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Starting classes at Pace University in New York City!

Starting classes at Pace University in New York City!

Starting classes at Pace University in New York City! After attending their first and second semester respectively in France and China, students of the Global Entrepreneurship Program are now in the United States where they recently started their last semester of classes over at Pace University, located downtown Manhattan in New York City! To kick-start

Global Entrepreneurship Program – Success Story

Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I like the quote: “You become what you think about most of the time!” My name is Darren O Connell. I’m from Cork in Ireland and currently reside in Shanghai, China since October 2015. I’m passionate about exercise, curious about business and forever inspired by entrepreneurship. Because

Global Entrepreneurship Program: Discover the Success Story of program graduate Tomas Froes

Discover the success story of Thomas Froes, who launch his startup kencko. Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I studied Marketing Management at ISCEM, as an undergraduate in Portugal. Then I started working for Siemens, and pursued an MSc in Management at ISCTE Business School at the same time.. Can you tell us

Young female entrepreneurs: on the rise around the world

As Gayle Tzemach Lemmon points out in her Tedx talk ‘women entrepreneurs: example not exception’, the idea of entrepreneurship is often automatically correlated with men. However, this traditional view underestimates the current state of affairs, as young female entrepreneurs are on the rise across the world. According to the European Commission, around 30% of all

Disruption: entrepreneurs are disruptors

While it might sometimes feel safer to maintain the status quo in the business world, successfully disrupting an industry can yield many more benefits- not only for the disruptor, but also for their clients and customers. As Caroline Howard at Forbes explains “disruption displaces an existing market, industry, or technology and produces something new and

Global Entrepreneurship Program in New York!

Exciting news; the Global Entrepreneurship Program has recently announced a new collaboration with Pace University in New York City, USA! Students enrolled on the Global Entrepreneurship Program will benefit from living, working and studying across three continents and at three prestigious universities: emlyon business school in Lyon, France, Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China and Pace University

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What EMLYON can teach budding entrepreneurs

Start-up rates are surging, with over 20 million non-employer businesses operating globally, with more starting every day (KIEA, 2013). Companies such as Uber, the taxi app that is now the world’s most valuable start-up and Airbnb, the peer-to-peer accommodation service now valued at $10bn are not just competing in their respective industries, they are completely

Welcome to the 2014 intake of the Global Entrepreneurship Program!

The official opening ceremony of the Global Entrepreneurship Program took place on Wednesday September 3rd 2014 on EMLYON’s European Campus, marking the start of the students’ journey in the program. Like every year, the Global Entrepreneurship Program welcomes international students from many different backgrounds and professional horizons who all share the same objective: build up their entrepreneurial skills