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Entrepreneurship News Round-Up: Week of 7/20/2009
Ruhe Thom
7/20/2009
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Entrepreneurs are defying the recession in New Orleans, LA.  "Even beyond the employment opportunities created by ongoing reconstruction projects, an explosion of entrepreneurialism... is incubating a re-birth of this historic city."  From The Atlantic magazine.

What does Barry Ritholtz think has the potential to be...

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Entrepreneurship News Round-Up: Week of 7/27/2009
Ruhe Thom
7/27/2009
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BusinessWeek shares the results of a new study on what makes entrepreneurs tick - and the answer may surprise you. 

American Public Media research says the average tech-company founder is 39 and entrepreneurs over 50 outnumber those under 25 by a two-to-one margin.

Marketplaces' Jeff Tyler...

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Entrepreneurship News Round-Up: Week of 7/6/2009
Ruhe Thom
7/6/2009
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Bob Cringley writes about FreshJerky.com, a 1-man shop doing $1M annually on the internet.

George Mason University economist Tyler Cowen discusses the impact new media is having on the economy in an interview with The Economist.

Is entrepreneurship in decline? Steve King says no. BusinessWeek...

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If at first you don’t succeed… you might be an entrepreneur.
Ruhe Thom
7/15/2009
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First calling entrepreneurs lazy, and now saying they’re failures, too?  We seem to be going down a dangerous path of late on this blog.  But the notion of “The Acceptance of Failure as a Spur to Innovation,” isn’t something of my creation – it’s...

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Innovation = Job Creation, it's a simple equation.
Ruhe Thom
7/31/2009
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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...

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Question: What is “Startup Culture?”
Ruhe Thom
7/22/2009
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In a report this month from the Kauffman Foundation, entitled "The Anatomy of an Entrepreneur," 66.2 percent of respondents viewed “the appeal of a startup culture” as an important, very important, or extremely important motivation in becoming an entrepreneur.

But what exactly is “startup...

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Speaking at the 18th Annual Congress of the European Business & Innovation Centre Network (EBN) in Fez, Morocco
Ruhe Thom
7/8/2009
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People from 30+ countries, speaking multiple languages, sharing diverse cultures, coming together around one theme – entrepreneurship. So it was recently when I had the opportunity to address the 18th Annual Congress of the European Business & Innovation Centre Network (EBN), in Fez,...

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Entrepreneurs Need R&R, too!
Ruhe Thom
8/5/2009
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As we move into August, and inch ever-closer to Labor Day – the unofficial end of summer – I’ve been thinking a lot about squeezing the most out of the last few weeks of the beautiful summertime weather.  July 4th is a fading memory,...

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Entrepreneurship News Round-Up: Week of 8/10/2009
Ruhe Thom
8/10/2009
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Alibaba.com has kicked-off a new marketing campaign that includes TV, print and online media and targets entrepreneurs. There’s a new version of its U.S. microsite and three video "mock-umentaries" to greet visitors to the site with entertaining stories of how entrepreneurs used Alibaba.com to find...

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Entrepreneurship News Round-Up: Week of 8/17/2009
Ruhe Thom
8/17/2009
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The Wall Street Journal blog roundup today focuses on Venture Capital, and in specific what high-tech firms and entrepreneurs have to say about it.

Jeremy Quiltner at BusinessWeek details IDBs – Industrial Development Bonds – as a means for entrepreneurs to finance land and equipment...

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