Roadi, a parking app developed by University of Baltimore student Opeyemi Thomas, is one of 10 finalists in the inaugural Light City Baltimore pitch competition for new companies. One of five startups in the sustainability category, Roadi will receive $5,000 if it wins the judging.
Chris Wilson, an Entrepreneurship Fellow in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, has been named a 2016 Influential Marylander by the Daily Record. Wilson is the owner and founder of the Barclay Investment Corporation, a multi-service social enterprise specializing in residential and commercial contracting.
David Lingelbach, assistant professor of entrepreneurship in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, will discuss the growing complexities of the global economy - and the ways those intricate systems work for or against the formation of new business, large and small - when he serves on a panel discussion at the 32nd Annual National Association of Business Economics Economy Policy Conference in Washington.
This spring, the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business will launch its new Merrick Engages series of public dialogues, bringing to the UB campus a distinct group of business leaders for a lively, no-holds-barred conversation about the transformation of business, the importance of new ideas, and the promise of future careers in fields that were little more than dreams only a generation ago.
The Nov. 9 edition of UB's "Divided Baltimore" class will invite guest lecturers to examine the role of culture, the arts and social entrepreneurship in addressing the city's issues. The class is free and open to the public.