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See who made the list this week for eMed's 6 to follow in entrepreneurship.
The Kauffman Foundation recently released a set of papers reflecting on the entrepreneurship activities taking place on campuses around the country. One of the things we have learned from the Kauffman Campuses, a program that encouraged interdisciplinary entrepreneurship education programs to discuss common practices and challenges, and from a group of experts we convened from entrepreneurial campuses around the country is that students are taking the initiative on campuses across the country, creating opportunities for themselves, and others, to engage in entrepreneurial opportunities.
"User entrepreneurs" have founded more than 46 percent of innovative startups that have lasted five years or more, even though the group only creates 10.7 percent of all U.S, startups.
While the healthcare reform debate continues, fueled by the recent delay of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provision requiring companies with more than 50 employees to extend health insurance to their full-time staff, the government can help improve access, value and quality of healthcare by encouraging entrepreneurship and innovation that can lead to lowering costs while improving medical technologies and services, according to Jonathan Ortmans’ policy forum blog.
Interviewees shouldn't expect traditional questions when they're applying for a position at Limeade, a corporate wellness space focused on building high-performance workforces.
Kauffman Labs is not your typical classroom, but then again, Nancie and I are not your typical instructors. In fact we do little in the way of instruction in the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program (IHEP) and focus more of our energy towards facilitation. Students are encouraged to explore, experiment, solve problems and learn from one another. It's not what they're used to, but I think they liked it. It gave them the opportunity to expand their idea of education beyond the confines of absorption and regurgitation. It's about learning from the experiences they have with each other.
The diverse ecosystem of entrepreneurship is exciting. But it can also be overwhelming, given the many stakeholders an early-stage entrepreneur interacts with during the first few years alone.
Entrepreneurship is flourishing on campuses around the country. In classrooms and through co-curricular programs and competitions, students on diverse campuses, at universities large and small, representing disciplines across the spectrum, have the opportunity to understand the role of entrepreneurship in the economy, explore innovation, test their own ideas, and learn what they need to know to be entrepreneurs.
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