Effort boosts hands-on learning for future entrepreneurs
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — A new effort at a history attraction in suburban Detroit is designed to help offer hands-on learning opportunities to the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Dartmouth starts $200 million construction project
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Construction is getting underway on a $200 million project to integrate engineering, computer science and entrepreneurship at Dartmouth College.
Entrepreneurs flock to University of Oklahoma expo
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The OU Tom Love Innovation Hub turned into a trade show floor recently, as the inaugural Entrepreneurship Expo brought out investors, onlookers and plenty of ideas.
Some came with established ideas, such as Real Kitchen Salsa, the Loveworks, Inc. facilitated company run by middle schoolers. OU alumni living nearby brought their ideas and innovations to share.
Purdue, Notre Dame startups to face off in pitch competition
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Leaders of startups from Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame are expected to participate in a business pitch competition.
The public event will be held Thursday in the Purdue Railyard co-working space in the Kurz Purdue Technology Center in West Lafayette.
Four startups from each school will take part in the competition sponsored by venture capital firm BlueSky Capital and conducted in partnership with the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship.
Hassan to host forum for entrepreneurs
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Entrepreneurs looking for help turning innovative ideas into thriving businesses can attend a forum in Manchester this month.
U.S. Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan is hosting the Innovate NH Entrepreneurship Forum on Nov. 13 at Manchester Community College. The event will include workshops on topics such as funding, creating a business plan, managing social media as a start-up and women business ownership.
Minot State University offers new entrepreneurship path
MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Minot State University is offering a new Bachelor of Science in entrepreneurship this fall.
Students in the new entrepreneurship program are required to take the university's fundamental business courses, in addition to 30 credit hours focused on entrepreneurship, the Minot Daily News reported. Minot State is also offering a certificate in entrepreneurship.
WVU official to lead entrepreneurship efforts
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia University official who has offered guidance to students looking to start their own businesses has been hired for an administrative job on campus that focuses on entrepreneurship.
WVU Provost Joyce McConnell says Carrie White, the former director of the WVU LaunchLab, has been named assistant vice president for entrepreneurship and innovation at the university. White fills the open position following a national search.
Entrepreneurship is in Steve Aoki’s blood
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Palestinian startup company touted as a model for Gaza entrepreneurship is struggling to recover after its office was badly damaged last weekend in an Israeli airstrike.
The office of Haweya for Information Technology was among dozens of buildings damaged on Saturday in a flare up violence between Israel and Hamas, the Islamic militant group that rules Gaza.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University says a foundation has made a $17 million commitment to the university's business college to set up an entrepreneurship center.
Ohio State says the Keenan Family Foundation made the commitment for the Tim and Kathleen Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship. The center will focus on cultivating students' entrepreneurial skills and creating an enriched extracurricular experience around entrepreneurship.
UNO gets $1.8M grant to study black entrepreneurship
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An associate professor of philosophy at the University of New Orleans has been awarded a three-year, $1.8 million grant to study entrepreneurship patterns in urban communities.
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — An entrepreneurship center at the University of New Hampshire has received a $360,000 donation from a charitable foundation to expand several programs.
The Patten Family Foundation also helped fund two pilot programs when the "ECenter" first opened in 2015. The foundation's founder Harry Patten, a UNH graduate, says that he has met many students who never dreamed they could launch their ideas into reality until they were helped by the center.
FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska high school will soon welcome a new coffee shop on campus, created and run by students.
Gering grad returns to talk entrepreneurship, share expertise as TCD unveils remodeled eCenter
SCOTTSBLUFF — Fort Collins inventor and entrepreneur Steve Schmutzer, a 1981 Gering High School graduate, was back in the area Wednesday to share his expertise as Twin Cities Development (TCD) opened its new eCenter.
Case Western Reserve University teams sweep 12th annual LaunchTown Entrepreneurship Awards
Case Western Reserve University teams sweep 12th annual LaunchTown Entrepreneurship Awards
AKRON, Ohio – Two student-led teams from Case Western Reserve University topped the 12th annual LaunchTown Entrepreneurship Awards on April 16 at Well Community Development Corporation (CDC).
LOWELL -- Middlesex Community College recently was awarded a $250,000 grant from the Everyday Entrepreneurs Venture Fund (EEVF) to help support student entrepreneurs.
The money will help students start or expand a small business, which includes a year of business mentoring.
Indiana launches investment fund to help entrepreneurs
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A new Indiana investment fund aims to support entrepreneurship, launch careers and help the next generation of commerce.
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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A nearly $454,000 federal grant will go to help a University of Nebraska-Lincoln project to support youth entrepreneurship in rural communities.
The project partners high school students with rural business owners and will be led by Surin Kim, assistant professor in textiles, merchandising and fashion design and a Nebraska Extension entrepreneurship specialist.
Former Gering man, designer of walker-IV combo, to speak to entrepreneurs as TCD unveils remodeled e-center
SCOTTSBLUFF — Twin Cities Development is planning a busy day for April 25 when its redesigned entrepreneurial eCenter hosts an open house.
Ivanka Trump Meets Women Entrepreneurs in Peru
Rome-Floyd Chamber officials believe the community finds itself uniquely located at the junction where innovation and inspiration come together. Hence Confluence seemed to be the perfect name for a conference seeking to promote a spirit of entrepreneurship that is focused on ideas and developments in cutting-edge technology.
Around the same time as he graduated high school last year, Greenwich native Marc Baghadijan sold his first business.
Tenzing Coburn hopes to start a business that makes it easier for adventure travelers to get ready for their outdoor trips.
UW-Madison professor receives $425,000 grant to study entrepreneurship on campus
What does a community need to foster the type of entrepreneurial environment that will bring jobs and wealth into the region?
