Category: Entrepreneurship

CEO Entrepreneurship Club hosts local business leader

CEO Entrepreneurship Club meeting with guest speaker Linda Goldfarb

St. Petersburg College’s CEO Entrepreneurship Club and the College of Business recently hosted local businesswoman Linda Goldfarb to speak to students on the Seminole Campus.

Goldfarb is the managing member and broker/owner of LSG Consulting Services, LLC. The company provides real estate, business consulting, business development and coaching services to individuals and business in Tampa Bay.

CEO club, faculty attend national conference

Two Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO) club members and SPC faculty attended the 2016 CEO National Conference and Pitch Competition recently in Tampa. SPC business students Amanda Hunt and  Michael Pleasant joined College of Business Academic Chair and CEO Co-Advisor, Dr. April Bailey at the event at the Tampa Convention Center Oct. 27-29. CEO students prepare … Continue reading CEO club, faculty attend national conference

Free Small Business Week events at SPC

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In alignment with both national and local small business weeks, The Workforce Institute at St. Petersburg College is celebrating the growth of small businesses in the Tampa Bay area. The Workforce Institute will host a series of FREE events throughout Small Business Week, May 2-5, that strive to further educate and enrich the small business community … Continue reading Free Small Business Week events at SPC

SPC hosts Business Plan and Elevator Pitch Competition

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SPC is now hosting its 6th Annual Business Plan and Elevator Pitch Competition, which awards over $10,000 in prizes to budding student entrepreneurs each year. The competition offers an opportunity for students to showcase their talents and sharpen their skills as they prepare for and present in a live “Shark Tank” Like competition. Students from … Continue reading SPC hosts Business Plan and Elevator Pitch Competition

Expert entrepreneur panel provides tips to launch your business

Expert Entrepreneur Panel on stage talking

St. Petersburg College recently hosted the first Meet Our Expert Entrepreneur Panel: How to Launch Your Business, at the Seminole Campus Digitorium. The Lunch & Learn event was hosted by SPC’s Career and Entrepreneurship Center. Thank you to our Expert Entrepreneurship Panel for taking the time out of their busy schedules to share their expertise … Continue reading Expert entrepreneur panel provides tips to launch your business

Explore winning ideas in this year’s Business Plan and Elevator Pitch competition

Business Competition winners up on stage holding checks

Learn more about the winners from SPC’s 5th annual Business Plan and Elevator Pitch competition. The annual event gives SPC students a chance to compete to win cash prizes totaling more than $10,000  to launch their business idea! Review this year’s winning concepts: BUSINESS PLAN: 1st Place – Rebecca Rodriguez – 4 The Girls Grand … Continue reading Explore winning ideas in this year’s Business Plan and Elevator Pitch competition