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Border Wars

The first Top of Mind issue for 2013 has gone online and in it, I talk about three topics with the potential to impact (or continue to impact) entrepreneurship in a big way. I want to elaborate on one that has struck a chord with me. It’s an unproductive method of economic development called “border wars.”

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Thom Ruhe
on January 16, 2013
Innovation = Job Creation, it's a simple equation.
We are currently narrowing a field of 30 applicants for 12 available Postdoctoral Researcher/Entrepreneurship Fellowships. The basic premise is that we are selecting a dozen incredibly bright folks from science, technology, engineering and medical fields, and we are going to help them accelerate their... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on July 31, 2009
Kauffman Foundation Study Finds More than Half of Fortune 500 Companies Were Founded in Recession or Bear Market
A new study by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation finds a silver lining in today's challenging economic times: Recessions can spur entrepreneurship, which leads to the creation of much-needed new jobs.  The study The Economic Future Just Happened found that more than half of the... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on June 09, 2009
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