Ting Zhang, research assistant professor in the Jacob France Institute, the economic research center for the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business, has co-authored a new book, Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth in China. It presents a groundbreaking analysis of the existing economic dynamics and factors contributing to entrepreneurship in China.
Budding entrepreneurs from the University of Baltimore will have a unique opportunity to share their ideas and concepts for new businesses with several successful business leaders, when Startup Maryland's "Pitch Across Maryland" bus tour stops for a rally at the UB campus on Sept. 20.
Find out how Baltimore can remake itself as a hub for entrepreneurial activities when the University of Baltimore hosts "Driving Baltimore's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem" on April 25. Dan Senor, author of the best-seller Start-Up Nation and an adjunct fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, will offer a keynote address.
An innovative program for sharpening the business skills of entrepreneurs by placing them with business mentors and professors for an extended period of apprenticeship and instruction will be funded by the Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation to the Merrick School of Business.
The new Leonard and Phyllis Attman Competitive Business Prize in the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business will allow students and alumni to compete for vital seed funding for their innovative new business ventures.