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2014-03-17 23:02:35

Kauffman Foundation to release 12 eBooks featuring topics published on its healthcare entrepreneurship website, eMed. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 The Kauffman Foundation today launched an eBook series featuring insights from healthcare entrepreneurs who share their real-world experiences with other founders making their way in the healthcare space. The inaugural eBook in the series, released today, addresses one of the greatest challenges for healthcare entrepreneurs: access...

2014-02-05 23:31:40

The Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge is an annual contest presented by the Eugenio Pino and Family Global Entrepreneurship Center at Florida International University. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 EarlyShares, a funding platform that connects smart investors with unique opportunities, today announced that its Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer Heather Schwarz-Lopes has joined the judging panel of the 2014 Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge. The Miami Herald Business...

2013-12-09 08:25:29

Socially Minded Startup, MANA Nutrition, Wins Weekly National Competition; Three New Contestants Are Announced KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dream Big America, the first-ever live nationally syndicated radio show pitting startup business ventures against each other, and broadcast on Doug Stephan's Good Day Show (www.dougstephan.com) each Tuesday at 9:10 am EST, announces MANA Nutrition as this week's winner. Mark Moore, CEO of MANA Nutrition (www.mananutrition.org),...

2013-10-17 23:25:17

Collaboration with UP Global and industry leaders aims to foster entrepreneurial and economic growth, and provide small business owners with the resources they need to succeed. (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Mediaplanet Publishing announced the launch of “Empowering Entrepreneurs,” a cross-platform campaign that was distributed in September as a 12-page print publication within the San Francisco Chronicle, and digitally across a network of online platforms, reaching over 2 million readers....

2013-09-12 23:25:39

New book presents the results of the authors' interviews with over 200 entrepreneurs across 12 cities to find the obstacles that are undermining their efforts to launch new businesses, expand existing young firms, and create jobs. Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Wiley is pleased to announce the publication of Where the Jobs Are: Entrepreneurship and the Soul of the American Economy, a provocative new book by John Dearie, Executive Vice President for Policy at the Financial...

2013-09-04 23:18:18

University’s successes are featured in Kauffman Foundation white papers. Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Arizona State University’s unique approach to entrepreneurship education is featured in two white papers recently published by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation that explore the state of entrepreneurship education on college campuses.     The papers, which were released Aug. 1, detail the results of the Kauffman Campuses Initiative, which...

2013-08-27 16:23:33

WELLESLEY, Mass., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The groundbreaking book, Worthless, Impossible and Stupid: How Contrarian Entrepreneurs Create and Capture Extraordinary Value, has been authored by Daniel Isenberg, Professor of Entrepreneurship Practice at Babson Executive and Enterprise Education and founding Executive Director of the Babson Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Project. Worthless, Impossible and Stupid is founded on Isenberg's thirty-one years as an entrepreneur,...

2013-08-20 23:21:20

Streamed Live August 27, 2013, 1:10 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT Kansas City, Mo. (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 As a rapidly growing online funding option for early-stage companies, crowdfunding often generates more questions than answers for startups. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation will provide some answers in a presentation by Slava Rubin, cofounder of international crowdfunding platform Indiegogo, streamed live on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 from 1:10 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT. With hundreds of...

2013-08-14 23:20:05

New Engine/Kauffman Foundation research lists top 10 metro areas with highest tech startup density. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 High-tech startups are a key driver of job creation throughout the United States, according to research released today by technology policy coalition Engine and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Though they start lean, new high-tech companies grow rapidly in the early years, adding thousands of jobs along the way. In fact, high-tech startup job...

2013-07-31 23:30:19

Prepr Foundation is sponsoring Startup Weekend Edu, a 54-hour event that brings entrepreneurs and educators together to solve educational challenges and launch startups. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Prepr Foundation is pleased to announce the sponsorship of Startup Weekend Edu, an event that is “No Talk, All Action” and seeks to solve educational challenges with practical tech solutions. On the weekend of Aug 9-11, a passionate group of educators, designers and entrepreneurs will...