Competing for $50,000 in prizes, student entrepreneurs pitched their start-up concepts or fledgling businesses at the sixth annual High School Pirates Pitch hosted by the Stillman School of Business.
Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
The Center for Entrepreneurial Studies was created in 2003 to raise student awareness of self-employment as a career option. The Center fosters the collaboration of faculty, students, alumni and entrepreneurs to engage in activities and projects that advance hands-on entrepreneurial learning at the Stillman School. The Center offers mentoring and advising to all Seton Hall students who are thinking of starting a business or have launched a business and need assistance to expand their venture.
Students learn about the overall entrepreneurial process and acquire the skills and tools they need to succeed from the launch of a new business to the successful growth of that business. Students are required to complete four 3-credit courses.
Young entrepreneurs virtually compete for $50,000 in scholarships, prizes.
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In the Media
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In 2009, Bryan Jakovcic was president of the Stillman School Entrepreneurship Club and working on launching several startup businesses. Today, Jakovcic is the president and owner of Fusion Health, one of the fastest growing private companies in the nation, and he is being lauded as a transformative business leader. Read more about Bryan Jakovcic »
Helping Families Cope
In 2019, Alissa Lopez was a second year M.B.A. student and the winner of Pirates Pitch. Little more than a year later, she is running a thriving startup, Families Do, an innovative digital business that helps parents maintain a balanced schedule amid the extra demands burdening families during the Covid-19 crisis. Read more about Alissa Lopez »
Revolutionizing Financial Services
After Gabino Roche graduated in 1998 he headed to Wall Street for success at McKinsey & Co. Leveraging his corporate knowledge, he launched Saphyre, a fintech startup revolutionizing financial services by digitizing and speeding the pre-trading space, while providing trading and post-trade benefits for financial institutions at the same time. Read more about Gabino Roche »