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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:



Held Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. Union Green 10 a.m.-1 p.m.



Florida State University opens 'eMonth' with the ENTreprelooza student expo

Florida State University sophomore students-turned-entrepreneurs showcase the enterprises they have developed and launched through the College of Business Entrepreneurship program during the ENTreprelooza Student Expo. 


7 Under 30

Held Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Turnbull Conference Room 3:30-6 p.m.



Learn from successful entrepreneurs at the 7 Under 30 event, featuring seven entrepreneurs who have started businesses before the age of 30. This year we have opened up the speaker list to entrepreneurs to any those graduating from any college or university. We have brought together a top-notch group of 7 Entrepreneurs to speak to our students and other guests. Each entrepreneur will speak 7 minutes, and there will be a Q&A session at the end of the program. Join us for refreshments and networking after the event.

Bibb Beale3

Ray Di Nozo2

Casey Henry

Michael Loudis3

Carley Ochs3

Kate Pankoke2

Jake Stauch2


Progressive Lunch

Held Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. University Center Club, Futch Ballroom 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Banner Progressive Lunch

A student event, The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship was pleased to host Entrepreneurship Month (eMonth) during the month of November at Florida State University. Designed to foster a culture of entrepreneurship across campus, eMonth celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit and provides our students with an introduction to the world of entrepreneurship.

Every year we host the Progressive Lunch: an event where entrepreneurs share their firsthand knowledge and experience with our entrepreneurship students through intimate table discussions over lunch. The format of the luncheon encourages students to engage in stimulating conversations with entrepreneurs. This year, the students will remain at a single table throughout the luncheon, and the guest entrepreneurs will move to a new table at the start of each course. This experiential learning opportunity allows students to ask questions and learn from others' real-world experiences.

Additionally, students who attended were entered into a drawing to win a $200 Bill’s Bookstore gift card. Congratulations to Jesse Henry, winner of the drawing held at the close of the event.

This year's Keynote speaker was Mr. Doug Tatum, newest Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Florida State University, Chairman of the Board at Newport Board Group, and Vice Chairman of Association for Corporate Growth. (See Bio)