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Turning Makers Into Entrepreneurs

The 31st of July the Henry Ford Museum supported by sponsors like the Kauffman Foundation, Ford Motors Co and New Economy Initiative launched the first of what we hope is an annual Maker Faire event in Detroit. Twenty-five thousand people showed up to check out the makers who came out of their garages to share their wares at the Henry Ford Museum grounds. So why is this so special?

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Posted by: Lesa Mitchell
on August 11, 2010
Welcome to the New Entrepreneurship.org

We are very excited to roll out the new and improved Entrepreneurship.org this week. Not only does the new website have a new look, it also has many innovative features to help you during every stage of the entrepreneurial process.

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Posted by: Thom Ruhe
on August 06, 2010
Part Two: Tacit Knowledge

This is the second in a two part series in which Gary Schoeniger discusses entrepreneurship education. Below is Part Two: Tacit Knowledge In his book, Sources of Power: How People Make Decisions, author Gary Klein examines human strengths and capabilities that have traditionally been downplayed or...

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Posted by: Anonymous
on July 21, 2010
Entrepreneurship News Roundup: Week of 7/16/2010

This week we reviewed entrepreneurship education as an oxymoron, part one of a two part blog series by Gary Schoeniger. We also looked at nine ways small businesses can maximize their marketing budget, as well as what is the most important qualities for a leader...

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Posted by: Thom Ruhe
on July 16, 2010
Part One: Is entrepreneurship education an oxymoron?

This is the first in a two part series in which Gary Schoeniger discusses entrepreneurship education. Below is Part One: Is entrepreneurship education an oxymoron? Are entrepreneurs born with a unique ability? What is it that enables them to recognize opportunities that the rest of us overlook?

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Posted by: Anonymous
on July 15, 2010
Entrepreneurship News Roundup: Week of 7/9/2010

This week we looked at how job growth in the United States is driven entirely by startups according to The Importance of Startups in Job Creation and Job Destruction; a study conducted by Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. We also heard from entrepreneur, Cameron Herold at...

 

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Posted by: Thom Ruhe
on July 09, 2010
Entrepreneurship Weekly News Roundup- 7-2-10

This weekend marks the patriotic holiday in America, Independence Day.  In honor of this holiday this week’s roundup will be focused around the entrepreneurial spirit that helped shape our great nation. George Washington, best known for leading the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War also embarked...

 

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Posted by: Thom Ruhe
on July 02, 2010
Featured Innovators Roundup

Like many entrepreneurs, John Earle, owner of Johnny Cupcakes, built his successful business with the help of his family. How did this work for him? Just ask his Mom, Lorraine Earle, the CFO of Johnny Cupcakes. Balancing a full time job and starting up a...

 

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Posted by: Thom Ruhe
on June 30, 2010
Entrepreneurship News Roundup: Week of 6/25/2010

This week Gary Schoeniger’s, Founder and CEO of the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative, (ELI), reviewed how entrepreneurs are more like insurgents rather than predators. We also looked at, how entrepreneurs like The Denver Cupcake Truck and Solotrekkers are using social media to build awareness of their...

 

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Posted by: Thom Ruhe
on June 25, 2010
The Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award

Looking forward to attending the Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of The Year Northeast Ohio Awards Gala tonight.  I’m honored to be a part of this honorable tradition. The Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The award...

 

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Posted by: Thom Ruhe
on June 23, 2010

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