended Consequences
North Carolina State University

A new study of entrepreneurial small businesses created to address poverty in rural Africa found that the introduction of the entrepreneurial model led to unexpected social shifts that made the small business operators a source of friction and social discontent in their communities.

Released: 3-May-2024 2:05 PM EDT
UMD Smith Launches Center for Artificial Intelligence in Business
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

A research and teaching initiative from the University of Maryland’s business school will bolster AI-enabled design and governance frameworks for businesses and policymakers.

   
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Released: 2-May-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Cedars-Sinai Leaders, Mentors to Host Startup Companies From Singapore
Cedars-Sinai

The Cedars-Sinai Accelerator and Technology Ventures teams, together with Coronet Ventures (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary of Cedars-Sinai Intellectual Property Company, will host 11 startup companies from Singapore during the Singapore Innovation Week event, May 6-10 in Los Angeles.

Newswise: UWF students win first place in the 2024 Southeastern Hedge Fund Strategy Competition
Released: 2-May-2024 9:05 AM EDT
UWF students win first place in the 2024 Southeastern Hedge Fund Strategy Competition
University of West Florida

Congratulations to the UWF College of Business students who took home a first-place win at the 2024 Southeastern Hedge Fund Strategy Competition!

Released: 1-May-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Hackensack Meridian Health, Choose NJ Announce HMH Emerge Program to Partner with Companies from Ireland
Hackensack Meridian Health

The state’s largest health network, and its leading nonprofit economic development group, looking for promising partners from the Emerald Isle

Released: 29-Apr-2024 5:05 AM EDT
May 1st Fed Announcement Experts
Newswise

The Federal Reserve's interest rate decisions can significantly affect businesses and finance. Markets expect interest rates to remain steady at the Federal Open Market Committee's next decision on May 1.

Released: 29-Apr-2024 5:00 AM EDT
Study Reveals Hiring Bias Against Former Business Owners
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Nearly 50% of new businesses fail within the first five years. Many former entrepreneurs apply for 9-to-5 jobs to get back on their feet, but new research reveals an unexpected obstacle: hiring discrimination.

   
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Released: 11-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Researchers develop new method to help investors predict firms’ decision-making, optimize portfolios and generate greater returns
University of Notre Dame

New research from Notre Dame Marketing Professor Andre Martin introduces a novel method to help investors predict myopic marketing spending —reducing marketing as well as research and development expenses to boost earnings, which increases current-term results at the expense of long-term performance — up to a year in advance.

Released: 10-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Don't file for that patent just yet
University of Iowa Tippie College of Business

A new study from the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business finds that early-stage ventures are often too quick to file for a patent, committing valuable time and money that could be better spent further developing their product and making sure there’s a market for it.

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Released: 2-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Research Profile: Professor Aradhna Krishna
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

The research of Aradhna Krishna, Dwight F. Benton Professor of Marketing, has significant implications for academia and business, creating a new field of marketing scholarship and providing research-backed op-eds and case studies for practitioners in the field.

Newswise: Unique regional partnerships a key theme in SkyNano’s story
Released: 25-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Unique regional partnerships a key theme in SkyNano’s story
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Anna Douglas’ grand vision, strategic moves and laser focus have helped propel her through seven years of building her company, SkyNano, and land $16 million in government and commercial research and development contracts.

Released: 21-Mar-2024 8:05 AM EDT
Transform Accelerator Announces Data Science and AI Startups Selected for Cohort 3
University of Chicago

Transform Accelerator Announces Data Science and AI Startups Selected for Cohort 3

Newswise: Michigan Ross Professor Investigates the Impact of Local Climate Change Beliefs and Policy
Released: 20-Mar-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Michigan Ross Professor Investigates the Impact of Local Climate Change Beliefs and Policy
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

In two newly published papers, Tom Lyon, professor of business economics and public policy, explores the effect of sentiment and policy on greenhouse gas emissions.

Newswise: Calling All Entrepreneurs: SCG Bangkok Business Challenge 2024 at Sasin Chula – Unleash Your Startup Potential!
Released: 15-Mar-2024 8:55 AM EDT
Calling All Entrepreneurs: SCG Bangkok Business Challenge 2024 at Sasin Chula – Unleash Your Startup Potential!
Chulalongkorn University

The Sasin School of Management at Chulalongkorn University, in collaboration with SCG Chemicals Public Company Limited, is inviting undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines worldwide to participate in the “22nd Bangkok Business Challenge 2024”, Global Student Startup Competition, themed “Growing Impactful Ventures”

   
Newswise: Sasin BRIDGES Nobel Laureate Talk: A Financial Approach to Climate Risk
Released: 14-Mar-2024 8:55 AM EDT
Sasin BRIDGES Nobel Laureate Talk: A Financial Approach to Climate Risk
Chulalongkorn University

Professor Robert F. Engle III, Nobel Laureate in Economics and Michael Armellino Professor of Management and Finance at New York University Stern School of Business, recently delivered a provocative talk at Sasin titled “A Financial Approach to Climate Risk: Portfolios, Greenwashing, Stress Testing, and Long Run Risk,” on February 27, 2024.

