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Thom Ruhe

Entrepreneurship News Roundup: Week of 4/23/2010
Thinking of starting a business? Make sure to ask yourself these four important entrepreneur questions that will take your company from startup to innovation.  One important element for any new business venture is coming up with a name. But does having an original name really matter?... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on April 23, 2010
His Name is Earl
As readers of e360 may know, I travel a bit – about 100,000 miles a year to be specific. In traveling this much, I have learned the survival skill of going on what I call “autopilot” mode. I can do the flight check-in, security screening,... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on April 22, 2010
Entrepreneurship News Roundup: Week of 4/16/2010
In SoHo this week, first-time entrepreneurs figured out how to pitch investors their startup ideas, all within 15 seconds.  The global competition regarding innovation and the future of business is about to change.  Emerging countries are starting to lead global innovation that will turn the... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on April 16, 2010
Entrepreneurship News Roundup: Week of 4/9/2010
Babson College in Massachusetts is taking an innovative approach in bringing the entrepreneurial spirit into the classroom. You don’t always need to be born rich to make your life a success story. Take a look at 20 billionaires who made it big through hard work,... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on April 09, 2010
Inspiration Leads to Innovation
Last week I once again had the honor to attend the National Inventor’s Hall of Fame Induction ceremony and celebration gala that took place at the beautiful campus of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. It is hard to convey the incredible impact many... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on April 07, 2010
Entrepreneurship News Roundup: Week of 4/2/2010
JumpStart Inc. is a non-profit organization that would attract startup money for regional entrepreneurs.  Since JumpStart Inc.'s creation, it has funded more than 47 successful startups. The Minnesota legislature recently approved the creation of a statewide angel investment tax credit program, giving non-profits like BioBusiness Alliance... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on April 02, 2010
Entrepreneurship News Roundup: Week of 3/22/2010
For Small Businesses, social media has made great strides and has become one of the most critical of online trends.  Small Businesses have leveraged media trends, specifically Twitter to obtain customer feedback and in turn become a direct conduit to their customers with news and... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on March 26, 2010
Time to Get to Work
Depending upon your politics, the recent passing of the historic healthcare reform bill has you high-fiving friends and co-workers or preparing for Armageddon, as it will most certainly usher in a period pestilence, poverty, and perniciousness. So whether you’re popping corks on some bubbly or stocking... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on March 25, 2010
Entrepreneurship News Roundup: Week of 3/15/10
Business Insider takes a look at 20 startups that are about to take off in a big way. Humera Fasihuddin, the director of the Invention to Venture program at the National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance answers five essential questions that all entrepreneurs need to consider. Entrepreneur... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on March 19, 2010
Entrepreneurship News Roundup: Week of 3/1/10
It can be tough to determine a concrete amount of money to raise for a startup. Mark Suster debates this issue facing many young startups. Women entrepreneurs are making their mark in business ventures.  Get insight on what works for some women entrepreneurs in their startup... [More]
Thom Ruhe
on March 15, 2010

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