Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

BizWorld Supports Teaching Entrepreneurship To Third Graders in New Jersey

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BizWorld.org, a global non-profit providing hands-on and engaging entrepreneurship education programs for elementary and middle school children, announced that, after a successful pilot program last spring, Edison Township Public Schools is implementing its BizWorld® program in every third-grade classroom in the school district starting March 2015. A total of 55 third grade classrooms across 10 schools will participate in the

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EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards – Nominate An Entrepreneur for 2015

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EY Entrepreneur Of The Year has been celebrating entrepreneurs for more than 25 years. As the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs, it has grown to 25 programs in the US, and the global program now spans more than 60 countries. In the more than 25 years that the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards have honored entrepreneurial excellence

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Non-Profit Online Incubator for Global Entrepreneurs – Applications Due (12-31-14)

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We are a non-profit that educates and supports global entrepreneurs. We have the world’s first online global entrepreneurship program. We facilitate introductions to investors, professional service providers, and other entrepreneurs. Using our exclusive Roadmap to Entrepreneurial Success we have helped entrepreneurs raise over $100 million. Are you a global entrepreneur? A global entrepreneur systematically seeks out and conducts new and

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Dr. David Hung of Medivation Wins EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Award for 2014

Dr. David Hung, MD, founder, President and CEO of Medivation, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the rapid development of therapies to treat cancer and neurodegenerative diseases, has been named the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 National Overall Award winner. The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award, a leading business award for entrepreneurs, encourages entrepreneurial activity and recognizes leaders and

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What is an entrepreneur?

Entrepreneur is a word borrowed from the French words entreprendre, “one who undertakes”—that is, a “manager.” In fact, the word entrepreneur was shaped probably from celui qui entreprend, which is loosely translated as “those who get things done.” In the early eighteenth century, a group of thinkers called the Physiocrats surfaced in France around a school of new economic theory.

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Tax Foundation Report – International Tax Competitiveness Index (2014)

Taxes are a crucial component of a country’s international competitiveness. In today’s globalized economy, the structure of a country’s tax code is an important factor for businesses when they decide where to invest. No longer can a country tax business investment and activity at a high rate without adversely affecting its economic performance. In recent years, many countries have recognized

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US Federal Reserve Report – Mexico’s New Banking Measures Aim to Help Entrepreneurs

The overhaul of Mexico’s banking laws, enacted as part of President Enrique Peña Nieto’s wide-ranging economic and business structural changes, could address the banking system’s greatest weakness: the availability of credit for small- and medium-sized business, while enhancing regulatory oversight and transparency. Arguably the banking system’s greatest weakness involves small and medium-sized businesses’ difficulty obtaining credit. Only 32 percent of

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Endeavor Report – Fairchild Semiconductor and Growth of Silicon Valley

Endeavor Insight, supported by Omidyar Network, recently released a new report that analyzes the development of the world’s most well-known entrepreneurship hub. The report, entitled “How Did Silicon Valley Become Silicon Valley,” includes new data that is being shared publicly for the first time. Endeavor has conducted similar research on entrepreneurship ecosystems around the world, including in Argentina, Colombia, Turkey,

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Forbes Report – America’s Most Entrepreneurial Universities (2014)

For the second time, Stanford University out-muscled its East Coast rivals to top the FORBES 2014 most entrepreneurial universities list. Silicon Valley’s reach has extended across California, as the state’s schools took over half of this year’s top ten spots. FORBES ranked 50 of the nation’s most entrepreneurial research universities based on their entrepreneurial ratios. They defined this metric as

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