That’s what a new study will explore, and UW-Madison will be part of it.
Higher Education Notes: Lineup set for Midwest Entrepreneurship Conference
Numerous speakers, a startup career fair and mentoring are lined up for April 6-7 for the Midwest Entrepreneurship Conference at Metro Community College’s Fort Omaha campus.
KANKAKEE — Kankakee High School is inspiring the next wave of entrepreneurs by giving students a firsthand experience with starting businesses through its INCubator program.
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- ACCESSWIREShen Tong Tells Us Why He Decided to Fund StartupsFebruary 11, 2019
- Globe NewswireTiE Seattle Names SBA Business Woman of the Year Madhu K. Singh and Tech Industry Business Leader Anupam Gupta to Its BoardJanuary 31, 2019
- Globe NewswireThe Dallas Mavericks and 5miles Expand Partnership with EVERFI to Support Digital Entrepreneurship ProgramNovember 13, 2018
Lupo Passero looked around the room and noticed something that struck her as unusual.
Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana has gotten a more than $1.2 million boost from two local foundations for a major capital campaign.
‘Shark Tank’-like program at Thomas Jefferson HS builds entrepreneurial skills
In Barrington, Ill., Julie Thornton heard from neighbors and friends about the great things high school students were doing in their entrepreneurship class.
They started businesses and participated in a "Shark Tank"-like forum, where community members stepped up and offered financial backing.
Chicago firm to oversee new Indiana venture funding push
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Chicago-based firm is preparing to take the reins of a new Indiana-backed venture fund and begin investing up to $250 million this spring.
SiMT holds Entrepreneurship Day to help small-business owners
FLORENCE, S.C. — SiMT Entrepreneurship Day featured an array of speakers and information about business development practices for small-business owners at the Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology on Tuesday.
John Carroll University to join college entrepreneurship network
UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio - John Carroll University has received a $221,500 grant from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation to join an entrepreneurship network.
Business students learn value in making a difference
HICKORY, N.C. (AP) — The bottom line for any business is making a profit, but Lenoir-Rhyne University students in Ralph Griffith's entrepreneurship capstone class this semester are learning profit can be defined any many different ways.
His students have reached out to Unique World Gifts in Hickory to work as consultants to find ways they might be able to help the nonprofit grow.
Real estate, entrepreneurship classes offered through Umpqua Small Business Development Center
The Umpqua Small Business Development Center is offering a variety of classes this spring, including real estate broker’s pre-license training and first steps to starting a business.
FLORENCE, S.C. – SiMT Entrepreneurship Day 2018 will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology Center on the Florence-Darlington Technical College campus.
A new entrepreneurship education program called Libraries as Launchpads is coming to Santa Fe
Downtown Cleveland’s historic Caxton Building is ‘bohemian’ anchor for entrepreneurship (photos)
Downtown Cleveland's historic Caxton Building is 'bohemian' anchor for entrepreneurship (photos)
American Dreamers: Why immigrants start so many businesses
WASHINGTON (AP) — From AT&T's Alexander Graham Bell to Google's Sergey Brin, immigrants have long been more likely than native-born Americans to realize the dream of owning their own company.
"Immigrants are about twice as likely as natives to start new businesses," says Arnobio Morelix, an analyst at the Kauffman Foundation, which promotes entrepreneurship.
Nebraska female inmates enroll in entrepreneurship program
YORK, Neb. (AP) — Entrepreneurship development for prison inmates? Really? Yes, really.
Defy Ventures is offering its entrepreneurship, employment and character development training program at Nebraska Correctional Center for Women for the first time.
American Outlaws founder Korey Donahoo meeting with local entrepreneurs to discuss business trategy
SCOTTSBLUFF — Entrepreneurs help drive new ideas. One Nebraska entrepreneur is visiting Scottsbluff to discuss his initiative and how it could spur others to take the next step with their ideas.
Girl Scouts Learn Entrepreneurship Skills From Selling Iconic Treats
CLARKS GREEN — Believe it or not, those limited-release, delectably crunchy Thin Mints on a table outside of Sam’s Club won’t sell themselves.
Michigan museum to host global gathering of youth inventors
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in suburban Detroit has been selected to host a gathering of youth inventors from around the world.
The STEMIE Coalition's annual National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo takes place June 1 at the museum in Dearborn. Hundreds of inventors are expected.
Maine startup advocate admits sexual misconduct
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A prominent Maine startup advocate has resigned from his post at a business accelerator after admitting he acted inappropriately toward two female colleagues.
Providence aims to help entrepreneurs start their businesses
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence has launched a new program to help entrepreneurs start their own businesses.
Democratic Mayor Jorge Elorza says that up to 100 unemployed and under-employed residents will receive entrepreneurship training and support to start their businesses.
The Center for Women and Enterprise will administer the self-employment program.
EFFINGHAM, S.C. — Nanaefua Eshun believes investing in the lives of youth today will result in stronger and better leadership tomorrow.
West Virginia students can apply to Governor’s School for Entrepreneurship
CHARLESTON — West Virginia high school students can apply to the West Virginia Governor's School for Entrepreneurship from now until Feb. 28, 2018.
CHARLESTON - The West Virginia Governor's School for Entrepreneurship aims to offer high school students the chance to dream about a new business or product and then make it happen.
Cleveland State gets $1M to create entrepreneurship lab
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland State University has received $1 million to create a collaborative, interdisciplinary learning laboratory to foster creative thinking, innovation and entrepreneurship.
The gift from industrial property developer Weston Inc. will be used to create the Weston Ideation Lab within the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the university.