The following is a white paper I wrote over Winter 2013, which I then presented to the Dean of the Gabelli School of Business. I am posting it here for my own personal records, and for anyone interested in helping me turn Fordham into an Entrepreneurship Powerhouse.
Amsterdam is quite possibly the most liberal city in the world. This title carries with it many praiseworthy attributes, as well as numerous challenges. The bicycles, the marijuana, the tolerant people, the openness to new ideas seen in industries as varied as architecture and sex, a world-class, social healthcare system; all defining characteristics of a … More Are Amsterdam’s aspirations hidden behind a veil of smoke?
“Sometimes you have to go up really high to understand how small you really are.” Just 20 minutes before I was due to give a presentation on the Opportunites for Entrepreneurship at Fordham University, I was yet to shower or even practice my speech. The reason? I was too captivated by an Austrian unbuckling his seatbelt, … More Why Felix Baumgartner may have more in common with an Entrepreneur than you may think.
As I prepare for a talk about the Entrepreneurship Opportunities at Fordham this weekend, and with the Compass Fellowship at Fordham well underway, I thought I would reflect on the state of Tech & Entrepreneurship in New York City, the city I am fortunate enough to call home.
Inter-railing around Europe is usually the domain of students trying to “find themselves,” or attempting to seem cultured when they tell their friends they have visited the Louvre, Prague Castle or other grandiose symbol of Europe’s rich history. I went inter-railing around Europe attempting to do just those things, but I came away with something … More The upcoming problems for AirBnB in the US… and how to fix them