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The Resource Center has all the info you'll need From content to user feedback, the resource center has the information you need for every level of the entrepreneurial process.
Energy Technology Commercialization Help - From idea development to market assessment, intellectual property protection to fund raising, Energy TechNet covers every stage of energy technology development and commercialization.
Your Marketing Plan should include specific information on how you plan to create and maintain customer relationships. This article will provide ideas to serve as a basis for planning.
The Enterprise Development Network (EDN) is a strategic alliance between the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and the private sector. Through a growing network of private sector organizations, EDN greatly extends OPIC’s ability to provide financing and political risk insurance (PRI) to more micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) doing business in developing countries.
OPIC assists U.S. companies by providing financing (from large structured finance to small business loans), political risk insurance, and investment funds.
The structure of EDN consists of three service providers. Loan and Political Risk Insurance Originators (Originators) serve as local service providers to micro, small-medium enterprises (MSMEs) to help develop the OPIC application package, refine marketing strategies, and draft or enhance business plans. Financial institutions serve as Designated Lenders to establish OPIC-backed lending facilities that are used to make loans to MSMEs or their affiliates for projects in OPIC-eligible countries. EDN Advisers are specialists in particular business sectors and geographic areas throughout the world and assist OPIC in credit underwriting and due diligence on OPIC-funded loans.
For Tom Wiggans, starting a successful pharmaceutical company wasn't enough; he has also worked tirelessly to support the biotechnology industry as a whole.
These entrepreneur venture funding conferences can fill your financial coffers – but only if you’re there.
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."
This resource offers a basic tool box for entrepreneurs and includes samples of business models, marketing collaterals, and templates for licensing and determining profitability of new ventures.
Why the Hurt Locker is an excellent example of film making entrepreneurship.
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