   
Released: 11-Mar-2024 3:05 PM EDT
UMD Smith Offering Free Risk Assessment for Nonprofits, Small Firms
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Smith’s Justice for Fraud Victims project is providing pro bono control risk assessments. The work is CPA-supervised including under professor and JFV director Samuel Handwerger.

   
Released: 11-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Modern Hydrogen CTO Max Mankin Elected to Hertz Foundation Board of Directors
The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering the nation’s most promising innovators in science and technology, today announced the election of Max Mankin to its board of directors, along with four other new board members: Cheri Ackerman, co-founder and CEO, Concerto Biosciences; Steven B. Lipner, executive director, SAFECode; Michael Schnall-Levin, CTO and founding scientist, 10x Genomics; and Alfred Spector, visiting scholar, MIT, and senior advisor, Blackstone.

Released: 11-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Concerto Biosciences CEO Cheri Ackerman Elected to Hertz Foundation Board of Directors
The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering the nation’s most promising innovators in science and technology, today announced the election of Cheri Ackerman to its board of directors, along with four other new board members: Steven B. Lipner, executive director, SAFECode; Max Mankin, co-founder and CTO, Modern Hydrogen; Michael Schnall-Levin, CTO and founding scientist, 10x Genomics; and Alfred Spector, visiting scholar, MIT, and senior advisor, Blackstone.

Released: 11-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT
10x Genomics CTO Michael Schnall-Levin Elected to Hertz Foundation Board of Directors
The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering the nation’s most promising innovators in science and technology, today announced the election of Michael Schnall-Levin to its board of directors, along with four other new board members: Cheri Ackerman, co-founder and CEO, Concerto Biosciences; Steven B. Lipner, executive director, SAFECode; Max Mankin, co-founder and CTO, Modern Hydrogen; and Alfred Spector, visiting scholar, MIT, and senior advisor, Blackstone.

Released: 11-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Technology Leader Alfred Spector Elected to Hertz Foundation Board of Directors
The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering the nation’s most promising innovators in science and technology, today announced the election of Alfred Spector to its board of directors, along with four other new board members: Cheri Ackerman, co-founder and CEO, Concerto Biosciences; Steven B. Lipner, executive director, SAFECode; Max Mankin, co-founder and CTO, Modern Hydrogen; and Michael Schnall-Levin, CTO and founding scientist, 10x Genomics.

Released: 11-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EDT
Five Science and Technology Leaders Elected to Hertz Foundation Board of Directors
The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering the nation’s most promising innovators in science and technology, today announced the election of five new members to its board of directors: Cheri Ackerman, co-founder and CEO, Concerto Biosciences; Steven B. Lipner, executive director, SAFECode; Max Mankin, co-founder and CTO, Modern Hydrogen; Michael Schnall-Levin, founding scientist and CTO, 10x Genomics; and Alfred Spector, visiting scholar, MIT, and senior advisor, Blackstone.

Released: 8-Mar-2024 10:05 AM EST
Michigan Ross Professor Explores Multinational Brand Building Challenges in Developed Markets
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Chinese e-commerce firm Temu sparked controversy in the United States with its Super Bowl ad titled “Spending like a billionaire,” which attracted a spate of criticism for reasons ranging from cultural insensitivity to general confusion.

Newswise: Anomaly mythology: Factors that predict stock market returns exciting, but not reliable
Released: 4-Mar-2024 5:05 PM EST
Anomaly mythology: Factors that predict stock market returns exciting, but not reliable
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Stock market anomalies, which by their nature perform contrary to the notion of efficient markets, are appealing to investors.

Released: 4-Mar-2024 2:05 PM EST
The power of persistence: Bridging the gender gap in patent applications
Washington University in St. Louis

New research from Washington University in St. Louis finds women are less likely than men to continue pursuing a patent after an initial rejection. The finding highlights potential interventions that could help close the gender gap in patent applications.

Released: 27-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
International moves can pay off for venture-backed startups
Cornell University

Startups that moved internationally raised an average of $60 million, compared with $20 million raised by stationary companies, and they averaged 17% more investors. Their chances of a successful exit – launching an initial public offering, undergoing a merger or being acquired by another company, all of which allow their founders and investors to cash in – were 67% higher.

Newswise: Michigan Ross Professor Explores the Financial Implications of DEI Policy in Government Contracting
Released: 26-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
Michigan Ross Professor Explores the Financial Implications of DEI Policy in Government Contracting
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

In a new paper published in the Rand Journal of Economics, Ben Rosa, assistant professor of business economics and public policy, explores the impact of procurement policies on disadvantaged businesses and government spending.

