Recent Events

Lawrence O’Connor Talks Digital Marketing at ENI Live

New digital marketing techniques offer businesses an endless list of options for promoting products and services. Recently, the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute teamed up with General Assembly to host a short course on the latest and greatest strategies in new age marketing.

Digital marketing trendsetter Lawrence O’Connor led the discussion sharing anecdotes from his career… more »

Women Leaders Share Gems at STEM & Entrepreneurship Panel

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute partnered with Georgia State’s WomenLead program and The Honors College to present Women, Technology, Science and Entrepreneurship. The event included a panel discussion, small-group breakout sessions, and a networking desert reception which aimed to encourage more young women to explore and pursue businesses in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

There… more »

Dr. Pickard Sets ENI Students on Track to Make Millionaire Moves

Serial entrepreneur, author and master motivator Dr. William F. Pickard knows a thing or two about making big moves. In a forty-five year-long career, Dr. Pickard has built a reputation as a savvy businessman and community leader through his success in the automotive industry and other business pursuits.

Recently, the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute invited… more »

Jarrett Coger Breaks Down UX Design at ENI Live

Students interested in UX design gathered in the new Launch GSU facilities in another installation of ENI Live series, hosted by the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute at J. Mack Robinson College of Business. General Assembly instructor Jarrett Coger spoke with students about the many job titles associated with user experience design.

The field of UX… more »

BLAK Fintech CEO Divine Kicks off ENI Influential Speaker Series

Hip-Hop recording artist, Divine shared his entrepreneurial journey with students on Monday, March 1, 2017 as the first ever featured speaker in Influential Speaker Series supported by Herman J. Russell Center. By highlighting leading entrepreneurs with compelling stories and insight the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute, in partnership with Herman J. Russell Center aims to engage… more »

ENI Students Battle in TiE Atlanta’s TYE-U Entrepreneurship Competition Qualifying Round

A pitch can easily be the deciding factor between the success or failure of a startup. Students from several Greater Atlanta universities spent a full day perfecting their pitches for TiE Atlanta’s TYE-U Entrepreneurship Competition qualifying round for a chance to get closer to winning up to $20,000 in funding for their startup. The competition… more »

Dayna Thomas Sets ENI Students on Path to A Solid Legal Foundation

J. Mack Robinson College of Business’ Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute teamed up with the Student Alumni Association to host “Look Like a Student, Think Like an Entrepreneur” featuring Georgia State University alumna Dayna Thomas as the featured speaker.

Dayna Thomas, Esq. is an author and entrepreneurship and entertainment attorney who began her own law practice,… more »

ENI LIVE: Salary Negotiation Teaches Students How to Earn Their Worth

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute at J. Mack Robinson College of Business has once again teamed up with General Assembly to offer students their workshops away from their Ponce City Market location. ENI LIVE: Salary Negotiation is part of a series of one-hour workshops providing Georgia State University students with job-readiness training – a sneak… more »

Dr. Monlouis Challenges ENI Students with Pitch Contest

Not often do students find a professor willing to push them to go the extra mile, while also going that extra mile themselves. Dr. Isabelle Monlouis did just that when she threw an external event just for ENI Students in her Entrepreneurial Thinking for Startups class. The inaugural Business Model Pitch Competition brought together both… more »