Living Entrepreneurship

Technology has evolved. The economy has shifted. The world has changed. And, today, entrepreneurship is much more than just starting a business. More than ever, the social, economic, and environmental issues confronting our world require solutions that only entrepreneurship, broadly defined, is uniquely capable of delivering. Keep up with the trends, practices, and research on entrepreneurial leadership in organizations of all types and sizes.

Students Backing Students: The Rise of the Dorm Room Venture Capitalist
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Students Backing Students: The Rise of the Dorm Room Venture Capitalist » Rough Draft Ventures' peers-funding-peers model gives young entrepreneurs access to equity-free capital and resources, and gives students access to learning about the Venture Capital industry. Above all, it encourages entrepreneurship and creates a community of student founders that have gone on to launch successful ventures after graduation.
Care.com’s Sheila Lirio Marcelo’s Advice for Entrepreneurial Women
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Care.com’s Sheila Lirio Marcelo’s Advice for Entrepreneurial Women » In the early 2000s, the Yellow Pages just weren’t cutting it. At least not for Sheila Lirio Marcelo, who was struggling to find care for her newborn child and her ailing father. Her struggle to find suitable care inspired her to develop a better solution for families everywhere.
TripAdvisor’s Stephen Kaufer on Shifting from Founder to CEO
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TripAdvisor’s Stephen Kaufer on Shifting from Founder to CEO » Stephen Kaufer has been with TripAdvisor throughout its 16-year journey from B2B vertical search engine to becoming the world’s largest travel site. Along the way, he has steered the company through pivots, sales, acquisitions and an IPO, to become an industry-leader in a highly competitive and rapidly evolving market.
Growing the Maker Movement at American Field
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Growing the Maker Movement at American Field » For entrepreneur Mark Bollman the concept of American Made isn't a trend or passing fad. It's a movement showcasing the best in American made goods, and the entrepreneurs behind them.
Swimming With The Sharks
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Swimming With The Sharks » Entrepreneurs who have pitched on Shark Tank share their experiences an advice for those seeking a swim with the sharks.
One on One with Innovation Leaders
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One on One with Innovation Leaders » With so many organizations thinking about and fueling their business innovation engines, we went straight to the source for perspective from five Boston innovators about what’s working today.
Outgrowing the Startup
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Outgrowing the Startup » For startups with staying power, growing the business is often a primary goal, trading speed for scale. But, does that growth and transition to major-player status mean a business outgrows its startup roots?
Gail Simmons on Creating a Career
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Gail Simmons on Creating a Career » “What is food but a huge window into every culture in the world?”
Investing in Women: A Conversation with Tory Burch
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Investing in Women: A Conversation with Tory Burch » If net worth were measured in shoes, today Tory Burch is worth more than 4 million of her signature Reva ballet flats. Is there a secret to her success? In retrospect, she says it’s scary to think how little she knew at the outset, but her motivation to challenge herself and be open to new experiences has never wavered.
Business Takes Center Stage
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Business Takes Center Stage » Some of the brightest, most creative, entrepreneurial minds in business work for museums, symphonies, dance companies, and other arts organizations. Many of these executives and directors come from creative backgrounds with no formal business training, so success often hinges on building relationships with partners who have complementary skill sets.