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Should I Participate in a Business Accelerator? Should I Participate in a Business Accelerator?
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Even some experienced entrepreneurs don't understand how business accelerators operate and what they can do. Read More... Read More...
Author: Jon Eckhardt
Gimme Shelter: ABODO's Slocum Talks About his Apartment-Hunting Breakthrough Gimme Shelter: ABODO's Slocum Talks About his Apartment-Hunting Breakthrough
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Alec Slocum started his smartphone-based apartment-hunting service, ABODO, after being frustrated in his own search for shelter. He sat down recently with Jon Eckhardt to talk about how he launched Read More... Read More...
Category: Interviews
Author: Jon Eckhardt
How Eric Martell Cooked up a 'Digital Food Court' How Eric Martell Cooked up a 'Digital Food Court'
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Eric Martell co-founded EatStreet as a 19-year-old to create a "digital food court" and online ordering for mom-and-pop restaurants serving hungry college students. His startup has now grown to 110 Read More... Read More...
Category: Interviews
Author: Jon Eckhardt
The Odyssey of Isomark's Life-Saving Technology The Odyssey of Isomark's Life-Saving Technology
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Joe Kremer's company, Isomark, provides life-saving technology that can detect potentially deadly illnesses early through a simple breath test. In this interview Kremer talks about how Isomark was Read More... Read More...
Category: Interviews
Author: Jon Eckhardt
How Matt Younkle Changed Music Collecting How Matt Younkle Changed Music Collecting
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Vinyl, CDs or cloud? Meet the entrepreneur behind the service that helps music collectors have it all. Read More... Read More...
Category: Interviews
Author: Jon Eckhardt
The Art of Entrepreneurship, from Toni Sikes of CODAworx The Art of Entrepreneurship, from Toni Sikes of CODAworx
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In her years as an entrepreneur, Toni Sikes has focused on helping artists find people who will pay for their work. Here's her advice for new entrepreneurs. Read More... Read More...
Category: Interviews
Author: Jon Eckhardt
Connecting Business Research to Practice Connecting Business Research to Practice
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Markets are a strong mechanism that force entrepreneurs to produce outputs that are useful to customers. Ironically and sadly, schools that groom future entrepreneurs too often don’t consider Read More... Read More...
For the Best Customer Data, Look Beyond the Market For the Best Customer Data, Look Beyond the Market
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Hobbyists and passionate "early adopters" often point the way to potential commercial successes. Read More... Read More...
Author: Jon Eckhardt
Research Insight: Proven Entrepreneurs May Benefit Less from Partnering With Experienced VCs Research Insight: Proven Entrepreneurs May Benefit Less from Partnering With Experienced VCs
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Like the football execs who try to pick future Super Bowl standouts, VCs often take a chance on businesses led by unproven entrepreneurs. It takes experience to spot the diamond in the rough. Read More... Read More...
Author: Jon Eckhardt
T-Shirt Project Teaches Customer Discovery to Future Entrepreneurs T-Shirt Project Teaches Customer Discovery to Future Entrepreneurs
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Many entrepreneurship professors want to provide students with applied learning experiences. Yet, implementing an applied project in a large, introductory entrepreneurship course can be a challenge. Read More... Read More...
Author: Jon Eckhardt
Technical Specialized Knowledge and Founder Leadership at Initial Public Offering Technical Specialized Knowledge and Founder Leadership at Initial Public Offering
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In 2003 Noam Wasserman introduced the term “Paradox of Success” to describe how software company founders were more likely to be replaced as their startups attracted more capital or went Read More... Read More...
An Interview with David Teece, a Practicing Business Intellectual An Interview with David Teece, a Practicing Business Intellectual
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Professor David Teece is one of the impactful business scholars of his generation. His research has been cited over 128,474 times according to Google Scholar. His work is required reading for Ph.D. Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: Jon Eckhardt
James Wetherbe: How Consulting Connects Colleges to the Real World James Wetherbe: How Consulting Connects Colleges to the Real World
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Academics can make their research more meaningful and useful by engaging with businesses and their real-world problems. Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: Jon Eckhardt
Driving Impactful Research: A Conversation with Charles Dhanaraj Driving Impactful Research: A Conversation with Charles Dhanaraj
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Charles Dhanaraj is the Executive Director of the Translational Research Center at Temple University’s Fox School of Business and the H. F. Lenfest Professor of Strategy. He is an expert in Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: Jon Eckhardt
Producing Research Entrepreneurs Can Use Producing Research Entrepreneurs Can Use
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Entrepreneurs often perceive a gap between research conducted in academia, and the practical problems that they face when building companies. Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: Jon Eckhardt
Ideas Worth Toasting (and Trying) in 2020 Ideas Worth Toasting (and Trying) in 2020
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It's worth noting that "2020" is also a metaphor for clear vision -- something that all people who run a business want but often find elusive when day-to-day challenges interfere. As 2019 ends and Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: Jon Eckhardt
A 2020 Re-Boot for Your Business
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Don't start the new year without revisiting our best advice from 2019. Read More...
Category: Commentary
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