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Life science companies hold the promise of improving the world’s health and well-being. This two-day educational experience featured industry experts who answered the critical questions that founders must address to start and grow a viable life science startup.
Kauffman FastTrac presents FastTrac Entrepreneurship WordCloud.
Founder Interviews from Inc. 500/5000 2011
Entrepreneurs heading some of America's fastest growing privately held companies share their stories with the Kauffman Foundation in a series of video interviews. They talk about getting started, the process and principles that guide their growth, and what they’ve learned along the way. The interviews were conducted during the Inc. 500/5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony held Sept. 22-24, 2011, in National Harbor, Md.
Ted Zoller, Vice President of Entrepreneurship at the Kauffman Foundation and Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, discusses the Global Entrepreneurship Lab.
The Ice House Entrepreneurship program is a revolutionary new online learning program desired to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset.
How do entrepreneurs change society? Is it through the potential of their ideas? Is it the passion that drives them? Or their ability to see opportunities where others cannot? Is it the impact and innovation of the events that come from their work? Or is it the belief that an idea can change the world?
Wendy Kopp, Teach For America's CEO and founder, is driven to end educational inequity across the nation. In this seminar, Kopp shares her entrepreneurial story of starting Teach For America straight out of college, and articulates the sense of urgency that she and her organization still feel for producing fundamental changes to education in America.
Kauffman Conversation with Dan Gilbert Chairman and Founder, Quicken Loans Majority Owner, Cleveland Cavaliers and Founder of BizdomU, a program that assists entrepreneurs in launching businesses.
Stanford lecturer and Arbor Advisors Managing Director Stan Christensen discusses legal issues related to startups and entrepreneurs with attorney Martin Nichols, partner at DLA Piper. The conversation covers selecting and working with legal advisors, issues of compensation and negotiation, and the need for entrepreneurs and companies to always seek practical and efficient advice.
Stanford Graduate School of Business professor Jennifer Aaker shares the power behind creating ideas that can build momentum. Through her research on the perception of happiness and meaning, Aaker describes how these concepts relate to a successful and powerful social media campaign. A well-planned effort catches audience attention and offers them an engaging story. Aaker, co-author of The Dragonfly Effect, also offers several personal and corporate examples of effective viral campaigns that garnered real world, and even life-saving, results.
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