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David Tisch to Join Cornell Tech as Head of its Startup Studio

By | Dec 3, 2014 at 4:30 pm

This morning, Cornell University announced that entrepreneur, investor, and Techstars NYC cofounder David Tisch will join Cornell Tech as head of its Startup Studio. In this role, Tisch will work alongside Cornell Tech’s Chief Entrepreneurial Office and former Twitter CTO, Greg Pass, to develop the capstone…

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Stanford Beats Out Harvard in Most Recent Ranking of Best MBA Programs

By | Dec 2, 2014 at 8:00 pm

If you didn’t already believe that everyone wants in on the startup life, then the most recent rankings on the best MBA programs should hopefully put you in the believer camp. For the first time since 2010 (when the rankings were first compiled), Harvard…

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Learn About the 9 Key Frameworks of Entrepreneurship from Stanford [VIDEO]

By | Dec 2, 2014 at 7:00 am

If you’re new to entrepreneurship and haven’t yet touched a book on the topic – let alone taken a course on it – give yourself twenty minutes this week to watch this video from Stanford University to learn about the 9 key frameworks of…

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Learn.Onevest Launches as an Educational Resource for Startup Founders and Investors

By | Nov 21, 2014 at 4:30 pm

Onevest, the online equity crowdfunding platform that connects early-stage startups with accredited investors, has announced the launch of Learn.Onevest, a free peer-to-peer learning platform for entrepreneurs and investors. This new education platform for startups is the result of a partnership with General Assembly, Draper…

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A Closer Look at the US Government’s Cloud First Project

By | Nov 19, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Back in 2010, President Barack Obama announced that he would spearhead a federal government ‘Cloud First’ initiative that would aim to streamline IT services delivery. Little by little, federal agencies have begun implementing cloud into their workflows which has saved the federal government up…

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Girls in Tech Launches the Global Classroom

By | Nov 18, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Call it a new online learning platform that will connect girls across the world access to online courses, tools, and resources to help them improve their knowledge in STEM related fields. The platform is The Girls in Tech Global Classroom and it will launch this December….

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‘Erec Makes a Fire’ Teaches Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship to Kids

By | Nov 18, 2014 at 4:30 pm

It’s never too early to start getting your kids passionate about entrepreneurship. Not only does it encourage free-thinking, but it can also help to establish a sense of self-identity, and teach them all the other principles associated with running a business that can help…

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Here are Some Facts on Billion-Dollar Startup Unicorns

By | Nov 14, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Ah, the startup unicorn – the one that investors are interminably trying to find, and the one that most startups aspire to become. For those that get into this startup realm, being the next billion-dollar company is the ultimate goal and desire. I mean,…

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Arkansas Startup Week Announces Events to Support Entrepreneurs

By | Nov 10, 2014 at 9:00 am

“Entrepreneurship is a right that everyone has the opportunity to pursue. The Arkansas Venture Center is going to be a place where we can support people who are bold enough to go after entrepreneurship.” -Jordan Carlisle, Little Rock Chamber of Commerce. Through startup acceleration, corporate innovation,…

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Military Veteran Entrepreneurs Saluted by SBA, Featured on Shark Tank

By | Nov 6, 2014 at 12:30 pm

In this White House memo, President Obama notes that during National Veterans Small Business Week, “we celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit that is crucial to developing the products, services, and ideas that fuel our economy, and we pay tribute to the veterans behind them.” The…

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International Startup Competitions & Why Your Startup Should Get Involved

By | Nov 6, 2014 at 9:00 am

For any budding startup company, there are a plethora of advantages to competing in a startup competition. But after competing in a dozen local competitions, what’s next? Surprisingly, there are many notable international startup competitions out there which accept participants from any country, and…

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A Guide to 13 Last-Minute Tech Halloween Costumes You Can Make at Home

By | Oct 31, 2014 at 12:30 pm

Happy Halloween! Do you have a costume, yet? Because I don’t. Last night, I considered going into a pop-up Halloween costume store near Union Square in downtown Manhattan, and decided against it after realizing that I would have had to wait 30 minutes in…

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How to Position Yourself for a Career in the New Tech Economy [VIDEO]

By | Oct 28, 2014 at 2:30 pm

At this year’s Tech Cocktail Celebrate Conference, one of the panel discussions – titled “Growing the Talent Pool” – focused on strategies through which public and private entities can support a growing talent pool within their communities. While the main points of the discussion centered…

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5 Ways Thought Leadership Can Transform Your Startup

By | Oct 27, 2014 at 6:30 pm

What does Nilofer Merchant, Naval Ravikant and Robert Scoble have in common? They are considered thought leaders in specialized industries. This “business jargon” is considered a very strong tool in an effective content marketing strategy. It helps establish a company or individual as an expert, adding…

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Season 2 of Emmy-Nominated ‘The Future Starts Here’ Premieres Today

By | Oct 23, 2014 at 9:00 pm

The Emmy-nominated online series, The Future Starts Here, premiered today. Created by Webby Awards founder and filmmaker Tiffany Shlain, the series documents what it’s like to be a person living in our modern, digital age, exploring the ways through which technology has affected the ways…

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Coca-Cola Bridge Program Connects Israeli Startups to Global Ecosystem [Video]

By | Oct 22, 2014 at 10:00 am

The Coca-Cola Company started a 6-month program for the Israeli entrepreneurial community called The Bridge, with the aim of  connecting Israeli startups to all major global markets including the U.S., Europe, Africa, Eurasia, and the Pacific. According to this article, Coca-Cola reached out to Israel’s startup network (angels,…

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4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Bootstrap Continuing Education

By | Oct 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm

In a world largely driven by a digital economy based online, it’s easier than ever to start a business with little to no overhead. Bootstrapping reduces your financial risk and allows you to get set up and running quicker than you’d be able to…