Entrepreneurial Studies

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Welles ’84 Protecting Kenyan Wildlife

Trustee Christopher S. Welles ’84, P’11, P’15 and his philanthropic fashion line American Rhino were featured in the Boston Globe on July 21. Benefitting charities like the American Rhino Foundation,…
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“Uncorked Potential” Premieres

KaufmannThe premiere of “Uncorked Potential,” the cultural documentary directed by Jack Kauffman ’16, took place on June 17 at The North Farm, located at 4988 West Lake Road in Geneva,…
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HWS Entrepreneurial Studies Launches Downtown Presence

22 Castle St-0124Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ newest and fastest growing academic course of study, the Entrepreneurial Studies program, will establish classroom and workspaces in downtown Geneva this fall. The lease of…
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The Pitch

The Entrepreneur

An entrepreneur is a driver of innovation. Entrepreneurs add value to ideas that transform communities, improve systems, and create products or services that change the way we interact with our world and with each other. Their impact can be intellectual, cultural, social or financial. They come from a wide variety of professional sectors and a range of academic disciplines.

The Idea

The Pitch is an entrepreneurial contest that will help one student bring his or her big idea to life. Students interested in participating in The Pitch will be supported at every stage of the entrepreneurial process, from idea generation to implementation. The winner will receive up to $10,000 toward transforming their idea into reality.

The Challenge

Submit a proposal, following the guidelines presented on the Application. If selected as a semi-finalist, you will be paired with a mentor with entrepreneurial experience to help strengthen your proposal. After a round of revision, the semi-finalists will be narrowed to five finalists who will participate in The Pitch for a chance to win up to $10,000.



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