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Here’s a Survival Guide for the Millennial Entrepreneur

By | Dec 29, 2014 at 8:00 am

Entrepreneurship is hot – and Millennials everywhere are choosing to take the entrepreneur route than the more traditionally popular course into corporate America. According to data gathered in 2013 by Rasmussen College, of those Millennials currently at the typical 9-to-5 job, 71 percent desire to quit and work…

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25 Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs [VIDEO]

By | Dec 28, 2014 at 6:00 pm

What does it take to become a successful entrepreneur? Does it help to be a creative person? Or maybe is it more beneficial if you’re numbers-driven? For startup founders, it’s a thought that’s undoubtedly always running through their minds. Entrepreneur looked precisely at the…

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Social Media Use by Marketers Crucial, but UK Firms can Face Fines without Management Software

By | Dec 21, 2014 at 2:22 pm

As the world of marketing centers around customers, it is primarily dictated by their preferences and trends. Although the use of social media is now a popular tool in any marketer’s arsenal, there is still a certain amount of ambiguity over how to use…

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A Career Guide to Becoming a Computer Programmer or Engineer

By | Dec 15, 2014 at 4:30 pm

In a recent ranking of the highest-paying starting salaries per college major, lines of study connected to engineering or computing dominated most of the top spots. While this information is certainly useful for those wanting to get into some pretty lucrative fields post-college, it’s…

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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…