Ann Dugan, founder of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence and Assistant Dean of the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh, says there’s still a lot of opportunity for an entrepreneur “with a vision”. Dugan says there are always niches and unexploited markets “all over the ballpark” and not necessarily solely in areas such as life sciences and technology. Dugan speaks with Bloomberg’s Kathleen Hays and Vonnie Quinn on Bloomberg Radio’s "The Hays Advantage”.
Bill Thomas, founder of Bill’s Khakis, a 25-year-old, made-in-America sportwear brand worn by President Obama, vice-president Joe Biden, Glenn Beck, and others, discusses his company’s expansion this week into a new line targeted at a younger demographic, Tea Label. Ann Dugan, founder of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence and Assistant Dean of the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh, joins in the discussion. Dugan suggests that in order to win over a younger audience Thomas’s team will need to focus on social media as it markets the new line. They speak with Bloomberg’s Kathleen Hays and Vonnie Quinn on Bloomberg Radio’s "The Hays Advantage”.
Michigan State ended Harvard University’s run at the National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s basketball tournament, joining defending champion Louisville and top-ranked Florida among the final 16 teams while Villanova and Syracuse were eliminated.
The Atlantic Coast Conference men’s basketball tournament will be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in 2017 and 2018, the New York Times reported, bringing former Big East Conference schools such as Syracuse University and the University of Pittsburgh back to New York.
The University of Pittsburgh received a pledge for $125 million, the largest gift in its history, from retired steel executive William Dietrich two weeks after he said he would donate $265 million to Carnegie Mellon University.
WG Trading Co. officer Stephen Walsh, accused of conspiring in a securities-fraud scheme that misappropriated at least $554 million from clients to purchase horses and cars, will go on trial on July 8, a federal judge ruled.