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Deciding on Business Name

You settled on a great business idea.  Now what will you name your company? It’s important to take the time to choose …

Eagle Innovation Business Pitch Competition Awards $3,500 to Student Entrepreneurs

“What is your business idea? What problem will you solve? Who is your target customer?” On April 15, thirteen student entrepreneurs …
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Engaging UMW Students as Interns

UMW students possess many natural and learned skillsets that can be great assets to small, growing, and large companies. As ‘digital natives’, they …
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StartUpUMW Student Founds Suicide Prevention Nonprofit

UMW alumna and graduate StartUpUMW student, Julie van Ommeren’s decided to complete her college degree in her mid-40s, after devoting …
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Creating a Logo: A 7-Step Guide

“You never get a second chance at a first impression”. Successful companies build brands that attract the right customers and inspire …

How to Incorporate Lean Startup Principles in your Business

A decade ago, the Lean Startup movement generated much buzz in the startup world and companies and entrepreneurship curricula began …

StartUpUMW Students Grow their Business: Sunnyside Supply Co.

At a time when college graduates and aspiring young professionals are facing significant challenges in the job search, two UMW …
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StartUpUMW Goes Online for the Fall 2020 Semester

The UMW CED is preparing to teach their student entrepreneur program – StartUpUMW – goes online this fall semester. An …
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Discover Next Step Assists with Brain Health Resources

The slowdown in business due to the pandemic has provided business owners with time to explore new ideas and develop …