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Students run virtual businesses in a Global Virtual Economy.   The Leadership Program bridges the gap between academic education and real-world implementation.   Student projects that have successfully grown into real entrepreneurial ventures.

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  Fall 2014 Online Trading Day Recap

On November 18th, 19th, and 20th, 2014 the CUNY Institute for Virtual Enterprise at Baruch College hosted its Fall 2014 Online Trading Day. The event, which spanned over five different sessions, gave virtual student firms the opportunity to showcase their companies, products and services to other student firms using the GotoMeeting, an online meeting technology.

Following the presentations all participating VE students were encouraged to use their virtual credit cards and purchase from the respective stores on IVE's virtual economy at Each session was filled to capacity with a total of 51 (11 additional firms since our last event in the Spring of 2014) presentations that featured virtual student businesses from New York, Austria, Ohio, South Carolina and Arizona. The event agenda and online stores can be viewed below.


Each presenter brought their virtual business to life in the pursuit of marketing and selling their products and services. Participants and observers used their IVE credit card, with a limit of $10,000, to make purchases from their fellow presenters and were encouraged to ask questions. A total of 466 transactions took place, bringing the total transaction amount to $129,450.30. As a result to their great effort, here are the top five teams with the highest total amount of purchase.

Largest Quantity Purchased

Store IDStore NameIndustry TypeQuantity PurchasedTotal Price
12438ShowerProHealth & Beauty1151$24,565
12638Stop N' DropFood & Drinks322$753.50
12437One SleepTravel295$26,522.40
12630Cafe 2torFood & Drinks253$762.50
12431Smart PillowHome & Garden248$24,800

Highest Amount Purchased

Store IDStore NameIndustry TypeQuantity PurchasedTotal Price
12437One SleepTravel295$26,522.40
12431Smart PillowHome & Garden248$24,800
12438ShowerProHealth & Beauty1151$24,565
12637Car CamsAutomotive10$8,000
7681Avantgarden Moebelhandels gmbHBusiness12$6,908


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