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For Tom Wiggans, starting a successful pharmaceutical company wasn't enough; he has also worked tirelessly to support the biotechnology industry as a whole.
LAST year was a fabulous one for entrepreneurs, at least according to the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity released last month by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. "Rather than making history for its deep recession and record unemployment," the foundation reported, "2009 might instead be remembered as the year business startups reached their highest level in 14 years - even exceeding the number of startups during the peak 1999-2000 technology boom."
Why the Hurt Locker is an excellent example of film making entrepreneurship.
Boards of advisors are best for helping entrepreneurs build companies in the formative stage, whereas boards of directors lend a hand during times of crisis or change, writes a serial entrepreneur. The author provides a blueprint for dealing with both entities.
Building a company means creating an "entrepreneurial corporate culture," according to this article by a big-company supervisor turned entrepreneur. The best "entrepreneurial" cultures borrow worthy tactics from the Fortune 500, while discarding those that constrain productivity, says the author. Included are tips for what to take and what to leave behind.
Entrepreneurs aiming to expand need to keep their eye on the regional, national, or global markets they covet while preserving and enhancing existing client relationships, says the founder of a private swim school that is poised for growth.
The founder of two Internet businesses suggests tactics for protecting proceeds, minimizing taxes, and providing for a family's future upon the sale of a company.
At Jim Berlin's company, interns bring fresh energy and get practical experience.
BP has received almost 35,000 ideas in just over a month on how best to clean up the millions of gallons of oil from the biggest spill in U.S. history. So far, only four hace made it into testing.
Carl Behnke's investment of more than 20 years on the board of Junior Achievement is just one example of his belief in giving back.
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