Steve Budd

Stephen Budd

Room: BSN 3331
Phone: (813) 974-6247
Fax: (813) 974-6175

Steve Budd is an Instructor with the Center for Entrepreneurship's undergraduate entrepreneurship program. He has significant experience leading, developing, and growing highly successful programs that provide entrepreneurship education and comprehensive assistance to early-stage businesses.

Budd has held numerous leadership and teaching positions since joining the University of South Florida in 1997. He was founding Associate Director or the USF Center for Entrepreneurship and was part of the founding team of the USF Tampa Bay Technology Incubator. He started the Entrepreneurship and Venture Planning program at USF Polytechnic and was founding director of USFP's Blue Sky Incubator program.

Budd has significant experience as an instructor and practitioner in the areas of entrepreneurship; strategic and business planning; industry and market research; finance and financial modeling; and, identifying and assessing potential financing strategies and sources. While a general practitioner in entrepreneurship, his area of expertise is venture finance.

Budd received his Master of Business Administration from the University of South Florida with concentrations in Management and Entrepreneurship and his Bachelor of Science from George Mason University with a major in Economics.


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