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Meet the 2017 Sharkfest Entrepreneurship Competition Winners

2/24/17 | Now in its sixth year, Johnson & Wales University’s annual Sharkfest competition tests the mettle of student entrepreneurs from the business, culinary and hospitality fields. This year’s crop of entrepreneurs pitched a diverse range of business ideas. Meet the winners:

Topics: Denver North Miami Charlotte Entrepreneurship

Meet the 2016 Sharkfest Entrepreneurship Competition Winners

4/6/16 | Now in its fifth year, JWU Providence’s annual Sharkfest competition tests the business acumen, creativity and ambition of student entrepreneurs from a broad spectrum of majors.

Topics: JWU Providence Denver North Miami Charlotte Business Entrepreneurship

2016 Sharkfest Finalists Announced



3/23/16| Finalists for this year’s Sharkfest entrepreneurial competition have officially been announced. Seven teams will compete for cash awards and the opportunity to receive additional start-up resources in support of their ventures.

Topics: JWU Providence Entrepreneurship Sharkfest

Meet the Winners of JWU Denver’s Sharkfest


11/9/15 |

Student entrepreneurs were in the spotlight at JWU Denver’s second annual Sharkfest competition, which featured 7 teams vying for a spot in the universitywide contest.

“I was really impressed with the caliber of thinking from these students and I see some successful concepts here,” noted judge Peter Casillas, publisher of the Denver Business Journal.

Topics: Denver Business Entrepreneurship

Meet JWU Providence Changemaker Fellow Linda Garcia

9/18/14 | Business & Entrepreneurship

JWU Providence student Linda Garcia and 10 other college students from across Rhode Island have been named 2015-16 Changemaker Fellows by Social Enterprise Greenhouse and Founders League, two organizations dedicated to strengthening the state’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Topics: Careers JWU Providence Business Entrepreneurship

Networking with 1 Million Cups at JWU

Topics: Business Entrepreneurship

2015 Sharkfest Winners

Business


Now in its fourth year, JWU Providence’s annual Sharkfest tests the mettle of student + alumni entrepreneurs from the business, culinary and hospitality fields. Out of 12 finalists — including representatives from each JWU campus, and two alumni — here are this year’s winning business pitches:

Topics: Business Entrepreneurship