4 Strategies to Integrate Ethics into Entrepreneurship Education

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We interviewed three leaders in entrepreneurship education about several ways to teach tomorrow's entrepreneurs about ethics. The post 4 Strategies to Integrate Ethics into Entrepreneurship Education appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty entrepreneurship education teaching resources

Entrepreneurship Activities on Campus: Helping Students Leverage the Power of an Ecosystem

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Faculty play a key role in helping students identify campus entrepreneurship activities that most align with their personal and professional interests. The post Entrepreneurship Activities on Campus: Helping Students Leverage the Power of an Ecosystem appeared first on VentureWell.

Mission 2025: Planning the Future of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education

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The post Mission 2025: Planning the Future of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty I&E Ecosystems early stage innovator entrepreneurship education higher education open STEM teaching resources

Next Level Entrepreneurship: Investing in a New Generation of Startups

Entrepreneurs' Organization

The post Next Level Entrepreneurship: Investing in a New Generation of Startups appeared first on Octane Blog – The official blog of the Entrepreneurs' Organization.

Lessons Learned in Parenting and Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs' Organization

“The parallels between parenting and entrepreneurship are countless. The post Lessons Learned in Parenting and Entrepreneurship appeared first on Octane Blog – The official blog of the Entrepreneurs' Organization.

Being Entrepreneurial about Growing Entrepreneurship

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When our first expansion customer called, we knew we had a proven value proposition. We had survived our infancy. So how did we get there

How Madrid Promotes Female Entrepreneurship

Impact Hub

This issue gave rise to the GIRA Mujeres program, promoted by Coca-Cola Spain and undertaken in partnership with numerous organizations specialising in female entrepreneurship, including Impact Hub Madrid.

Entrepreneurship Education as Exciting as Video Games???

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A New Way to Help Student Entrepreneurs Succeed: Learnings from the inaugural LaunchPad Lift Cohort, part of the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars entrepreneurship program

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LaunchPad Lift “was the most impactful incubator/entrepreneurship program I have participated in. Together, we help students learn about entrepreneurship, find great mentors, and start successful companies. Entrepreneurship is all about action.

Entrepreneurship Is All About Taking Smart Risks

Gust

In fact, entrepreneurship is all about taking calculated risks, while minimizing non-calculated risks. Most entrepreneurs think that risk is just an “occupational hazard” that can be minimized or eliminated by a smart businessman. That way of thinking is simplistic and wrong.

Emerging Entrepreneurship Ecosystems: GIST Net Launches

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This public-private partnership is part of the State Department’s Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) initiative to increase innovation around the world, and was launched today at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Morocco. At GES, over 3000 entrepreneurs, heads of state, high-level government officials, and corporate leaders have come together to exchange ideas and strengthen alliances for a more vibrant global entrepreneurship ecosystem.

Students Innovate at Entrepreneurship and STEAM Event

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Students from Boone and Lincoln Counties in West Virginia participated in Entrepreneurship and STEAM day at Bridge Valley. The post Students Innovate at Entrepreneurship and STEAM Event appeared first on EntreEd.

Hobbies and Entrepreneurship

This is going to be BIG.

If you're looking to build relationships with VCs, learn from top entrepreneurs or just get deep into the NYC innovation community, I suggest you read a book. I don't mean any particular book about startups--I mean join a book club. Joe Yevoli and Reece Pacheco run a book club of 30 local entrepreneurs that meets monthly. How about riding a bike?

Entrepreneurship and the Agbiosciences in Indiana

EntreWorks Consulting

Entrepreneurship and the Agbiosciences in Indiana. For much of 2018, we spent a good amount of time in Indiana working on an entrepreneurial assessment of the agbiosciences sector. We learned a ton, but were also very impressed with what’s happening with agbio in Indiana. Last week, AgriNovus Indiana released its report, The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem for the Agbiosciences in Indiana.

Entrepreneurship: Nature vs. Nurture? A Religious Debate

Both Sides of the Table

So it is with entrepreneurship. Or … maybe entrepreneurship is nurture and not nature. Nature vs. Nurture. You’ve all heard the question before. Let’s talk about kids for a moment. I grew up believing that human behavior was 20% nature, 80% nurture.

