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Jack M. Wilson Center for Entrepreneurship

The Jack M. Wilson Center for Entrepreneurship coordinates and integrates UMass Lowell campus-wide entrepreneurship activities and initiatives.

Jack M. Wilson Center for Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

Alice Loy is the CEO/Cofounder of only global accelerator, Creative Startups, dedicated to creative founders in storytelling, food, design. Alice Loy, Ph.D. has co-authored a book on “Creative Economy Entrepreneurs: From Startup to Success”. She regularly writes in Entrepreneur.com.

Entrepreneurship Speaker Series - Creative Economy: Entrepreneurship

Alice Loy is CEO/Cofounder of the only global accelerator, Creative Startups, dedicated to creative founders in storytelling, food, and design. She has co-authored a book on “Creative Economy Entrepreneurs: From Startup to Success”, and regularly writes in Entrepreneur.com.

Creative Startup is a an accelerator is for growth startups in the creative tech industries, and includes LABS Pre-Accelerator, for idea stage entrepreneurs. and Accelerator for growth stage companies.

Alice Loy is a frequent speaker and occasional consultant on building creative economies through entrepreneurship.

Loy received her MBA and Ph.D. and studied Entrepreneurship at the University of New Mexico.

For more information please contact Tricia Morena by email: patricia_morena@uml.edu or Ashwin Mehta by email: ashwin_mehta@uml.edu.

Creative Economy: Entrepreneurship Online Registration

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The Wilson Center for Entrepreneurship works collaboratively with several entrepreneurship activities and initiatives to make valuable contributions to university-wide efforts and initiatives. It serves as a critical resource for students, faculty, alumni and the local business community. The Center will become an internationally recognized organization in promoting innovation in entrepreneurship education and research.

The Center’s primary Focus:
  • Innovation in Entrepreneurship Education
  • Faculty and Doctoral Research in Entrepreneurship education
  • Global Entrepreneurship Exchange (GE2)
  • Webinars on Entrepreneurship education
  • Alumni and Executive Workshops
  • Speaker Series
  • Professional Development
  • Start-up and Corporate Entrepreneurship Case Studies
  • Student Internships
  • The center was established in 2015 by UMass President Emeritus and Distinguished University Professor Jack M. Wilson. The center resides in the Manning School of Business, which offers a range of academic programs:
  • Undergraduate Concentration
  • Minor in Entrepreneurship for non-business students
  • Master of Science in Entrepreneurship
  • Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship
  • Interdisciplinary capstone with engineering
  • Multicultural, multidisciplinary Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation