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Accelerator Summer Business Institute

Accelerator—Finance bootcamp adds more classes, expands to 5 days for summer 2019

Dec. 3, 2018—The Accelerator—Finance Bootcamp provides college students with an intensive introduction to the world of finance, exposing them to everything from financial modeling to valuation and preparing them for successful summer internships and postgraduate careers.

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Economics senior Sasha Pines creates business sisterhood

Dec. 6, 2017—Sasha Pines, a senior majoring in economics, believes combining solid business strategy with a sense of empathy can change lives.

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Designing a beautiful experience at The Cosmetic Market

Jun. 11, 2014—Students are being asked to bring a winning personal touch to sales at The Cosmetic Market as one challenge at the Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute

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Students to help speedway company build audience

Jun. 4, 2014—The International Speedway Corporation will hear from students at the Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute with suggestions on getting millennials out of their living rooms and into NASCAR speedways.

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Nissan and Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute partner to rev up the social media experience

Jun. 14, 2013—Nissan is teaming up with the Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute improve the online customer experience by creating innovative ways Nissan can optimize social media.

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Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute teams up with Warner Music Nashville

Jun. 13, 2013—Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute has teamed up with Warner Music Nashville for a project in its intense month-long business boot camp run by the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management. In the program, college students and recent graduates from across the country are immersed in a competitive business environment, working to create the winning...

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College students help make future Nashville charter schools ‘next generation’

May. 23, 2013—Nashville’s mayor wants to launch a number of college prep charter schools over the next few years, and the city is turning to students in the Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute for creative ideas on how to innovate within these schools to maximize preparation for college and the world beyond.

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Vanderbilt business boot camp helps survivors of prostitution, trafficking and addiction launch new café

Jun. 7, 2012—Thistle Farms, a social enterprise run by women who have survived lives of prostitution, trafficking and addiction will be collaborating with the Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute on its newest venture, the Thistle Stop Café.

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Vanderbilt Accelerator and Captain D’s look for the perfect hook

Jun. 6, 2012—Fast-casual seafood restaurant Captain D’s is working on plans to ramp up the customer experience and they’re turning to students in the Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute for innovative ideas.

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Sweet taste of success

Jun. 14, 2011—Now Yazoo is turning to students from the Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute to explore what is driving Yazoo's grown and whether Yazoo should expand.

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Accelerating business success in Music City

Jun. 17, 2010—Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute teams up with the Nashville Entrepreneur Center to create a business boot camp for music entrepreneurs Much like the independent singer/songwriters who make Nashville the unique music mecca that it is, the future of the music business is evolving beyond monstrous media conglomerates to smaller, more nimble companies. These small...

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Why Bridgestone is partnering with the best in sports

Jun. 14, 2010—Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute finds a creative way to promote Bridgestone’s sports partnerships [Media Note: Vanderbilt has a 24/7 TV and radio studio with a dedicated fiber optic line and ISDN line. Use of the TV studio with Vanderbilt experts is free, except for reserving fiber time.] Now Bridgestone is turning to students from...

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