Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at George Mason University

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at George Mason University Supporting and educating entrepreneurs in and around GMU and the DC Metro. StartUp Mason is a peer to peer entrepreneurship learning group dedicated to building entrepreneurs in the GMU community.
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Group members undertake entrepreneurial initiatives while participating in peer-to-peer feedback sessions, multiple mentor meetings, and completing an entrepreneurship and innovation curriculum based on lean startup, customer development, business model canvas, and other open-source entrepreneurial tools. We utilize these meetings and tools to help individuals explore, experiment, or launch their own venture. This group is for members of the George Mason University start-up community. This includes students, faculty, alumni, administrators, neighbors, and others interested in strong entrepreneurs building and discovering sustainable business models. Please join us or leave us a message on our wall.

Mission: To provide useful tools and frameworks to support those interested in building value creating organizations. We use clear processes to build effective entrepreneurs and organizations.

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01/15/2021

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Is your brain fuzzy from too many days away from George Mason University? Get up to speed before classes begin by joinin...
01/06/2021

Is your brain fuzzy from too many days away from George Mason University?

Get up to speed before classes begin by joining our first book club of the Spring semester 2021!

Register by this FRIDAY, 1/8/2021 to receive your FREE book!

Simply email [email protected] and then join us for an insightful discussion in 1/21 at 12pm on Zoom!

Open to ALL Mason students, alumni, faculty/staff, & Mason community!

#entrepreneur #entrepreneurlife #entrepreneurship #startup #innovation #higheredlife #highereducation #highered #georgemasonuniversity #gmu

01/01/2021

Happy 2021, George Mason University!

12/23/2020

Wishing You and Yours the Best of Seasons Greetings!

12/18/2020

Don't miss out on all of the great CIE programming coming your way next Spring 2021 semester.
Join our mailing list today!
http://go.gmu.edu/CIEnews

Internships, Student Ventures, Book Club, Movie Club, Entrepreneurship, Mason Food Innovators, and More!
#MasonNation George Mason University

12/17/2020

Congratulations to our Mason Fall 2020 Graduates!

#MasonNation #graduationday George Mason University

12/13/2020

Not sure if you're interested in joining our book club & reading "The Hard Thing About Hard Things..." by Ben Horowitz?

One of our members (TY, Renzo!) shared this YouTube video: https://youtu.be/597rlkBd82U. It's a great intro to the author.

To register, email [email protected].

In this week's CIE Newsletter (http://go.gmu.edu/CIEnews120920):👉Mason Student Spotlight👉Exam Week👉Book Club: 4.7 Stars👉...
12/11/2020

In this week's CIE Newsletter (http://go.gmu.edu/CIEnews120920):
👉Mason Student Spotlight
👉Exam Week
👉Book Club: 4.7 Stars
👉The Business of Well-Being & The Markets
#MasonNation #HigherEducation

Looking to add a new title to your TBR pile? Join our book club--the latest selection has a 4.7 star rating on Amazon!Re...
12/10/2020

Looking to add a new title to your TBR pile? Join our book club--the latest selection has a 4.7 star rating on Amazon!

Registration is so easy: simply email [email protected]!

But hurry. If you want your copy of "The Hard Thing About Hard Things: There Are No Easy Answers" to read over break, we need to hear from you by Thursday, December 17th!

The Smart People Still Read Books Book Club is open to Mason students, alumni, faculty & staff, and the Mason community-at-large.

December's market is about to get bigger! Tune in tomorrow, Wednesday, 12/10, when the Center's Dr. David J. Miller live...
12/09/2020

December's market is about to get bigger! Tune in tomorrow, Wednesday, 12/10, when the Center's Dr. David J. Miller livestreams here on Facebook discussing the latest IPOs and more!

Don't miss today's #Entrepreneurship Open Hours with George Mason University School of Business's Entrepreneur in Reside...
12/07/2020

Don't miss today's #Entrepreneurship Open Hours with
George Mason University School of Business's Entrepreneur in Residence, Professor Wolfe.
Mondays at 12PM EST.
http://go.gmu.edu/entrepreneurhour

Our Student Venture Program hit an important milestone this semester! Find out the details and more in our latest newsle...
12/04/2020

Our Student Venture Program hit an important milestone this semester! Find out the details and more in our latest newsletter: http://go.gmu.edu/CIEnews120220
Campus Food & Beverage Network

Campus Food & Beverage Network
12/02/2020

Campus Food & Beverage Network

For the holidays you can still get 25%✨ off your entire purchase at the Mason Marketplace when you buy CFNB products. Get our delicious teas 🍵 for yourself or ship them as gifts to your loved ones.

