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The Ignite Institute Announces the Opening of the Student Incubator

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The Ignite Institute at Saint Peter’s University is pleased to announce the opening of the student incubator. If any student currently has a business, wants to start a business or has an idea for a business, stop by room G10 in Dinneen Hall. The incubator will be open on Tuesdays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., […]

Saint Peter’s Entrepreneurial Programs Make Local News in the Bergen Record

At Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City, teams of students in a class also work directly with small business owners to provide analysis, identify and make recommendations for improvement. So far, 48 companies and more than 300 students have participated in the program at the Ignite Institute, which, through a partnership with the nonprofit Rising […]

Inspire, Motivate and Support: Women’s Entrepreneurship Week Event

Women entrepreneurs gathered in The Duncan Family Sky Room on October 18 for a networking event hosted by the Ignite Institute as part of Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW). The event was co-sponsored by the Department of Women’s Studies, the School of Business, community partners Rising Tide Capital and Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation (GNEC) and made […]

Women Entrepreneurs Attend a Networking Event

Women entrepreneurs gathered in The Duncan Family Sky Room on October 18 for a networking event hosted by the Ignite Institute and co-sponsored by the Department of Women’s Studies, the School of Business, and community partners Rising Tide Capital and Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation (GNEC) as part of Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW). The event was […]

Grow your Consumer Base Workshop

Attend “Grow your Consumer Base: An Introduction to Export Strategies, Tools & Techniques” on October 25 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in The Duncan Family Sky Room. Details and event registration can be found here. All attendees must be registered. The event is organized by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the District Export […]

Ignite Institute Hosts 3rd Annual Local Living Economy Summit

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#LLESummit and #IgnitingAction were local trends on Twitter during the 3rd Annual Local Living Economy Summit, which took place on May 12 in the Mac Mahon Student Center at Saint Peter’s University. The event attracted enthusiastic leaders from business, city government, philanthropic foundations, nonprofits and higher education who contributed to the online conversation with over […]

Local Entrepreneur’s Presentation to Internet Marketing Class

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By Professor Robert M. Donnelly Gina Morano, founder and President of Pink Tomato, a company that she founded to make and market fresh, natural, and organic cosmetics for women with skin problems, was a guest speaker at Saint Peter’s University. Gina is from Colombia and initially worked for 4 years at a beauty Spa that […]

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