How Extreme Adventure Racing Informs Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs' Organization

He is currently the president and CEO of Support Services of Virginia , a mid-sized company that provides Intellectual and Developmental Disability Waiver services, supports and housing in community-based integrated settings across Virginia, USA.

Supporting Entrepreneurs Wherever They Are, Including Prison


Within a growing network of three Colorado prisons, Defy runs a rigorous eight-month program focusing on reentry planning, employment readiness, entrepreneurship and character development, culminating in a Shark Tank-style pitch competition.

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pop-up classes: a simple, effective approach to supporting young innovators

Venture Well

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UC Students Gain New Resources, Opportunities Through Expanded Entrepreneurship Program


24) the expansion of an exciting program that will equip students with more tools and resources] to take their entrepreneurship and innovation to the next level. Reposted from the University of California Press Room.

Supporting Latinx Entrepreneurs Means Building Relationships of Trust

Co Starters

As entrepreneur support organizations seek to support Spanish speakers starting new businesses, they need to understand that engaging this community effectively and respectfully may require some new ways of thinking. “In

Why I support Chris Quinn

This is going to be BIG.

She came to a Startup Weekend and gave a speech about how New York wasn''t doing such a great job supporting tech entrepreneurship. Since then, her staff has been open and extremely responsive with regards to issues around tech and entrepreneurship. Her support made the Brooklyn Tech Triangle study possible and I''m always getting questions from her team about making sure their policies are keeping the fast growing tech sector in mind.

Startup money needed to support entrepreneurs

Innovation 2 Enterprise

A new approach from the Kauffman Foundation for analyzing and benchmarking entrepreneurial results, Indicators of Early-Stage Entrepreneurship, reports state-by-state performance against four indicators of entrepreneurship. From the Love’s Cup collegiate business plan competition, through the R&D funding from OCAST, to the venture services provided by i2E, Oklahoma supports and encourages entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship is seen as a legitimate career here.

Rethinking Pitch Competitions: Create Value, Not a Spectacle

Venture Well

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

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.

Support for entrepreneurs is a moon shot effort

Innovation 2 Enterprise

We have learned that with support and assistance, these startups can morph into “gazelles,” and when they do the payback is huge. However, there is less support for great business ideas that may not be high-growth in the traditional sense but will allow someone to start a great company and make a good living for their family or even create generational wealth within the family. News entrepreneurship moon shot NASA Scott MeachamBy Scott Meacham.

Improving cluster performance through entrepreneurial support programs

Carol Lauffer

Supporting entrepreneurship, innovation and company formation is critical for improving cluster performance. Establishing entrepreneurial support programs (ESPs) with a specific cluster focus can consistently help to encourage entrepreneurship, launch new businesses and move innovations to market in the targeted cluster. Economic developers create cluster initiatives in order to support the growth of a particular cluster, or clusters.

Entrepreneurship and the Agbiosciences in Indiana

EntreWorks Consulting

The bottom line is that Indiana is well-positioned to be a global leader in this space, thanks to an entrepreneur-friendly business environment, support organizations like AgriNovus, and key anchor institutions, including Purdue University and leading corporate players such as Corteva Agriscience, Elanco, and others. Entrepreneurship and the Agbiosciences in Indiana.

Global Entrepreneurship Week: November 18-24, 2019

EntreWorks Consulting

Mark your calendars for the week of November 18-24, 2019, the 12 th annual celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week. All of this work is devoted to telling the story of how entrepreneurship can be a tool for personal enrichment, economic development, and community building. Check out the GEW USA site for events in your area , and get out there and support your local entrepreneurs. Global Entrepreneurship Week: November 18-24, 2019.

celebrating 10 women redefining the face of invention

Venture Well

In honor of National Inventors’ Day, we’re showcasing 10 women innovators we’ve supported to motivate and inspire tomorrow’s female inventors. Early Stage Innovators Inclusive entrepreneurship E-Team

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.

Doing More Together: Techstars Foundation and Western Union Foundation join forces to support underrepresented entrepreneurs


The mission of the Techstars Foundation is to support and develop underrepresented entrepreneurs in order to stimulate innovation and positive social and economic global. We are thrilled to partner with Techstars to grow and inspire inclusive entrepreneurship around the world.

What is a Starter?

Co Starters

Why talking about “starters” more than “startups” can change the way you view entrepreneurship. In recent years, the idea of entrepreneurship has become more popular than ever. Entrepreneurship in its purest form is a fundamental human phenomenon.

Techstars and Future Females join forces to drive gender parity in global tech entrepreneurship


Techstars, and Future Females are piloting an initiative to move the needle on the participation and success of women in tech entrepreneurship around the globe.

EO Hosts International Entrepreneurial Summit at the United Nations in Support of UN Sustainable Development Goals

Entrepreneurs' Organization

The interactive International Entrepreneurial Summit (IES) focused on supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) —17 goals and 169 targets to eradicate poverty, reverse inequality and halt climate change by 2030.

