Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship

FSU announces 2020 Seminole 100 list

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, in Florida State University’s College of Business, has released its 2020 Seminole 100 list. This annual list recognizes the fastest-growing businesses owned or managed by Florida State alumni who are responsible for some of the most innovative and profitable companies in America. The 2020 Seminole 100 includes businesses […]

Florida State University honors members of the 2019 Seminole 100

Florida State University unveiled the 2019 Seminole 100 during a ceremony hosted by the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, the FSU Alumni Association and professional services firm EY on Saturday, March 2. The 2nd Annual Seminole 100 Celebration at University Center Club in Doak Campbell Stadium recognized the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or managed […]

Jim Moran Institute recognizes scholarship recipients

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship in the Florida State University College of Business recognized freshmen Jerry Jean-Pierre and Robel Mechal as 2018 Jim Moran Scholars Wednesday evening. The special reception, led by FSU President John Thrasher and Jan Moran at the Jim Moran Building in downtown Tallahassee, also celebrated the accomplishments of Hakeem […]

Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship appoints Central Florida director of operations

Entrepreneur and marketing professor Shane Smith has joined the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship as director of Central Florida operations. “I am thrilled to join the Jim Moran Institute team,” said Smith, who holds a doctorate in marketing. “I was attracted to the Jim Moran Institute’s mission of training and inspiring entrepreneurs throughout Florida, […]

Florida State announces 2019 Seminole 100 list

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at Florida State University’s College of Business, in partnership with the FSU Alumni Association and EY, has released its 2019 Seminole 100 list. This annual list recognizes the fastest-growing U.S. businesses owned by Florida State alumni, who are responsible for some of the most innovative and profitable companies in […]

FSU’s new Jim Moran Building wins distinguished design award

The innovative renovation of Florida State University’s new entrepreneurship-focused Jim Moran Building has won a prestigious design award recognizing architectural features that nurture learning and imagination. The American Institute of Architects in Florida has presented its Merit Award of Excellence for Renovations and Additions to the project’s architects. The award commended Architects Lewis + Whitlock […]

Gratitude and inspiration soar at FSU’s new Jim Moran Building

The optimistic, enthusiastic spirit of entrepreneur and philanthropist Jim Moran was alive and well at a ribbon cutting for Florida State University’s new entrepreneurship-focused Jim Moran Building, and so were his words. Moran famously once said, “The future belongs to those who prepare for it.” FSU is preparing an exciting new entrepreneurial future for students […]

FSU celebrates Seminole 100 businesses

Blue Air Training in Las Vegas has earned the No. 1 spot in the inaugural Seminole 100 list of businesses owned by Florida State University alumni. Owner James “Chef” Barlow, who graduated in 1995, created Blue Air Training to train military personnel how to direct pilots in air operations. Barlow said his entire FSU experience […]

Expert Pitch: Predictions for tomorrow’s workforce

For generations, parents have been determined and willing to make deep sacrifices to help their children enjoy a better life than their own. That goal was once taken for granted in America, but now many workers are not sure it’s possible, according to Florida State University business professor Wayne Hochwarter. “What I have heard time […]

Jim Moran Institute recognizes 2017 scholarship recipient

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship in the Florida State University College of Business recognized student Jamaica Bell as the 2017 Jim Moran Scholar recipient Wednesday evening. Bell was honored during a reception at the Pearl Tyner House at the Florida State Alumni Center. President John Thrasher, Jan Moran, family, friends and College of […]

Applications open for entrepreneurship sessions in South Florida

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at Florida State University’s College of Business is accepting applications through Sept. 30 for its Small Business Executive Program and Nonprofit Executive Program in Broward and Palm Beach counties. The Small Business Executive Program, offered at no cost to participants, provides valuable training to leaders of small businesses. […]

Excitement builds as $100 million Moran gift comes to life at FSU

A year and a half after Jan Moran and The Jim Moran Foundation gifted a record $100 million to Florida State University, the support already is transforming the university and creating opportunities for students and business owners for generations to come. The gift’s positive impact is gaining momentum across campus and beyond. The 22-year-old Jim […]