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Entrepreneurship Guidance in the Career Center
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has recognized an important player in entrepreneurship education. It has awarded a grant to The Launch Pad, the entrepreneurship resource component of the Toppel Career Center at the University of Miami that helps students explore and launch new firms while... [More]
Mark Marich
on October 06, 2009
Category:  Education  General 
Europe's Entrepreneurial Challenge
The Doing Business 2010 reporthighlighted how the financial crisis has prompted governments to act inareas where regulatory reform may be more difficult and require moretime. The report states that in times of recession, “the more quicklythe assets of nonviable firms can be freed up, the easier it... [More]
Jonathan Ortmans
on October 05, 2009
Category:  Global 
Third Age Entrepreneurs
The UK’s National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) has recently published a report on The grey economy. Authors Ron Botham and Andrew Graves argue that as the UK population is getting older, the economic contribution of people aged 50 and over is... [More]
Mark Marich
on October 02, 2009
Category:  General 
Boulevard of Broken Dreams
Boulevard of Broken Dreams is the title of Josh Lerner’s forthcoming book where he provides the first extensive look at the ways governments have supported entrepreneurs and venture capitalists across decades and continents, and why some are successful and others are not.Josh Lerner is the... [More]
Mark Marich
on October 01, 2009
Category:  General 
New Office for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Last week, the U.S. government took a bold move in favor of entrepreneurs. At the Inc. 500/5000 conference, Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke announced the formation of the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, as well as a National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Secretary... [More]
Mark Marich
on October 01, 2009
Category:  Capitol Hill  General 
America’s Last-place Performance
On Monday, September 28, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) Senior Analyst Stephen Ezell presented findings from a report appearing in September’s Democracy: A Journal of Ideas. In the report, Ezell discusses the strategies of the worlds’ ten most innovation-forward countries. Ezell argues that the... [More]
Mark Marich
on October 01, 2009
Category:  General 

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