Entrepreneurialism Runs Deep With USF Students and Alumni
USF is among the top 25 most entrepreneurial colleges and universities in the country, according to recent rankings released by Forbes magazine.
In San Francisco, entrepreneurialism goes beyond technology and trade. It’s a culture that makes things better, easier, faster, more impactful, and more accessible — asking, “What’s next” not “What now?”
The country looks west when it wants what’s new in high technology. In 2014, San Francisco led venture capital activity in California with a whopping $11 billion in investments — 41 percent of all investments in the state. Where better than the epicenter of innovation to gain the unique skills and experiences to succeed in a booming economy?
The minor in entrepreneurship and innovation — offered by the School of Management and open to undergraduate students from every major — emphasizes the analytical skills and experiences needed to create innovative products and pursue entrepreneurial ventures.
If there’s a recipe for landing in O, The Oprah Magazine, Erin Lang ’09 has found the ingredients. She’s also stirred headlines in The New York Times, 7x7, and Huffington Post, raving about the entrepreneur’s organic ice cream and vegan treats.