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While pundits, columnists, economists, and policy makers climb over mountains of financial data, looking for signs of recovery and politically convenient scapegoats upon which we can turn a distracting public focus of populist rage and class warfare, there is a quiet but steady vibration...
I recently got to delve into a very appetizing trend emerging in the entrepreneurial space: shared kitchens. While the concept of shared resources isn’t new, taking it into the kitchen for the sake of supporting startups in the food industry is—but the idea is taking off.
Last spring, Athena Alliance, along with support from the Kauffman Foundation OECD, The Conference Board, and US National Academies, put together an inspiring conference on the role of intangible assets— information, workforce skills and know-how, effective management and marketing, business models, relations with suppliers and customers, software and databases, and intellectual property— in job creation and economic growth.
It's hard to believe that a year has passed since the release of the Ice House Entrepreneurship program. In twelve short months, the program has garnered the attention of educators, economic development and civic organizations from across the US and beyond.
Founder-turned-venture capitalist Brad Feld has some spot-on ideas about what it takes to build a community rich in startup activity. He outlines those four major characteristics in his new book, Startup Communities; they’re also the subject of a recent Kauffman Foundation animated sketchbook video.
I recently sat down with Diana Kander, a successful entrepreneur and Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Kauffman Foundation. Diana has founded and sold multiple enterprises, raising a lot of angel investment in the meantime. But we weren’t getting together to talk about her successes. Instead, we dove into a taboo topic … failure.
As entrepreneurs, we all think our ideas can change the world. Passion, persistence and a well-written business plan - complete with five-year cash flow projections – are all we need to raise the money we need to launch our business.
Yet, doing a startup is...
Looking forward to attending the Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of The Year Northeast Ohio Awards Gala tonight. I’m honored to be a part of this honorable tradition. The Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The award...
For many entrepreneurs, there’s some part of their personality – their drive, their adept deal-making ability, their stubbornness – that becomes a crucial component to the early success of their venture. But all too often, the time comes when the tables are turned, and it’s...
It's sometimes lonely to be an entrepreneur. But at any given moment, some 10 million Americans are involved in the process of starting a potential new business, according to a Kauffman Foundation report. And the demographics of these aspiring business owners might be different than expected.
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