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Is Entrepreneurship Education Weakening in America?

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Americans no longer perceive that their schools and universities are training them to become entrepreneurs the way they did only a few years ago.  Between 2009 and 2012, the percentage of Americans who believe that their education made them more … Continue reading

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Is Our Education System Hurting Entrepreneurship?

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In a world beset by economic challenges, cultural discord and environmental deterioration, the English philosopher Sir Ken Robinson believes he has the solution to man’s most fundamental problems: Imagination. An evolved notion of creativity is humanity’s defining trait, Robinson says, … Continue reading

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Top 3 Back Of An Envelope Start-up Ideas

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  This certainly puts a new spin on the old elevator pitch idea. Any aspiring entrepreneur needs to be able to quickly and concisely articulate their big idea to grab attention, captivate their fleeting audience and provoke enough curiosity so … Continue reading

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5 Reasons You Need Interns to Build Your Business

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You probably don’t wake up every morning (or any morning for that matter) and think about how you need more 19-year-olds in your life or in order to effectively grow your business. But, maybe you should. I have used college … Continue reading

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La Idea Seeks Entrepreneurs

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Today, the U.S. Department of State, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Accion announced good news for small businesses: the Latin American Idea (La Idea) Partnership will extend its business pitch competition deadline to 5:00pm EDT on … Continue reading

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N-Vision, ideas for a brighter tomorrow, pitch contest

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Do you have an idea for a new product or service?  One of this year’s newest attractions at the Nebraska State Fair will be the N-Vision pitch contest.  N-Vision is an elevator pitch competition to promote innovation and entrepreneurship among … Continue reading

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