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Forbes School of Business Sponsors New York Techweek
Two Forbes School of Business executives named as judges for Techweek entrepreneurship competition

The Forbes School of Business® at Ashford University helps to educate entrepreneurs in the classroom and, last week, the school found a new way to foster the entrepreneur spirit by sponsoring New York Techweek. Held October 12-16 in New York City, Techweek celebrated entrepreneurship in key cities across the United States with seminars, events, a hiring fair, and an entrepreneurship competition.

Representatives from the Forbes School of Business also served as judges for the entrepreneur competition. Forbes School of Business executive dean Bob Daugherty and associate vice president Christa Martin helped to evaluate the entrepreneurs during the first round of competition.

“The Forbes School of Business embraces entrepreneurship with curriculum that integrates Forbes Showcase Applications in more than 180 online classrooms,” said Daugherty. “Students learn from real time, real world applications taken directly from analysis. We want students to be able to take the lessons they learned in class and apply them in the boardroom.”

In addition to the integration of real time showcase applications, the Forbes School of Business offers many other unique programs to encourage the entrepreneurial ambitions of students. Other programs and benefits include:

  • The Forbes School of Business Speaker Series that allows students to hear directly from thought leaders in a variety of subjects
  • Access to the Forbes Summit content in the classroom
  • The Forbes School of Business Mentor Week featuring faculty experts and contributors
  • Entrepreneur and Senior Capstone Scholarships chosen by faculty and Forbes senior executives


About Ashford University

Where heritage meets innovation – that’s Ashford University. At Ashford, students discover relevant degree programs, innovative technology, and cherished tradition. Ashford offers associates, bachelor’s, and master’s online degree programs. For more information, please visit,,, or call Shari Winet, Vice President of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x11601.


About Forbes Media

Forbes Media is a global media, branding and technology company, with a focus on news and information about business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles. The company publishes Forbes, Forbes Asia, Forbes Europe, and ForbesLife magazines as well as and The Forbes brand today reaches more than 75 million people with its business message each month through its magazines and 36 licensed local editions around the globe,, TV conferences, research, social and mobile platforms. The Forbes magazine iPad app merges print storytelling with social sharing and the web. Forbes Media’s brand extensions include conferences, real estate, education, financial services, and technology license agreements. Forbes is a registered trademark of Forbes Media and Forbes School of Business is used under license.