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Big Business, Startup Mentality
Living Entrepreneurship
Big Business, Startup Mentality » The oft-told story of a small startup innovating to greatness stands in contrast to the narrative of a large company caught in the innovator’s dilemma: protecting its current business by ignoring opportunities that could disrupt the status quo. In corporate environments, intrapreneurs fight bureaucracy, outdated processes, groupthink, and sheer inertia.
Crowdfunding Social Entrepreneurs, Part II
Amplifying Social Innovation
Crowdfunding Social Entrepreneurs, Part II » Social investment platforms are as diverse as the challenges they seek to address. They share a common goal of having a positive effect and supporting social causes, but approach community engagement and fundraising differently.
Got a Great Idea? Prove It
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Got a Great Idea? Prove It » Entrepreneurs by temperament are gushing wells of inspiration—new businesses, new solutions to old problems, and new approaches. In those first bursts of imagination, an opportunity appears suddenly obvious, even if the path to success will be long and full of false starts. And, then, another idea might manifest, seeming as brilliant as the first.
Octopus, Social Innovation, and the Power of Narrative
Amplifying Social Innovation
Octopus, Social Innovation, and the Power of Narrative » instead of simply giving money to accelerate social good, Omidyar Network behaves like a venture capital firm, investing in global businesses whose result is public good.
Small Business and Big Tech
Living Entrepreneurship
Small Business and Big Tech » Technology fuels small businesses such as the Cranberry Cove Ferry, even when it’s as invisible as the shoreline in a storm.
Opportunity Focus: Corporate Suppliers
Living Entrepreneurship
Opportunity Focus: Corporate Suppliers » The most inspiring business idea goes exactly nowhere without customers, and for business-to-business (B2B) services, that means persuading someone to part with corporate money.
The Startup of You
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
The Startup of You » For today’s young adults, the old-fashioned career ladder concept simply doesn’t make sense. To be successful, Millennials must think of themselves as entrepreneurs, regardless of career path.