Browsing: Entrepreneurship

Suffolk County businesses are invited to a presentation explaining how they can connect with Stony Brook University and enhance their bottom line. “How to Tap University Resources” will take place Thursday, March 9, 2017 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Stony Brook University Incubator at Calverton, located on 4603 Middle Country Road in Calverton. The event is presented by the Stony Brook University Incubator, Stony Brook University and the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce. Businesses will learn how to bid on business with the University, hire students for internships, recruit SBU students and alumni for full-time jobs or consulting work,…

Imagine being both the youngest person in a company and one of the bosses. That is the unique perspective enjoyed by Stony Brook senior Matthew Glaser ’17 (graduating cum laude, a full year early), who recently purchased radio station WELJ in East Hampton (104.7 FM) with business partner Andrew Adams, a senior at Plattsburgh College. “We’re the youngest radio owners in the country,” said Matthew. “It’s pretty scary.” But Matthew has little reason for his fear: He has been around radio and media since before he can remember, as his father was the chief of engineering for Barnstable Broadcasting (later Connoisseur Long…

Models of Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Entrepreneurship Stanley Bergman is Chairman of the Board and CEO of Henry Schein, Inc., a Fortune 500® company headquartered in Melville, NY, and the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners. Henry Schein is ranked #1 in its industry on Fortune’s 2016 World’s Most Admired Companies List. Social responsibility is a hallmark of the company’s charter. “Team Schein” works actively to increase access to health care among underserved populations and to foster grassroots health care and sustainable entrepreneurial economic development initiatives in the United…

Following the success of last year’s event, WolfieTank 2016 gives all Stony Brook faculty, staff and students a chance to showcase the next “big idea” in this pitch competition. On Wednesday, November 9, you can highlight your ideas in front of entrepreneurs from the Long Island area. Presenters will be given a few minutes to deliver their pitch, and there will be time for questions, feedback and advice from the judges. Those interested in competing must submit a short application by Friday, October 7, 2016, to have their pitch approved. The application can be found at www.stonybrook.edu/wolfietank. Check out testimonials from last year’s presenters,…