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Entrepreneurship News Roundup: Week of 8/27/10

This week we opened up the dialogue by asking the community to weigh in on the question, Can entrepreneurship be taught? We received great responses from community members on this question. Overall members agreed that...

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Thom Ruhe
on August 27, 2010
Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught?

We posted this weekend about an NPR article, Maybe Entrepreneurship Can be Taught? The article highlighted the results of a new Gallup poll which uncovered that 57% of Chinese and 51% of Americans said...

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Thom Ruhe
on August 24, 2010
Entrepreneurship News Roundup: Week of 8/20/10

During this week we covered how entrepreneurs in Youngstown, Ohio are bringing success and economic growth to their region by utilizing their local business incubator as well as...

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Thom Ruhe
on August 20, 2010
Kauffman Labs Education Ventures Teleconference

Thinking about applying for the Kauffman Labs Education Ventures Program? Don’t miss your chance to listen in on the final informational teleconference to learn more about the program and ask questions.

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Thom Ruhe
on August 17, 2010
Entrepreneurship News Roundup: Week of 8.13.10

This week we celebrated the launch of the new Entrepreneurship.org by highlighting all the new features the website has to offer including the new Resource Center, e360TV and Sandbox. We also introduced a new e360 blogger to the website, Lesa Mitchell, Vice President with the Kauffman Foundation. Lesa’s post, Turning Makers into Entrepreneurs, focused on the Maker Faire and Jules Pieri’s company focus on transforming makers into future entrepreneurs. As well as...

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Thom Ruhe
on August 16, 2010
Who Owns The Icehouse?

“Long before the word ‘entrepreneur’ became popular, the concept still existed.”

These are among the first words Mr. Clifton Taulbert uttered during our chance interview in April, 2008. During our interview, Mr. Taulbert described the entrepreneurial influence and life-lessons he learned from his Uncle Cleve (an unlikely entrepreneur who defied the odds as the owner of the icehouse in Glen Allan, Mississippi during the height of legal segregation.) Today, through a partnership with the Kauffman Foundation, that chance interview is being transformed into a two-part learning initiative designed to inspire and engage America’s youth in the unlimited opportunities that an entrepreneurial mindset can provide.

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Anonymous
on August 12, 2010
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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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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Thom Ruhe
on August 06, 2010
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