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Creativity Exercise: Connecting Disparate Products, Services, or Concepts Creativity Exercise: Connecting Disparate Products, Services, or Concepts
This classroom exercise encourages students to practice connecting concepts, products or services that they would not normally consider combining. It is a straightforward and stimulating exercise Read More... Read More...
Author: Dan Holland
Following Your Second-Act Dreams When the World Says Don't
(This article is part of America’s Entrepreneurs , a Next Avenue initiative made possible by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation and EIX .) Second-act entrepreneurship is a certifiable trend, Read More...
Category: Features
Author: Chris Farrell
Student Entrepreneurs Grow $40 Million Business Student Entrepreneurs Grow $40 Million Business
Editor's Note: This article and podcast originally appeared as part of "By All Means," a series about entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs produced through a partnership between University of St. Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: James Beal
Social Entrepreneurs Take on Water Scarcity Social Entrepreneurs Take on Water Scarcity
This article and video are part of  America’s Entrepreneurs: Making it Work , a Rewire initiative made possible by the  Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation  and  EIX, the Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary
Trust Your Mentors, and Your Gut
Bernette Dawson named her line of skin care products "Made Organics," which stands for "Mother Approved Daily Essentials." The idea for the business was born after Dawson's son developed a skin Read More...
Category: Commentary
Producing Research Entrepreneurs Can Use Producing Research Entrepreneurs Can Use
Entrepreneurs often perceive a gap between research conducted in academia, and the practical problems that they face when building companies. As recognized by the AACSB—the accrediting body for Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: Jon Eckhardt
Mentorship Helps Mission-Driven Venture Thrive Mentorship Helps Mission-Driven Venture Thrive
Vulnerable women living in Colombia are earning money and improving their lives through jewelry-making, thanks to Artyfactos. The company has found markets for the women's creations in the US and Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary
How Midlife Entrepreneurs Can Reach Their Target Audience
(This article and podcast episode are part of America’s Entrepreneurs , a Next Avenue initiative made possible by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation and EIX, Entrepreneur and Innovation Read More...
Category: Features
5 Reasons to Include a Woman on Your Startup Team 5 Reasons to Include a Woman on Your Startup Team
Despite accounting for more than half of the US population, women are sorely underrepresented in the world of startups and entrepreneurship.  A Harvard study notes that less than 40% of business Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: Karen Brown
Venture Helps Artisans with Special Needs Find Markets Venture Helps Artisans with Special Needs Find Markets
Yad , an eFest2019 finalist company, has a social mission at its heart: it aims to help Guatemalan artisans with special needs express themselves through art, and then find retailers who can help Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary

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