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Praxis Academy 2019

Praxis Academy 2019

This summer the Griggs Center took a group of students to California for the annual Praxis Academy. Praxis is a “next generation entrepreneurial community pursuing redemptive action through business and nonprofits.”  This network of faith based entrepreneurs, study...

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Summer Renovations

Summer Renovations

Over the summer, the eHub - home of Wildcat Ventures and the Founders Club- received a much needed update to their office facilities. The eHub, located at the corner of ACU’s campus, has been home to Wildcat Ventures since its start in 2012, with an older house as the...

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Study Abroad in Asia 2019

Study Abroad in Asia 2019

This summer the Griggs Center took a group of students to Asia to learn and study entrepreneurship in a global context. Professor Jim Litton (Associate Professor and Director of the Griggs Center) and Professor Andy Little (Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of...

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Springboard Awards $15,000 to “2 Profs Gourmet Ice Cream”

Carley and Matthew served as professors in the Abilene community for 38 and 20 years respectively. They bought Terry’s Ice Cream, located in Sweetwater, its equipment, building and recipes, and opened “2 Profs Gourmet Ice Cream” in Abilene. In just a few months, the delicious gourmet ice cream and the supportive customer base helped 2 Profs Gourmet Ice Cream gain rapid popularity.

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Central America Study Abroad – Week 3

Week number three of COBA Study Abroad in Central America found us in Honduras, staying in the facilities of Mission Lazarus. We saw and learned so much during our time there. At Mission Lazarus, we saw the refuge and the San Lazaro Estate coffee farm. We also took...

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Austin Takes Startup Crown and other Entrepreneurship Tips

Think San Francisco or New York City is the place to be an up-and-coming entrepreneur?  Think again. This Inc. article describes why Austin, and Texas as a whole, is becoming America’s hub for startup activity. Other links you should check out: The Forbes 30 under 30...

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About Me Matthew Archer Major: Finance and Accounting, Entrepreneurship Fellow Hometown: Austin Hobbies: Reading, playing sports, being active in general Internship Thelese Management is a private investment portfolio based in Austin, Texas What I Do More like what...

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