Beyond the Classroom: Dingman EIRs, Staff and Faculty in the News

Those who spend a lot of time in Van Munching Hall know that the Dingman Center is an excellent resource for student entrepreneurs at the University of Maryland.

But, Dingman’s EIRs (Entrepreneurs in Residence), staff and faculty are not only dedicated to entrepreneurship and innovation on campus — many of them are also entrepreneurs themselves or thought leaders in the field.

Here’s a look at what our talented faculty and staff have been up to off-campus:

Marketplace Radio – Sept. 5 – David Kirsch, associate professor of management and entrepreneurship, talks about Tesla’s $5 billion battery factory as a bet based on present driving habits: “Maybe we all just call an Uber or a Google car. And we don’t care how it’s powered, or how much it costs. We’re kind of predicting marginal changes. We may be missing the radical change.” Listen

Business Standard – Sept. 1Silk Road Rediscovered - Anil Gupta - page 5 Anil Gupta, Michael D. Dingman Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, responds to questions related to his book, “The Silk Road Rediscovered: How Indian and Chinese Companies are Winning in Each Other’s Markets.” Read … Related Q&A Aug. 10 via South China Daily Post.

Business Rx – Aug. 23 – Dingman Center Entrepreneur-in-Residence Liz Sara advises a consultant on taking on outside investment capital. Read

Business Rx – Aug. 10 – Dingman Center Managing Director Elana Fine answers reader questions in an online chat. Read

Stay tuned for more insights from Dingman’s EIRs, faculty and staff!

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