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Startup City: Miami’s Emerging Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Living Entrepreneurship
Startup City: Miami’s Emerging Entrepreneurial Ecosystem » A new entrepreneurial hub city has emerged far from the sphere of Silicon Valley or the bustling Northeast. That place? Miami.
Students Backing Students: The Rise of the Dorm Room Venture Capitalist
Living Entrepreneurship
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.
How Coca-Cola is Leading Women’s Empowerment in the Developing World
Amplifying Social Innovation
How Coca-Cola is Leading Women’s Empowerment in the Developing World » What does it mean to empower women? For the Coca-Cola Company, women’s empowerment takes form in 5by20, a global initiative to enable the economic empowerment of 5 million women entrepreneurs across the company’s value chain by 2020.
Growing the Maker Movement at American Field
Living Entrepreneurship
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
Living Entrepreneurship
Swimming With The Sharks » Entrepreneurs who have pitched on Shark Tank share their experiences an advice for those seeking a swim with the sharks.
Changing the Status Quo in Venture Capital
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Changing the Status Quo in Venture Capital » Only about 1% of all businesses in the United States ever receive venture financing, and for women, the slice of the VC pie is even smaller.
From Battlefield to Boss
Living Entrepreneurship
From Battlefield to Boss » In cities and towns across the country, today more than 2.4 million small businesses are veteran-owned.
Slow Money Investing Takes Root
Amplifying Social Innovation
Slow Money Investing Takes Root » An emerging cadre of enterprising investors and entrepreneurs is committed to turning this situation around, and making money in the process. Food entrepreneurs are revitalizing dozens of old businesses, and starting hundreds of new ones, based on sustainable farming and food production methods.
Mapping the Entrepreneurial Spirit
Living Entrepreneurship
Mapping the Entrepreneurial Spirit » What makes certain places more entrepreneurial than others?
Keeping It In The Family
Living Entrepreneurship
Keeping It In The Family » My two sisters and I have always had the family business itch, but it took a few years—and a pregnancy—to come up with the right idea.