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Why Venture Capital Misses The Big Ideas

By | Sep 12, 2017 at 6:30 pm

For most people, “innovation” means what we invest in: Where’s the next Uber or Lyft? But there’s been very little innovation in how we find ideas. As one tangible example, most of the venture capital process today is a “one size fits all” system…

Business

Entrepreneurs and Innovators Take Center Stage In Super Bowl Ads

By | Feb 6, 2012 at 12:40 pm

We already covered a couple times (here and here) how this years Super Bowl would be different as it offered more social and mobile interactivity than ever. Now I want to focus on the fact that a few of the Super Bowl advertisements put…

Startup

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Cereal for Dinner Again? Weekly Eats Can Help Get You Out of Your Food Rut

By | Dec 9, 2011 at 11:00 am

Winners of DC’s Startup Weekend, Weekly Eats are ones to keep your eye on. Not only did they claim the top spot in the capital’s weekend competition in late November – they were the highest placing US team in the recent Global Startup Battle….

Entrepreneur

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Nick Seguin from Kauffman Foundation Seeks People Looking To Change The World

By | Apr 25, 2011 at 6:49 pm

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is one of the largest non-profit organizations focused on fostering entrepreneurship. We have covered some of Kauffman’s recent endeavors from Kauffman Labs to the more recently launched Startup America. So we were excited when we had a chance to sit…

Entrepreneur

DC

White House Startup America Partnership Looks To Foster Innovation

By | Jan 31, 2011 at 10:08 am

Today as part of President Obama’s national strategy to stimulate economic growth and the creation of quality jobs, the White House announced the launch of the Startup America Partnership. Lead by chairman Steve Case, the co-founder of AOL, CEO of Revolution LLC and chairman…

Events

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National Entrepreneurship Day DC Town Hall Video

By | Nov 28, 2010 at 3:00 pm

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim November 14 through November 20, 2010, as National Entrepreneurship Week. I…

Entrepreneur

Startup Founders Wanted: Kauffman Labs Education Ventures Seeks Entrepreneurs

By | Aug 6, 2010 at 10:53 pm

The Kauffman Foundation recently launched Kauffman Labs, a new program aimed at helping to seed fund and mentor business founders with the goal of putting them on the fast track to startup success. The first phase of the program is searching for aspiring entrepreneurs…

Entrepreneur

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The State of Entrepreneurship 2010

By | Jan 19, 2010 at 4:02 pm

The Kauffman Foundation State of Entrepreneurship Address was presented by Kauffman President and CEO Carl Schramm at the National Press Club in Washington, DC today. I was on hand to see it live and the event was also streamed live on the Internet. I…