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Entrepreneurship Month




The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship invites all Florida State students to participate in eMonth. Designed to foster a culture of entrepreneurship across campus, eMonth celebrates Florida State University’s entrepreneurial spirit and provides an introduction to the world of entrepreneurship.

This is a time when small actions unleash big ideas. No matter where you fall on the entrepreneurship spectrum – from accomplished entrepreneur to curious student – eMonth is for you. Join us for the following events:


Entrepreneurship Student Business Exposition

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 from 10 a.m.—2 p.m. at the Rovetta Business Building Back Patio



Florida State opens eMonth with the Entrepreneurship Student Business Exposition

Students in the Entrepreneurship Major showcase the enterprises they developed and launched through the Sophomore Experience - a class that takes place over the course of both semesters of their sophomore year. These students work in groups of three to five to plan, launch, manage and harvest a small business.


7 Under 30 and Social Entrepreneurship Showcase

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. at the Turnbull Conference Center in Room #208



Highlights from the Nov. 2013 Speaker Event

7 Under 30 logo

The 7 Under 30 Speaker Series event features seven successful entrepreneurs who started businesses before the age of 30. Each entrepreneur will speak for seven minutes about the life cycle of an entrepreneur based on their experiences, with a Q&A session to follow. Light refreshments will be served immediately after the event.

This year’s top-notch group of entrepreneurs include Adam Corey (101 Restaurant), Brad Pierce (Restaurant Equipment World), JT Burnette (Inkbridge, LLC.), Kim Rivers (Inkbridge, LLC.), Matt Thompson (Madison Social), Ryan Kopinsky (Shop X), and Thomas Brady (dotSIMPLY).

Stick around until 6 p.m., when the Social Entrepreneurship Showcase gets under way. The Showcase will provide an overview of Florida State’s exciting new developments in applying entrepreneurial innovation to social change. Be among the first to screen video footage of startup social enterprises from around the world. These enterprises are competing for up to $50,000 each for first-year seed funding the Diehl Family Social Enterprise Competition.

7 Under 30 Speakers