IIT Entrepreneurship Academy Archive

  • My Business Story Behind the Scenes: Meet with Ronald Rashkow

    My Business Story Behind the Scenes: Meet with Ronald Rashkow

    Meet with a company founder who managed 72 large-format stores in eight states with annual sales exceeding $750 million in sales! Join fellow students in hearing how Ronald Rashkow grew the regional company Handy Andy Home Improvement Centers, which went on to receive the prestigious Building Supply Home Center Retailer of the Year award. The event will be held on Friday, April 12 from 1:00–2:00 pm in IIT Tower, 18th floor conference room, 10 West 35th Street on Main Campus. A $10 reservation fee will be refunded once you attend the event. Register by clicking here. Space is limited to the first 15 students.

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  • Movie Night for Entrepreneurs! on April 4th

    Movie Night for Entrepreneurs! on April 4th

    Something new is going on at IIT Entrepreneurship Academy! Movie Night is for people who are interested in pursuing entrepreneurship and like to have fun. Watch a great film about risk, reward, and the original venture capitalists and throw your thoughts on this. Free popcorn and soda will be served!

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  • My Business Story Behind the Scenes: Learn How to Grow Companies and Secure Startup Funding

    My Business Story Behind the Scenes: Learn How to Grow Companies and Secure Startup Funding

    James H. Stone will share his story of developing his firm into one of the country’s leading logistics consultancies (Stone Management Corporations) by attracting experienced consultants who consistently provide a wide range of corporate clients with important levels of economic improvement.

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  • Learn How to Grow Companies and Secure Startup Funding (Canceled)

    Learn How to Grow Companies and Secure Startup Funding (Canceled)

    Ronald Rashkow will share his story of growing a regional company (Handy Andy Home Improvement Centers) to 72 large format stores in 8 states with annual sales exceeding $750 million. His company received the prestigious Building Supply Home Center "Retailer of the Year" award.

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  • Connect with Successful Business Leaders

    Connect with Successful Business Leaders

    Don't miss out! Attend a special networking reception with the IIT Stuart Knapp Entrepreneurship Board of Advisors at IIT's Main Campus. This is a great opportunity to connect with business leaders, startup veterans and IIT alumni.

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  • My Business Story Behind the Scenes

    My Business Story Behind the Scenes

    Join the IIT Entrepreneurship Academy on Tuesdays for our monthly series, "My Business Story Behind the Scenes."

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  • Only 4 Spots Left for “Lunch[e]preneurs – Extreme Networking over Lunch”

    Only 4 Spots Left for “Lunch[e]preneurs – Extreme Networking over Lunch”

    Join the IIT Entrepreneurship Academy on Thursdays for monthly luncheons with professionals from a variety of fields. Don't miss this chance to network, grow your professional connections and ask business experts about their success! Only four spots remain!

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  • Lunch[e]preneurs: Extreme Networking Over Lunch

    Lunch[e]preneurs: Extreme Networking Over Lunch

    Join the IIT Entrepreneurship Academy on Thursdays for monthly luncheons with professionals from a variety of fields. Don't miss this chance to network, grow your professional connections and ask business experts about their success!

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