Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

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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Pepperdine University Honors Robert W Price with Community Service Awards

Pepperdine University Announced the Winners of the 7th Annual George Awards Presented in Santa Monica, California, the awards recognize a select number of students, alumni, faculty, and corporate partners who exemplify integrity, stewardship, courage, and compassion, while enriching the business world through their superior skills and entrepreneurial spirit. “The legacy and dedication of George Graziadio is carried on through the

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BizWorld Supports Teaching Entrepreneurship To Third Graders in New Jersey

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

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)

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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