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Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

25 Years of Helping Entrepreneurs and Innovators Succeed!

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Part of the Silberman College of Business since 1989, the Rothman Institute supports entrepreneurship and innovation in the academic, business and nonprofit communities. An outstanding entrepreneurship curriculum taught by an excellent faculty has helped make the academic program among the top 20 in the nation. In addition, our innovative outreach programs help people succeed in their new or growing ventures as well as in their corporations or organizations.

Upcoming Events:

February 24: Family Business Forum: Loving and Surviving Your Family and Your Family Business. Rutherford Room, Florham Campus, 8:00-10:30 a.m.

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Recent highlights:

January 20: Morris Tech Meetup

December 16: Veterans Launching Ventures student feasibility plan presentations

December 10: O.Berk Company Family Business Forum: Social Media Tech Testing

December 8: Morris Tech Meetup

December 4: Doing Business in Australia, FDU's Global Enterprise Network

November 16-20: Global Entrepreneurship Week tops 160 country mark in 2015! 

November 5: O.Berk Company Family Business Forum: Law and Order in Family Business

October 22: Women Entrepreneur Week lecture

October 22: Social Entrepreneurship Idea Challenge and Competition

October 14: 23rd Annual New Jersey Family Business of the Year Awards at the Crystal Plaza

October 8: Veterans Launching Ventures Course fall cohort

September 24: O.Berk Company Family Business Forum: Navigating Work & Family as Employers and Parents

September 9: Morris Tech Meetup: Yahoo Labs, Fitbit Entrepreneur

June 29: Morris Tech Meetup

June 18: Veterans Launching Ventures student feasibility plan presentations

June 1: Morris Tech Meetup

May 28: O.Berk Company Family Business Forum Seminar: The Fredo Effect, presented by Dr. Kimberly Eddleston, Northeastern University

May 21: NJTC HealthTech Conference

May 8: Annual NJ Female Entrepreneur Lecture, featuring Rita Gurevich, SPHERE Technology Solutions, and NJ Business Idea Competition Awards Ceremony

May 6: Small Business Week Celebration

April 29: O.Berk Company Family Business Forum Spring Social & Personal Transformation in Family Firms, with Micheline Nader

April 9: Veterans Launching Ventures Course spring cohort

April 2: Rothman Institute's 25th Anniversary Celebration with keynoter Robert Hugin, CEO of Celgene

February 26: O.Berk Company Family Business Forum: Harnessing the Power of Relationships

December 9: Second Annual New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards 

December 4: O.Berk FBF: Evolving Trends in Social Media

Twenty-second Annual NJ Family Business of the Year Awards

WCEC's Business Boot Camp and Society of 75 Speaker Series

See photos from our annual Discover Business Teen Camp

Highlights from our Veterans Launching Ventures course. Veteran students presented marketing plans, and special guest speaker Mark Clouse, Vice President of Mondelez North America (formerly Kraft), shared his lessons learned with VLV students, Silberman College of Business Marketing students, and community members.

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New Outreach/Resources:

Professional Advice for Family Businesses

New Report Reveals The 500 Largest Family-Owned Companies In The World - Forbes

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