TRIS Entrepreneurship Teacher Training on May 10-11, 2019

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Rethinking Pitch Competitions: Create Value, Not a Spectacle

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Early Stage Innovators I&E Ecosystems competitions entrepreneurship entrepreneurship education innovation startupVentureWell Director of Venture Development, Eli Velasquez offers insights on how to develop pitch competitions that provide maximum support to startups.

The Creativity of Entrepreneurship: Community Leader Spotlight with João Marinelli

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To João, entrepreneurship is all about people, and “our power to transform our realities and reinvent (in a positive way) the status quo.”. To João, the truly amazing thing about entrepreneurship is the way that it gives life to people’s creativity, and helps them use their creativity to change the world. “I I think that’s why I dedicated almost six years of my life to studying entrepreneurship and being an entrepreneur,” João said.

Sprint Like An Egyptian: A Tech Entrepreneurship Revolution in Alexandria

Gust

Nevertheless, for those with the courage, resources and determination to succeed in this kind of environment, the opportunities for tech entrepreneurship in Egypt appear to be vast.

Emerging Entrepreneurship Ecosystems: GIST Net Launches

Gust

Today, Gust is proud to join the U.S. Department of State and several other private sector partners to launch The GIST Network (GIST Net), an interactive online network connecting science and technology entrepreneurs in emerging economies. GIST Net will provide entrepreneurs with the resources and mentorship they need to collaborate, seek funding, and grow their businesses. This public-private partnership is part Read more >. Gust News Ecosystem Hub GIST Net

Can a culture of entrepreneurship be created?

Carol Lauffer

Can you really create a culture of entrepreneurship, or must it occur organically? Here in Silicon Valley the culture of entrepreneurship permeates just about everything. I have witnessed numerous communities that are actively fostering a culture of entrepreneurship. Here are a few effective strategies to help: Make entrepreneurship visible. Create regular opportunities to increase awareness about entrepreneurship in the community.

7 Class Exercises to Amplify Innovative Thinking

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We curated a fresh new list of cutting-edge class exercises to incorporate into innovation and entrepreneurship curriculum. Faculty entrepreneurship education teaching resources

SAGETRIS-The first on-line, flipped course in entrepreneurship

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Faculty Spotlight: Gary Brooking from Wichita State University

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Faculty entrepreneurship entrepreneurship education innovation STEM teaching resourcesGary Brooking from Wichita State University helps students develop a mindset that is open to understand broader issues to better solve problems.

Do You Have the Right Answers to these Intellectual Property Questions?

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In honor of World Intellectual Property Day, we put together a quick-reference guide on the role IP rights play in innovation and entrepreneurship. Early Stage Innovators I&E Ecosystems E-Team entrepreneurship entrepreneurship education innovation startup

Faculty Spotlight: Khanjan Mehta from Lehigh University

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Khanjan Mehta from Lehigh University is working to transform entrepreneurship education to focus on executing ideas, not just ideation. Faculty entrepreneurship education teaching resources

Active Learning Classroom Activities for Student Innovators

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Faculty entrepreneurship education teaching resourcesWe’ve asked some of our faculty grantees to share their active learning exercises that you can use to help refine your own coursework for maximum impact.

Faculty Spotlight: Nordica MacCarty from Oregon State University

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Faculty entrepreneurship education teaching resourcesNordica MacCarty from Oregon State University is helping students invent sustainable household energy systems for developing communities. .

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OPEN 2019: Engaging, Inspiring, and Transforming the I&E Ecosystem

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Early Stage Innovators Entrepreneurial Mindset Faculty I&E Ecosystems entrepreneurship education innovation entrepreneurship openThe VentureWell OPEN 2019 conference was one for the books. Here's a photo essay highlighting the engaging and inspiring conference. The post OPEN 2019: Engaging, Inspiring, and Transforming the I&E Ecosystem appeared first on VentureWell.

Entrepreneurship and Returning Citizens

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As a Georgetown University alum, I’m very proud to see the first graduating class of the Pivot Program , Georgetown’s new program to help returning citizens learn the ins and outs of entrepreneurship. In addition to accessing entrepreneurship training and other resources, Pivot participants can also access space at the Georgetown Venture Lab , co-located at a WeWork facility near the White House. Entrepreneurship and Returning Citizens.

