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Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship and Women in Business Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship and Women in Business
For venture capitalist Ann Winblad, being one of the lone women in a world dominated by men and hearing "no" at three pivotal occasions in her life only made her more determined and resourceful. Read More... Read More...
Author: Ann Winblad
'Champions' Make Diverse Spin-off Teams More Successful 'Champions' Make Diverse Spin-off Teams More Successful
It’s become increasingly popular to commercialize innovation or technology from universities via spin-off companies. However, this process can be challenging because it usually originates in a Read More... Read More...
Entrepreneurship's Moral Minefields: A Conversation with Steve Blank Entrepreneurship's Moral Minefields: A Conversation with Steve Blank
As an entrepreneur, Steve Blank was part of or co-founded eight startups. Today, he’s best known as the Father of Modern Entrepreneurship and credited with launching the Lean Startup movement, Read More... Read More...
Bankers or Brokers? For Favored Firms, VCs Invest More than Dollars Bankers or Brokers? For Favored Firms, VCs Invest More than Dollars
By Emily Pahnke, Ji Youn (Rose) Kim, Michael Howard and Warren Boeker Venture capitalists bankroll invention, but is signing checks the only contribution they make to the world of innovation? Our Read More... Read More...
Author: Emily Pahnke
Encouraging and Supporting Minority Entrepreneurship for Long-Term Success Encouraging and Supporting Minority Entrepreneurship for Long-Term Success
Entrepreneurs and their ventures have a huge impact on the social, political and most of all economic well-being (Light & Rosenstein, 1995) of communities, cities and countries around the world, Read More... Read More...
What it Takes to Build a Four-Generation Business
C. Brito Construction Co., Inc. and C.B Utility Co., Inc. are part of an esteemed four-generation family enterprise recognized as the premier contractor for emergency utility work throughout New Read More...
When entrepreneurs raise entrepreneurs
Family businesses are the backbone of many economies. However, many potential successors of family businesses decide not to join the family business at first, but to become entrepreneurs themselves. Read More...
How Entrepreneurial Legends, Heroes and Meccas are Born How Entrepreneurial Legends, Heroes and Meccas are Born
Entrepreneurship history is filled with events, places and people who are now legendary or even sacred. In the beginning of the 20th century, New York’s Lower East Side became a place where Jewish Read More... Read More...
How Family Business Leaders Can Encourage Both Devotion and Performance
Family businesses have unique strengths and unique problems because they blend two identities -- "family" and "business" -- whose priorities are often at odds. While the family identity nurtures Read More...
The Entrepreneur's Profit Model: A Diagnostic Tool The Entrepreneur's Profit Model: A Diagnostic Tool
Entrepreneurs usually understand that profit is important. But many are less consciously aware of the actual model by which they will (or will not) make money in their ventures. Many have a gut feel, Read More... Read More...

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