Entries by Liset Puentes

Meet Our Fall 2016 Ambassadors

At the Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship we have a team of ambassadors to survey how entrepreneurship is flowing within the University of Nevada. Our ambassadors strive to help improve and learn about entrepreneurship and help grow both their own and the university community’s understanding of entrepreneurial opportunities in Nevada. Take a few minutes and get to know the Fall 2016 […]

Entrepreneurship Essentials with Chuck Price

By Shay Digenan Chuck Price is the Director of the Joe Crowley Student Union. He has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on Finance and Strategic Planning from Columbia University, a Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration from the State University of New York, Brockport and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from […]

Lauren Klein on Gender Parity and Female Entrepreneurs

By Brendan Aguiar In honor of International Women’s Day, where we acknowledge and celebrate women from around the world for their social, economic, cultural, and political achievements,  we at the Ozmen Center of Entrepreneurship approached communities strategist Lauren Klein to talk about her company Girlmade that specifically helps women in business entrepreneurship build their skills and […]

4 Tips on Networking with Mentors

By Brendan Aguiar With the Speed Mentorship Networking program coming up this Wednesday, February 24th at the Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship, we would like to provide you with tips for networking with potential mentors. Before we get started, you may be wondering what is a mentor? A mentor is any person who possesses a certain […]

Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge Inspires Young Entrepreneur

Isabela Reyes-Klein is a freshman at the STEM Academy at Galena High school and a  national winner of the 2015  Samsung Solve for Tomorrow challenge.  She shared her experience with the Ozmen Center Center for Entrepreneurship as a guest blogger.  How the challenge inspired me, and now I am wanting more During the beginning of my […]

Is Crowdfunding for you? 5 Questions from Expert Debe Fennell

Crowdfunding expert Debe Fennell provided students with her insights into crowd funding from years of experience. She offered a free crowd-funding workshop on Tuesday, April 21, 2015. In case you weren’t able to make the workshop she provided a few questions to consider before launching your next crowdfunding campaign. Before you begin it is important […]

Student Entrepreneurs Share Their Sontag Stories

By Liset Puentes In 2011 alumnus Rick Sontag funded The College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno with the Sontag Entrepreneurship Award, hoping to encourage students to become entrepreneurs. The yearlong competition begins in October and continues onto March where out of the top finalists, one winner receives $50,000 to fund their business […]

Oxford Entrepreneur Joins Ozmen Center Faculty

By Jamie Schwarzbach Kelly Northridge and I sat relaxed across from each other at one of the high-top tables in the Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship. “Relaxed” is hard to obtain these days with Northridge doing her fieldwork in Reno while studying to receive her doctorate in business from the University of Oxford and also teaching […]