Innovator Spotlight: Maricely Ramirez Hernandez of Burnflex

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E-Team Grants Early Stage Innovators Healthcare Technology innovation innovation entrepreneurship startup student innovatorsMaricely Ramirez Hernandez of E-Team Burnflex has changed how she thinks about inventing by first considering customer pain points.

Sushi, passion, and entrepreneurship

Tomasz Tunguz

Passion is not something you follow. It’s something that will follow you as you put in the hard work to become valuable to the world. Follow a Career Passion? Let It Follow You. In his book “So Good They Can’t Ignore You”, Cal Newport, a college classmate, champions the idea that passion lags work, instead of passion inspiring work. It’s the same philosophy embraced by sushi master Jiro, in the documentary “Jiro Dreams of Sushi.” Jiro should focusses on mastering a practice, making sushi.

Faculty Spotlight: Scott Shrake from Colorado State University

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Faculty entrepreneurial mindset entrepreneurship higher education innovation teaching resourcesFor Scott Shrake, teaching allows him to interact with students who believe that everything is possible and recognize that failure is temporary.

The Long Engagement

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

entrepreneurship VC & TechnologyThe Gotham Gal and I met when we were 19 and got married when we were 25. We lived together for most of those six years before we got married. By the time we tied the knot, we knew each other very well. While venture capital investing and marriage are two different things, I think there are some things one can take from love and marriage into the world of startups and venture capital investing. One of them is the value of long engagements.

Water-Energy Nexus: A Connection That’s Driving Innovation

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Early Stage Innovators Global I&E Sustainable Innovation E-Team entrepreneurship innovation startup waterFor World Water Day, we spoke with three ventures operating at the water-energy nexus to learn how they're addressing strains in both resource systems.

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Innovator Spotlight: Katie Kollhoff of NUMiX Materials

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Early Stage Innovators Sustainable Innovation E-Team entrepreneurship innovation startupsFor Kollhoff, getting comfortable with discomfort has become a valuable survival skill. The post Innovator Spotlight: Katie Kollhoff of NUMiX Materials appeared first on VentureWell.

Entrepreneurship growth: perception vs reality

Tomasz Tunguz

The flurry of media activity in entrepreneurship including the spate of new TV shows like X-Factor for tech and Shark Tank, the refocus of the NYTimes and WSJ on technology, and the number of entrepreneurs on mainstream magazine covers gave me the impression that entrepreneurship is on the rise. There’s this idea that we can somehow rely on entrepreneurship to get us out of the job crisis,” said Scott Shane, an economics professor at Case Western Reserve University.

Innovator Spotlight: Mahdi Eghbali of VerdiLife

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Early Stage Innovators Sustainable Innovation E-Team entrepreneurship innovation sustainable designE-Team grantee Mahdi Eghbali of VerdiLife has learned to look for teammates who have vision and passion for the problem the startup is trying to solve.

Bioengineering Capstone Programs: 5 Ways to Maximize Impact

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Early Stage Innovators Faculty Healthcare Technology Biomedical Engineering entrepreneurship education higher education teaching resourcesBioengineering capstone programs help prepare students for real-world challenges in a way that is different from any traditional lab course. The post Bioengineering Capstone Programs: 5 Ways to Maximize Impact appeared first on VentureWell.

Turning A Loss Into A Win

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

entrepreneurshipOne of the traits of successful founders is their ability to turn a loss into a win. You take a lot of losses as a founder, particularly in the early days. Investors pass on your funding pitches, people pass on your job offers, customers pass on your sales efforts, competitors take your customers and your employees, you get sued, you miss critical ship dates, morale tanks, and on and on and on.

Risk Tolerance

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

entrepreneurship managementStartup companies go through a number of phases as they mature from an idea, to a small team, to a growing team, to a small company, to a big company. And along this journey, the leadership team you need changes.

Access to Low-Cost Tools for Scientific Discovery: A Conversation with Schmidt Futures’ Tom Kalil

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I&E Ecosystems inclusive entrepreneurship STEMWhat if everyone had access to low-cost, high-quality, and easy-to-use tools for scientific discovery? Tom Kalil from Schmidt Futures is trying to find out.

Intensive Design Experience: Preparing Engineering Students for the Real World

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