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University of South Florida Muma College of Business receives $5 million gift from Baldwin Risk Partners to grow the risk management and insurance program
Gift represents the largest donation in USF Sarasota-Manatee campus history. USF will re-name the school the Baldwin Risk Partners School of Risk Management and Insurance.
During the pitch event, which concluded the inaugural FinTech|X Accelerator program, each company gave a 4-minute pitch explaining a particular problem in the world of finance.
A new study from researchers at the University of South Florida offers entrepreneurs some savvy sales advice: when pitching to investors for funding, a high-octane product pitch with great enthusiasm is a double-edged sword.
June 29, 2022Research and Innovation
Former chief of U.S. Central Command to lead the University of South Florida’s new Global and National Security Institute
The University of South Florida announced the creation of the Global and National Security Institute, an initiative designed to further place the state of Florida at the forefront of addressing critical issues facing the nation in sectors such as defense, economic and political security, health and human security and infrastructure and environmental security.
June 15, 2022University News
University of South Florida study finds that caffeine tends to loosen the purse strings.
June 15, 2022Research and Innovation
The University of South Florida Muma College of Business is in the process of adapting its School of Hospitality and Tourism Management to create a talent pipeline and keep pace with pandemic-era trends that have changed the industry.
USF Muma College of Business collaborates with Aramark and Mainsail Lodging to boost experiential learning and student fellowships
The University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business is teaming up with Aramark, the on-campus food service and catering stalwart, and Mainsail Lodging and Development, a specialist in the tourism lodging sector, to provide student fellowships to give up to 120 USF hospitality students valuable paid on-the-job professional experience.
May 17, 2022Community Partnerships
A joint project between the USF Supply Chain Innovation Lab and global manufacturer Jabil has concluded that it’s good business to have a more visible supply chain network.
May 11, 2022Research and Innovation
The $14 million gift will support the USF Muma College of Business’ vision to become a “hub of excellence” in fintech. Fintech, short for "financial technology," impacts everything from mobile banking and insurance to crowdfunding, blockchain, cryptocurrency and investment apps.
Shivendu Shivendu is passionate about blockchain, cryptocurrencies, Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) and token economics. Those terms — and the technology behind it —may be new and confusing to the average layperson. The USF Muma College of Business associate professor is a leading voice in academics and research in this revolutionary and evolving field.
April 13, 2022University News
When the ‘stars’ don’t align: study finds top reviews, not average ratings, sway consumer decision-making
New USF research debunks a widely held notion that online consumers buy products based on rating.
April 11, 2022Research and Innovation
The University of South Florida’s plan to build an on-campus football stadium received a significant vote of confidence and generous philanthropic support with the announcement of a $5 million gift from Jeff and Penny Vinik – longtime supporters of USF.