Don’t miss out on this sale! Use code “CFBNHOLIDAYS” now to get your tea for the cold winter days that are coming! ❄️⛄️

20% of the proceeds that we collect go towards helping combat food insecurity at George Mason. Make a purchase today and help students this Holiday season.🎄

#Holidaysale #delicioustea #makeadifference #foodinsecurity

Campus Food & Beverage Network
11/18/2020

Campus Food & Beverage Network

Check out our new labels just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday 🦃🍂. Same great tasty teas ☕️, new fall inspired labels. Order now from the Mason Marketplace, and have them shipped to friends and family or treat yourself!
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Today through Sunday, November 22, Get ✨30% OFF YOUR ENTIRE CFBN PURCHASE✨ when you use the code “CFBNFLASHSALE”
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Remember when you order 20% of the revenue goes towards combating food insecurity within the Mason community. Make a difference during the holidays.
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Keep your eyes out for special Winter labels coming soon ❄️☃️.
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#thanksgiving #masonnation #foodinsecurity
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11/18/2020
Mason's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Newsletter

We just sent out our latest newsletter. Catch it here!

Catch Up on the Latest Center News “The best way to predict the future is to create it.”—Peter Drucker The CIE Movie Club Thank you to everyone who participated in our very first CIE Movie Club discussion. Prior to the discussion, club members watched The Social Network (celebrating the movie'...

11/18/2020

Mark you calendar: TOMORROW at noon!
We're live streaming The Business of Well-Being and the Markets, here on Facebook!

Find out about our exciting events, internships, and experiential & beyond-the-classroom learning!Sign up today: http://...
11/17/2020

Find out about our exciting events, internships, and experiential & beyond-the-classroom learning!
Sign up today: http://go.gmu.edu/CIEnews

11/16/2020

There's Still Time to Join!

The CIE Movie Club: Exploring #Innovation & #Entrepreneurship through Movies

Our 1st Discussion: #TheSocialNetwork and Netflix's #TheSocialDilemma THIS Wed, 11/18 at 12PM EST

Watch the Movies; Join the Discussion

Register Today at [email protected]!
George Mason University #MasonNation George Mason University School of Business

Campus Food & Beverage Network
11/16/2020

Campus Food & Beverage Network

Campus Food & Beverage Spring 2021 digital/hybrid #internship applications are OPEN NOW through November 30th! Make a difference in the George Mason community by combating food insecurity and hunger through entrepreneurial experiences. Work with fellow students who want to make a difference.

You will be working with the Student Venture Program that will allow you to grow your skills, learn more from hands-on experience, and work alongside other students. Gain entrepreneurship skills and learn first hand from partnering with local businesses.

Positions open to all majors and include:
-Business Development
-Accounting & Finance
-Brand Management
-Marketing & Communications
-Human Resources

If you are ready to make a difference, apply now through Handshake! Links in Bio!

#internship #CFBN #experience #masonnation #experience #masonnation #Spring2021

Congratulations!
11/11/2020

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Anne K. Altman, BS Marketing '82, for being honored as George Mason University School of Business' The School of Business Distinguished Alumni Award recipient.

Check it out our latest newsletter here!
11/11/2020
Mason's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Newsletter

Check it out our latest newsletter here!

Catch Up on the Latest Center News “The beginning is always today.” —Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley CIE Chosen To Be Part Of CFNova's Covid-19 Response The Center is honored to be part of The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia's Build Back—Dream Forward: COVID-19 Response Fund (supporti...

Campus Food & Beverage Network
11/11/2020

Campus Food & Beverage Network

For the holiday season, Campus Food & Beverage Network is having a sale! ✨ 25% off your entire purchase when you order now to December 11th. Don’t miss out on buying 🍵 teas for yourself or as gifts 🎁 for your friends and family!

