Learn about the entrepreneurial mindset, key innovation terms, and hear stories from UR founders.

What’s Square One? It’s a series of videos designed to help you learn about the basics in entrepreneurship and what it takes to become an entrepreneur. The set includes:

  • Intro to the entrepreneurial mindset
  • Descriptions of key terms
  • Networking overview
  • Interviews with UR founders

After watching the videos, learn more by checking out the Recommended Resources and Entrepreneurial Toolbox, linked to the right.

Contact Kathy Driscoll, Associate Director of Career Management & Community Relations.
Recommended Resources
Entrepreneurial Toolbox
All Square One Videos

Entrepreneurship Basics from UR Founders

Anthony Testa '93

Managing Director, Marginomics LLC

David Mammano

Faculty, University of Rochester; Podcast Host, The Gonzo Experience

Sharfuz Shifat '19

Associate Analyst, Hitachi Vantara

UR Founder Story

Craig Dubitsky '87

Founder, hello products; Chief Innovation Strategist, Colgate-Palmolive

Fernanda Sesto

Fernanda Sesto '23

Student Entrepreneur

UR Founder Story

Sharon Samjitsingh '13MS

Co-Founder, HealthCare Originals

Cate Rubin-Tennies

Cate Rubin-Tennies '22S

Student Entrepreneur

UR Founder Story

Anik Agrawal '14MS

Co-Founder, BurnCal

Michael G.

Michael Giardino '23

Student Entrepreneur

UR Founder Story

Francis Pellegrino '22

Founder, Advanced Growing Resources (AGR)

Theo Mambu '20MS

Student Entrepreneur

Have a question for one of the presenters or Ain Center staff? Feel free to reach out via AinCFE@rochester.edu and we’ll be in touch!