   
Released: 22-Feb-2024 7:05 PM EST
Entrepreneurs’ stock losses bruise their businesses
University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

When a recession takes a bite out of an entrepreneur’s personal stock portfolio, does that person’s business suffer more than those of older and larger competitors?

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Released: 19-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST
Episode 205 – Reality vs Perception: 2023 in Review and A Look Ahead to 2024
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

On this episode of the Business and Society podcast, three professors from the Ross School of Business discuss notable trends from 2023 and the current challenges of 2024 from an economic, behavioral, and political perspective.

   
Newswise: Elevate Your Entrepreneurial Journey at Women Impact Entrepreneurship Day 2024!!
Released: 16-Feb-2024 8:55 AM EST
Elevate Your Entrepreneurial Journey at Women Impact Entrepreneurship Day 2024!!
Chulalongkorn University

Dive into the realm of inspiration with Sasin Sustainability & Entrepreneurship Center as we proudly present "Women Impact Entrepreneurship Day (WIED) 2024"!

Released: 15-Feb-2024 7:05 PM EST
Studies with more diverse teams of authors get more citations
University of Surrey

Diverse research is more impactful in the business management field, with female influence growing stronger in the past decade, finds a new study from the University of Surrey.

Newswise: Wistar’s Jessie Villanueva, Ph.D., Receives ‘Diversity in Business’ Award
Released: 15-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST
Wistar’s Jessie Villanueva, Ph.D., Receives ‘Diversity in Business’ Award
Wistar Institute

Jessie Villanueva, Ph.D., is one of the recipients of the 2024 Diversity in Business Award from the Philadelphia Business Journal.

Released: 15-Feb-2024 4:05 AM EST
Hiring “problem directors” can knock up to 64% off a firm’s value
University of Portsmouth

Companies that appoint directors with a track record of questionable professional conduct cause an increase in reckless corporate risk-taking and could see up to 64 per cent of a firm’s value knocked off, a new study has found.

Released: 13-Feb-2024 5:05 PM EST
Successful Employer-Driven Disability Initiatives Benefit Individuals and Companies
IOS Press

Research in the Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation pinpoints the elements impactful initiatives have in common and the positive effects on disabled and non-disabled employees and corporate climate

   
Released: 13-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST
Business operations affect fishermen's resilience to climate change, new study finds
University of Maine

In their new study published in the journal Global Environmental Change, researchers found that fishermen’s responses to a changing climate can be strongly influenced by how they fish and how they’re organized. The study highlights the role that distinct strategies associated with different group sizes and levels of cooperation play in how fishers respond and adapt to climate change.

   
Released: 12-Feb-2024 11:05 PM EST
Customers prefer text over video to provide service feedback
Washington State University

At a time when one viral video can damage a business, some companies are turning to their own commenting platforms rather than letting social media be the main outlet for customer feedback.

Newswise: Michigan Ross Professor Explores Gender Barriers to Career Networking
Released: 8-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST
Michigan Ross Professor Explores Gender Barriers to Career Networking
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

In collaboration with Catherine Shea, assistant professor of organizational behavior and theory at the Tepper School of Business, the research provides commentary on why women's representation in influential roles remains low.

Newswise: Ammonia attracts the shipping industry, but researchers warn of its risks
Released: 5-Feb-2024 10:05 PM EST
Ammonia attracts the shipping industry, but researchers warn of its risks
Chalmers University of Technology

Switching to ammonia as a marine fuel, with the goal of decarbonisation, can instead create entirely new problems.

   
Released: 5-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Former White House Economists to Kick Off ‘Finance Grand Challenges’ Series at UMD Smith
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Michael Faulkender and Phillip Swagel (both formerly served as Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy at the Treasury Department), plus Tyler Goodspeed (formerly on the White House Council of Economic Advisers), will discuss such topics as the social security and the national debt to kick off a new speaker series at UMD’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

   
Newswise: Research looks at how experiences at previous jobs motivate start-up operators
Released: 1-Feb-2024 11:00 AM EST
Research looks at how experiences at previous jobs motivate start-up operators
West Virginia University

When people quit their jobs to launch their own companies, the reasons that motivated them to become entrepreneurs can be major predictors of success, according to West Virginia University management scholar Hyeonsuh Lee.

   
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Released: 31-Jan-2024 1:05 PM EST
Podcast: Down to Business Episode 101 – Robert Isom, CEO of American Airlines
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

On this inaugural episode of the Down to Business podcast, host Sharon F. Matusik, Edward J. Frey Dean of the Ross School of Business, is joined by Robert Isom, MBA ’91, to discuss his path to Michigan Ross, his career as a Ross MBA, his journey to becoming CEO and president of American Airlines, and his advice for current and prospective Ross students who are interested in leadership careers.



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