A feverish pace set in Entrepreneurship
Here's the Fall, 2010 semester By the Numbers:
- Two Entrepreneurship CAMs had 47 students…that’s 43 percent of all second year MBA candidates.
- 19 students in CAM I went to Austin and met with John Butler of ICC, Joe Longino of White Oaks, the managers of the Tech Ranch and the UT Incubator, and many others
- 28 students in CAM II went to Silicon Valley and toured Tesla, met with Bill Harlan of Bond Winery, Dan Gordon of Gordon Biersch, Peter Mercatullio of SRI and many others
- 47 students visited AVID Medical and Mike Sahady in Toano
- 56 presentations were made to both CAMs by guests including entrepreneurs, intrepreneurs, capital providers, investors and CEOs
- 42 Executive Partners served as mentors to students and judges for business plan presentations
Among other entrepreneurship activities:
- 16 students are working on 12 entrepreneurship consulting projects for profit and non-profit institutions
- 16 Undergraduate Business students took a course in entrepreneurship taught by Dick Ash
- 4 new clients were added to the James City County Incubator
- More than 70 people attended and participated in the Alan B. Miller Entrepreneurship Center Launch in October, including the opening speech by Thomas Jefferson himself
- 4,883 people received the first newsletter sent by the Entrepreneurship Center, which featured the Launch ceremonies and provided links to videos on the new website.
- 21 members of the MBA Entrepreneurship Club toured the James City County Incubator, managed by W&M
- 11 students attended meetings of the New Dominion Angels and participated in the presentation evaluations
- 28 Executive MBA students took the Entrepreneurship course.