You can now ship our excellent teas all across the U.S.! Right to your door or your friends and family with our new shipping option.

Go to our Mason Marketplace and order today to receive them before the holidays 🦃🎄 *pssst…. Flash Sale is coming soon*!!!!!!!!!

Use the code “CFBNHOLIDAYS” for 25% off your entire purchase!

20% of our revenue is driven towards combating food insecurity and hunger on campus. Your purchase helps make a difference in Mason’s student community during the holidays.

#holidaysale #foodinsecurity #makeadifference #studentventure

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at George Mason University

11/11/2020

Thank you for your service, Veterans.

11/06/2020

Interested in startups and new ventures but don't know where to start?
Join our new club and explore entrepreneurship through movies.
Email [email protected] to register.

11/06/2020
Campus Food & Beverage Network

Mason Student Venture Program CFBN Interns Fighting Food Insecurity on Campus with Entrepreneurship!

You can find CFBN products on their secure Mason marketplace store: http://bit.ly/cfbnmarket

Have YOU tried our Green Tea?
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Green Tea is one of Campus Food and Beverage Network's most popular teas. Be a part of what all the buzz is about and give our Green Tea a try ☕️!
Kyle is here to tell you all about it 😊
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Shop for our Green Tea and other CFBN favorites on our Mason Marketplace. Link is below ‼️

go.gmu.edu/campusfbn
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Thank you for watching the video!

11/03/2020

Today's #MasonNation Homework:
Vote!

10/31/2020

The Center would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Halloween.

From our Student Venture Program's interns:
10/30/2020

From our Student Venture Program's interns:

Campus Food & Beverage Network hopes you have a safe and spooky Halloween! 👻 Have a treat and order some of our flavorful teas 🍵 from the Mason Marketplace. The Teas can be shipped to you or picked up on our Fairfax Campus. Sit and enjoy the tea after the safe and socially distance trick or treating. 🍬 With your order, you will be helping battle food insecurity in the Mason community, the best kind of treats. 🍭

Happy Halloween! 🎃

#CFBN #foodinsecurity #trickortreat #tea #studentventure

in our latest newsletter:local coffeespring internshipsthe marketmovies and more.http://go.gmu.edu/CIEnews102820don't mi...
10/30/2020

in our latest newsletter:
local coffee
spring internships
the market
movies
and more.
http://go.gmu.edu/CIEnews102820

don't miss another issue.
sign up today: http://go.gmu.edu/CIEnews

#MasonNation George Mason University George Mason University School of Business #movieclub #GMUinternships

10/28/2020

TODAY at 12PM!
The Business of Well-Being and The Markets
LIVE Streaming on Facebook with
George Mason University School of Business Professor David J. Miller, PhD!
https://facebook.com/CIEMason/live/

10/27/2020
The Business of Well-Being and The Markets

Join us tomorrow, 10/28 at noon, when we go live to discuss the Business of Well-Being and the Markets. Customers are interested in place based, physical, social, financial and other types of wellness. Lets talk about how publicly traded firms are responding to the demands for well-being.
https://www.facebook.com/CIEMason/live/

George Mason University George Mason University School of Business #MasonNation

Campus Food & Beverage Network
10/27/2020

Campus Food & Beverage Network

Have you seen our new tea 🍵 labels? We worked hard to create the labels 🏷 to look as we envisioned them as part of our rebranding. We wanted new labels to showcase how CFBN is growing and reaching our initiatives. You can also see them on our Mason Marketplace as you select which teas to buy and order. They can now be shipped to you, and you can enjoy the tea 🍵 delivered to your front door.

Order today! The link is in our bio!

#newlabel #CFBN #rebranding #marketplace #studentcreated

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The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) is an interdisciplinary hub in the School of Business that supports innovators and entrepreneurs from all Mason schools and programs. From innovative courses and clubs to startup trips and competitions, CIE offers participants opportunities to explore and learn about creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship, experiment with concepts and tools, and startup a venture or initiative.

There are three core elements in our Center's mission:


  • develop experiential learning opportunities to complement and expand traditional academic offerings;

  • engage students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members building and growing new ventures and organizations;
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