Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Presidential candidates should discuss how they will support entrepreneurship

There are more than 3,000 counties in the United States, yet only 20 of them managed to combine for half of America’s net new business formation in the first five years of this economic recovery, according to a new analysis of Census data by the Economic Innovation Group in Washington, DC. Those 20 counties include parts of Silicon Valley, Southern

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Andrew Grove – Leading the Commoditization of the Microprocessor at Intel

In 1957 Grove immigrated to the United States, a poor immigrant from Budapest, Hungary who barely escaped Nazi occupation. A decade later he managed the launch of Intel, the chipmaker that would help invent the Personal Computer (PC) industry. He was Intel’s President in 1979 and CEO in 1987. He served as Chairman of the Board from 1997 to 2005. While he

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NFAP Study – Immigrants Founded 51% of U.S. Billion-Dollar Startups

Immigrants play a key role in creating new, fast-growing companies, as evidenced by the prevalence of foreign-born founders and key personnel in the nation’s leading privately-held companies. Immigrants have started more than half (44 of 87) of America’s startup companies valued at $1 billion dollars or more and are key members of management or product development teams in over 70

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Roadmap To Success – Successful entrepreneurs and their stories

Founded in 1996 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, we help entrepreneurs launch new businesses, grow them across national borders, and create wealth for their shareholders. We put “global” in global entrepreneurship. 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. Roadmap To Entrepreneurial

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MIT Report – Economic Impact Of MIT Alumni Entrepreneurs

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, MIT adopted a European polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction in applied science and engineering. Entrepreneurship is a strong marker of MIT’s global impact: 23% of MIT alumni’s new firms are founded

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What is the history of entrepreneurship in America?

Entrepreneurship is the vehicle for creating new jobs, generating revenue, advancing innovation, enhancing productivity, and improving business models and processes. Despite the challenges, entrepreneurship has never before been more vital to our economy than it is today. It is our best offense for economic progress and our finest defense against the status quo. Promoting entrepreneurship is in everyone’s best interest.

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What is the entrepreneurial life cycle?

The Entrepreneurial Life Cycle repeats itself in businesses of all sizes, from start-ups in a garage to corporate entrepreneurship activities in global Fortune 500 companies. It starts with an entrepreneur who perceives an opportunity, creates an organization to pursue it, assembles the required resources, implements a practical plan, assumes the risks and the rewards, all in a timely manner for

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Stanford Business Insights – How to Handle Tough Questions During A Presentation

Anyone with a novel idea, from an entrepreneur to a product marketer, should know how to handle a suspicious audience. By nature, human beings are risk averse. People will go to great lengths to avoid potential negative outcomes — much greater lengths than they will go to attain potential positive ones. This orientation toward the status quo often compels us

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India Awakes – Documentary Profiles Entrepreneurs and Economic Development in India

India is coming alive and flourishing economically. In fact, Citigroup estimates that by 2050, it will have the world’s largest economy, larger than China and the United States. For many centuries, only the politically connected and elite prospered in India, while the rest of the population lived in poverty. However, since 1991, 250 million people have been lifted out of

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How does economics connect to entrepreneurship?

Discussions of Why Economics Matters to Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship is seeing some great popularity at universities these days. The concept of entrepreneurship has been in our modern society for thousands of years and in the history of economic study. But we somehow delegate the subject and learning of economics to the academics and policy makers. Almost never are the two subjects

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