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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:

April 29: O.Berk Company Family Business Forum Spring Social & Personal Transformation in Family Firms, with Micheline Nader (5:30-7:30 p.m.)

April 30: Deadline for Nominations for 23rd Annual New Jersey Family Business of the Year Awards

May 6: Small Business Week Celebration (8:30-12 noon)

May 8: Annual NJ Female Entrepreneur Lecture, featuring Rita Gurevich, SPHERE Technology Solutions, and NJ Business Idea Competition Awards Ceremony (6:00-8:30 p.m.)

May 28: Family Business Seminar: The Fredo Effect, by Dr. Kimberly Eddelston of Northeastern U. (8-10:30 a.m.)

July 13-17: Annual Discover Business Teen Camp

Recent highlights:

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

April 9: Veterans Launching Ventures Course begins. Enroll now!

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, held July 14-18.

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

Explore Certificate Programs for Teens. Get 21st Century Skills!

Join our LinkedIn group!

Check out our recent Social Media presentation!

Directions to the Orangerie in the Library/Monninger Center and for the Morris Tech Meetup

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 Ranked as a top program (7th-undergraduate; 19th-graduate) by Princeton Review and
Entrepreneur Magazine


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Faculty mentor students
as they create and grow
their new ventures


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Insights into innovation from leaders in entrepreneurship

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Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
285 Madison Avenue
Madison NJ, 07940
fax 973.443.8847