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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,...
For many, the biggest problem with getting a good business idea off the ground is the cost. From administrative and legal costs, to product development and marketing, office space and employees, starting a business can be incredibly expensive. However, with the right set of...
The White House’s Startup America initiative shines a welcome light on the innovative, next-generation Midwest manufactures that are redefining manufacturing.
The Kauffman Foundation’s Thom Ruhe give his POV on Steve Ballmer's address to the entrepreneurship and engineering students at Stanford University. The full video of Steve Ballmer's presentation is available in the video library.
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...
As millions of Americans tune in to watch Super Bowl 46 and the most-anticipated commercials of the year, I hope a certain 30-second spot catches some eyes.
"Your goals are influenced by your dreams;
Your dreams, a reflection of your experience;
Your experience is measured by your success,
And your success is the bottom line.”
A few weeks ago, I was an in-studio guest on entrepreneur/CPA/lawyer/author Lou Hutt’s popular XM Radio show...
Taking a look at the newsstand lately, it may seem as if the covers of major periodicals are not - pardon the pun - on the same page. Only a week or two after Newsweek proclaimed "The Recession is Over," BusinessWeek has followed with "The...
Thom Ruhe from the Kauffman Foundation discusses the new book The Big Short, by best-selling author Michael Lewis. The book details the origins and outcomes of the current economic and housing crisis.
The Kauffman Foundation has released its “Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity” for 2011. The numbers reveal a decline in the rate of new business creation in 2011 as compared to 2010, but don't be too quick to judge.
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