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Bringing Student Innovations To Market: A Hinman Ceos Success Story

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Conference

2006 Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Chicago, Illinois

Publication Date

June 18, 2006

Start Date

June 18, 2006

End Date

June 21, 2006

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Successful Outcomes of Student Entrepreneurship

Tagged Division

Entrepreneurship & Engineering Innovation

Page Count

19

Page Numbers

11.289.1 - 11.289.19

Permanent URL

https://peer.asee.org/215

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57

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Karen Thornton University of Maryland-College Park

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Ms. Thornton is the Program Director of the Hinman CEOs Program and the Associate Director of Business Development for MTECH Ventures at the University of Maryland, College Park. She received a B.M. and M.M. in music performance from Florida State University and an M.B.A. from the University of Maryland. She managed her own career as a performing musician for 25 years and taught at Towson University and Jacksonville University. Ms. Thornton was a Fulbright Scholar.

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Anik Singal Affiliate Classroom, Inc.

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Mr. Singal is a 2005 graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, earning a B.S. in Finance. He is an alumnus of the Hinman CEOs Program and was awarded the Program’s “Entrepreneur of Year” in 2004-2005. He is the founder and president of Affiliate Classroom, Inc. Mr. Singal is a recognized leader in affiliate marketing.

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David Barbe University of Maryland-College Park

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Dr. Barbe is the Executive Director of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Faculty Director of the Hinman CEOs Program at the University of Maryland, College Park. He received his B.S. and M.S. from West Virginia University and the Ph.D. from The Johns Hopkins University in Electrical Engineering. He is a Fellow of the IEEE. His publications focus on electronics technology and technology entrepreneurship. Dr. Barbe received the ASEE Entrepreneurship Division Outstanding Entrepreneurship Education Award in June 2003.

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James Green University of Maryland-College Park

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Mr. Green is the Associate Director of the Hinman CEOs Program at the University of Maryland, College Park. He manages the Program's operations, coaches students in new venture creation, and instructs classes in technology entrepreneurship at the undergraduate and graduate level. Mr. Green earned a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a M.S. in Technology Management from the University of Maryland University College, and an M.B.A. from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He is experienced as a founder, manager, and advisor to start-ups in the education, energy, and software industries.

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“Bringing Student Innovations to Market: A Hinman CEOs Success Story”

James V. Green, Anik Singal, David F. Barbe, and Karen S. Thornton University of Maryland, College Park

Abstract

This paper discusses a study of the challenges and opportunities navigated by Anik Singal, a technology entrepreneur, during his senior year with the University of Maryland’s Hinman CEOs Program. The paper examines the process and explores the trials and successes of how this finance major paired university resources with his entrepreneurial mindset to launch a successful Company. With his first-hand account of the key success factors, this study may serve as a model for building new entrepreneurship programs and as a tool to enhance existing entrepreneurship offerings.

Thornton, K., & Singal, A., & Barbe, D., & Green, J. (2006, June), Bringing Student Innovations To Market: A Hinman Ceos Success Story Paper presented at 2006 Annual Conference & Exposition, Chicago, Illinois. https://peer.asee.org/215

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