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Episode 19 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and ID8 Nation

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Speaker(s):  Thom Ruhe  View Full Transcript

This week on Top of Mind, we are going to take a look at a brand new channel on Entrepreneurship.org called ID8 Nation. This channel will be showcasing different entrepreneurial ecosystems across the nation. We are kicking it off with Pittsburgh, illustrating how this traditional steel city is changing its image with a burgeoning entrepreneurial community. We will also talk to Dane Stangler, director of Research and Policy at the Kauffman Foundation, about the importance, for an entrepreneur, of knowing the support system in your community, and research Kauffman has done to discover the thriving geographical areas for entrepreneurship.

Episode References:

ID8 Nation

The Ascent of America's High Growth Companies

Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity

Defying Gravity: High-Growth Entrepreneurs Buck the Macroeconomic Factors Challenging Other Companies

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