Natalie Mean's Blog

C2V Business Plan Competition - Transforming Concepts into Business Ventures (and Adventures too!)

If you’re familiar with the show Shark Tank, you can get an idea of what it was like at the 2013 UIC Concept2Ventures (C2V) Business Plan Competition on December 16-17. The C2V Challenge is an opportunity to pitch a business idea win cash prizes. A total of $10,000 was awarded to winning teams. Teams are placed into different tracks to present to a panel of distinguished judges. Our judges include serial entrepreneurs, industry professionals, and investors. One winner from each track advances to... read more

Only at UIC Liautaud: Bloomberg Hands-on Training - October 23

Don't miss out on this opportunity to get hands-on training directly from Bloomberg LP representatives, Eric Schwartz and John Fox who operate out of the New York-based Core Analytics group. They will be on campus in Douglas Hall 170 for two 1-hour sessions to train students on the following: - Introduction to terminal navigation, finding tickers, and communication - News & the Economy - which numbers do we watch, how to stay informed! - Overview of Equity research and company analysis,... read more

Boost your Knowledge & Credibility with Bloomberg!

Are you researching information about a company, industry, government or market sector? Looking for data and analysis on securities, investments or even a specific stock portfolio? Bloomberg is “your one-stop shop for all that information and more,” says John Miller, the new CME Group Foundation Market Training Lab Director in Douglas Hall. Finance Professor Dale Rosenthal adds that “there really is something for everyone” when it comes to using the Bloomberg terminal.  You can find everything... read more

UIC Liautaud Alum’s Tech Company Named “Moxie Award Finalist for Startup of the Year”

Matt Gorniak, MBA 2002 Alum, is Co-Founder and COO of G2 Crowd, a new tech company that was named as a finalist of the “Moxie Award for Startup of the Year” this week presented by Built in Chicago and New World Ventures which gathers Chicago’s most innovative digital entrepreneurs. G2 Crowd is a tech startup that is directly competing with the well-known Gartner Magic Quadrants that rely on analysts and market research to rate a limited group of software companies. G2 Crowd has been featured in... read more

BLOOMBERG Professional Services and Terminal - TRIAL & DEMO ends February 7th (for UIC Liautaud Students)

  Universities and colleges around the globe use Bloomberg to bring the real world of finance into the classroom, providing students with access to the same information platform used by leading decision makers in business, finance and government. The BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL® service and BLOOMBERG TERMINAL® seamlessly integrate the very best in data, news and analytics. The Terminal is a 24-hour, global financial services system that provides transparent and reliable financial, economic and... read more