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Robert and Margaret Hill endow Furman’s Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Alumni and longtime Furman University benefactors Robert and Margaret Hill, both from the class of 1983, have endowed the Furman Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Now known as the Robert and Margaret Hill Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the innovation hub is poised to be a major player on the Upstate’s startup landscape.

Anthony Herrera, executive director of the institute, says the “transformational gift” underscores the Hill’s belief in Furman and the importance of the institute’s work in initiatives like the Furman Business Innovation Accelerator, the GVL Starts program, the Class E podcast and the Paladin Pitch competition. Read more in Greenville JournalUpstateBizSCGSA Business, and The Post and Courier.

Last updated November 2, 2021
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