No Shenanigans

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

That is what company values are all about at the end of the day – helping people make decisions that everyone in the company will be proud of and supportive of. entrepreneurship management

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Soul Care for the Ecosystem Builder

Co Starters

Shining a light on burnout among entrepreneurs and the people who support them. Working closely with ecosystem builders who support entrepreneurs, CO.STARTERS sees burnout as an emerging issue in our network. But ecosystem building and entrepreneurship are community sports.”

Being In The Flow

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I have always believed that supporting the people who build software is a great business and it is. entrepreneurship VC & TechnologyI have been investing in developer tools since the earliest days of my VC career. The first investment I led in the late 80s was a financing that provided the funds to acquire a programming editor called Brief. It was a text-based editor for PCs. That investment worked out but we didn’t make a lot of money on it.

How Battery Entrepreneurs Learned the Power of Environmentally Responsible Business

Venture Well

With the right training and support, battery innovators can hold to their environmentally responsible values even in this super-charged competitive space.

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.

Tech Jobs For All Who Want Them

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Develop major new supports for the non-tuition costs of adult workforce training. . I participated on the advisory board of this study and support all of these recommendations. economics employment enterprise entrepreneurship hacking education hacking government management NYC policy PoliticsThe tech sector is the fastest growing sector of the economy in NYC and around the US and around the world. The tech sector offers high paying jobs and a growing number of them.

Entrepreneurship and Returning Citizens

EntreWorks Consulting

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.

Scaling In Lower Cost Locations

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

This post explains how Stripe (a USV portfolio company) started with remote engineering hubs in Seattle, Dublin, and Singapore, and then evolved into a structure that supports remote workers anywhere. entrepreneurship managementThis is a topic I’ve written about a bunch over the years. I feel like it is becoming more urgent every day. Last week I heard some shocking numbers about salary levels for certain kinds of engineers in the bay area.

Hard Decisions

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

The decision to shut Kik and scale back to a small core developer team is all about continuing to support the Kin cryptocurrency which has over 2mm monthly people earning Kin and over 600k spending Kin across a large network of mobile apps that run the Kin SDK. What we must do is support the teams making these decisions and getting to the other side of them. entrepreneurshipEvery startup journey involves making some really hard decisions.

Founder Control

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

As I said in this post , I am generally a “one share one vote proponent”, but I have supported founder control provisions in a few companies where I was or am on the board. entrepreneurshipI have not written a lot about this issue. These provisions make me uncomfortable but there are solid arguments for them, particularly when you are taking a company public and want to be able to keep it independent.

What Happened In The 2010s

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

This was a very positive development as subscriptions better align the interests of the users and the developers of mobile and web applications and avoid many of the negative aspects of the free/ad supported business model. crypto entrepreneurship machine learning policy Politics VC & Technology Web/TechMy friend Steve Kane suggested I take a longer view in my pair of year end posts this year: What, no decade end/decade ahead posts?

My Commencement Speech?—?Life at Your Crossroads

Both Sides of the Table

Today you’re either here to graduate or support somebody graduating. entrepreneurshipMy Commencement Speech?—?Life Life at Your Crossroads Photo by Justin Luebke on Unsplash Crossroads Cal Poly Pomona! What’s up!?! I’m so grateful to be up here addressing you today.

How High Rents Hinder Startup Activity


What types of housing can we build to support that world, and can we build enough of it? This is a serious, but under-discussed, hurdle for entrepreneurship. entrepreneurship startup housing

Techstars Foundation Accepting 2019 Grant Applications


Techstars is always working to be a leader in inclusive entrepreneurship by improving opportunities for women and underrepresented minorities throughout our global ecosystem. The Techstars Foundation has supported 15 nonprofit organizations and hundreds of underrepresented entrepreneurs.

The Rise of the Rest Class of 2019


Also, utilize our ecosystem and engage support systems available such as our growing network of business accelerators, and the University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program, a support system from which AireHealth has benefited.

Simone Musgrave - Grit, Sales, and using Femininity in business.

Startup Grind

And talk more towards, what I call, the ‘fake entrepreneurship lifestyle’- entrepreneurs just doing it for the events, the glitz and glamour, the fame etc. Friends that are supportive and loving can do a world of good!

Bringing Hope to Marginalised Young Women

Impact Hub

Now it supports more than 60 young women, 11 of whom are at tertiary institutes all across Zimbabwe. In addition to providing tuition fees as a form of empowerment, Tariro also provides psychosocial support with a special focus on music and peer education.

Founders Forum 2010: from the (swanky) edge of entrepreneurship

Fred Destin

Quite a change from my exhilarating evening at low-key co-working commune at BetaHaus Berlin the day before: this is entrepreneurship with a Tesla thrown in. Multi-touch, multi-task, high res, flash support :-) , full html5 compliant, $399.