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New “Infectious Talk” Podcast Series
“Infectious Talk,” is a new podcast series presented by the Kauffman Foundation.  Hosted by renowned blogger and financial commentator Paul Kedrosky, this series focuses on current issues as well as feature leading industry thinkers to discuss topics regarding: •    Entrepreneurship •    Economic Growth •    Innovation Check out the... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on June 09, 2010
Entrepreneurship News Roundup: Week of 6/4/2010
This week we looked at how women entrepreneurial businesses are growing twice as quickly as the national average for all startups. One women entrepreneur that has helped in this growth over the past two years is entrepreneur Kate Friedman, owner of Atelier Shoes. We also... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on June 04, 2010
Entrepreneurship Dissertation Fellowship Grant
Just announced, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s 2010-2011 Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Program's Online Request for Proposal is now available through Sept. 15, 2010. The Kauffman Foundation will award up to fifteen Dissertation Fellowship grants of $20,000 each to Ph.D., D.B.A. or other doctoral students for... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on June 02, 2010
Entrepreneurship News Roundup: Week of 5/28/2010
Uncovered in the Kauffman’s Index of Entrepreneurial Activity report we saw that entrepreneurial growth was the highest among 35- to 44-year olds in 2009. Many of these small businesses were launched due to the loss of income opportunities. Also this week the introduction of, “Who... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on May 28, 2010
Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity: 1996 – 2009 Report
According to the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity: 1996 – 2009 report, U.S. small business startups launched in 2009 reached record highs when compared to startups created during the 2007 – 2009 recession. Additionally, the report uncovered that entrepreneurial growth was the highest among 35-... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on May 27, 2010
Remember to Remember
Having worn the uniform and taken the oath to defend our country from all threats foreign and domestic, I particularly enjoy Memorial Day as I reflect on those who paid the ultimate price in defense of our ideals. And let’s be clear, pursuing and protecting... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on May 25, 2010
Entrepreneurship News Roundup: Week of 5/21/2010
This week was all about saving as we took a look at 10 innovative steps to crowdsourcing business tasks and how to create a killer investor presentation with just 10 slides. In addition to these tips we also uncovered that 6.6 million Homepreneurs provide at... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on May 21, 2010
Entrepreneurship News Roundup: Week of 5/14/2010
This week we learned about four innovative marketing solutions for small businesses as well as 12 innovative steps entrepreneurs can utilize their leadership presence to inspire others. We also reviewed how a group of entrepreneurial law students jumped right into starting their own business despite... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on May 14, 2010
Entrepreneurship News Roundup: Week of 5/7/2010
This week we learned how Dave Waldman, CEO and Entrepreneurial Founder of Bccthis took a chance and ventured out with his business partner to create their own startup. We also took a look at the top ten ingredients needed to create a great business plan... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on May 07, 2010
Entrepreneurship News Roundup: Week of 4/30/2010
The 2010 Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship wrapped up with many exciting takeaways such as the growth of youth entrepreneurship, the development of the US relationship with global entrepreneurs and empowering women entrepreneurs to continue to launch outstanding startups. Other innovative ideas this week included how... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on April 30, 2010

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