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Revisiting the Kauffman Life Science Ventures Summit via Storify
Seper Chris
6/24/2012
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Thoughts on entrepreneurship in the life sciences and digital health from the Kauffman Life Science Ventures Summit are the featured topic of this Storify piece.

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Seeking angel investment? Check out this matching service for entrepreneurs and investors
Christina Sherwood
5/23/2013
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Angel investors are wealthy individuals who make early-stage investments in and provide advice to startups. In a slump following the recession, angel investment rebounded in 2011 with angels investing $22 billion in entrepreneurs.

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Series Seed Financing Document
Ruhe Thom
7/25/2010
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The Series Seed Financing Documents are a standardized set of documents that can be quickly and easily deployed for a seed investment.

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Six myths about venture capital
Christina Sherwood
7/25/2013
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In a piece for the Harvard Business Review, Kauffman's director of private equity Diane Mulcahy debunked six VC myths to empower founders when negotiating for funding.

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South Dakota Top Policy Environment for Entrepreneurs
1/7/2013
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According to the latest index from the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, South Dakota has the most entrepreneur-friendly policy environment in the U.S. The U.S. Business Policy Index evaluates each of the states on 46 policy measures with an emphasis on taxes, regulatory burdens and government spending.

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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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StartX: Training ground for Stanford's best and brightest
OConnell Brian
10/28/2011
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Academia is getting ever more aggressive about helping entrepreneurs get a running start. An emerging crown jewel could well be Stanford University's brand new StartX.

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Startups: How to Build Something People Will Buy
Wendy Torrance
3/14/2014
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"No business plan survives first contact with customers," Steve Blank says. What? Isn't the point of planning that you maximize the likelihood of success in the marketplace? Well yes, but perhaps not the kind of planning you might be thinking about. A business plan conceived on paper, powered by a great idea or invention, enhanced by research on the size of the market and a customer profile, has great potential. But it also has a crucial flaw.

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Staying Current
Thom Ruhe
2/18/2014
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Chasing an entrepreneurial dream can be an all-consuming effort. Particularly in those crucial early days of a startup, founders seem to eat, sleep and breathe their businesses. But this heads-down mode is not without its drawbacks, one of which is neglecting to stay up on current events—particularly the happenings that can impact the entrepreneurs who are inadvertently paying no attention to them.

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Summer of 2010 Recap
Ruhe Thom
10/1/2010
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Summer of 2010 recap: launching of this new website and another for our FastTrac program, the commissioning of Who Owns the Icehouse book and online learning program, an incredible visit to Dhaka Bangladesh...

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