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Announcing Our New Partnership With Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice

Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange (EIX) and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (ETP) have formed an alliance to bring more research-tested advice on how to launch, finance, staff and run Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: David Townsend and Catherine Buday

Meet the Finalists for e-Fest 2023

UPDATE: Here is a link to videos of the 25 finalists presenting their ideas for their ventures.  MINNEAPOLIS, April 3, 2023 -- e-Fest® returns to Minneapolis, MN and the University of St. Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Jennifer Gessner

Leveraging Generative AI Tools Like ChatGPT for Startups and Small Business Growth

Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the way businesses operate, especially with the advent of generative AI tools such as OpenAI's ChatGPT. These cutting-edge technologies offer an array of Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: David Townsend

Succession Planning Should Start Earlier Than You Think

Family businesses everywhere are responding to the succession challenge in profound ways. Preserving cherished family traditions and relationships is just as important as preserving the wealth of the Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Mat Hughes and Mira Bloemen-Bekx

International Women's Day 2023: Resources for Family Business Women

Around the globe, more and more women are taking their careers in their own hands by launching a business. Women represent one of the fastest growing segments of the entrepreneurship population Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Kimberly Eddleston and Catherine Buday

Celebrating International Women's Day 2023

Around the globe, more and more women are taking their careers in their own hands by launching a business. Women represent one of the fastest growing segments of the entrepreneurship population Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Kimberly Eddleston and Catherine Buday

How Professors Can Become Thought Leaders

In 2000, when I was on the Board of Directors at Best Buy, the company decided to launch online shopping. The Best Buy founder and then-CEO Dick Schulze was ready to make a multimillion-dollar Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: James C Wetherbe

New Ways Business Owners Can Use Boards

  While boards of directors are common at large firms and nonprofits, family businesses don't always see their value or understand how to use them well.  However, according to consultant Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

'CHAOS' Brings Order to Family Businesses

Many people make the mistake of thinking that family businesses are simple businesses. Nothing could be further from the truth. The coexistence of two systems with differing ways of thinking—the Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Salvatore Sciascia

Government Organizations Must Innovate Like Entrepreneurs

The public sector has long benefited from partnerships with private sector companies that allow innovation and entrepreneurship to flourish. However, government agencies themselves often struggle to Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Sabra Horne