Francine Schlosser

Group of young people have a discussion while sitting around computer.Researchers from the Odette School of Business are seeking participants for a study about how to build and sustain resilient entrepreneurial teams.

Building resilient startup teams aim of study

Successful entrepreneurship is critical to a vibrant economy, but about 50% of new ventures fail within five years with dysfunctional teamwork being one of the most common causes.

A team of researchers, led by faculty from the Odette School of Business, are addressing this issue by investigating the social dynamics that enable startup teams to overcome adversities and uncertainties associated with starting a new business.

Francine SchlosserUWindsor business professor Francine Schlosser speaks with partners during a reception Tuesday in the Entrepreneurship Practice and Innovation Centre.

Fellowship program to foster inter-disciplinary collaboration around entrepreneurship

A new program of the Entrepreneurship Practice and Innovation Centre (EPICentre) aims at harnessing creative energies across the campus to transform campuses, communities, and disciplines.

The EPICentre Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellows Program will offer a one-year renewable appointment and fund students supervised by faculty members in their own disciplines to drive projects that reflects the interface between their own academic areas and entrepreneurship.