The New Millennial Life: What does being an entrepreneur mean to a young person?

Often, when defining an “entrepreneur”, often Virgin’s Richard Branson or Apple’s Steve Jobs come up. These are definitely entrepreneurs, but from a specific era who grew empires worth may Billions of dollars. With entrepreneurship becoming a more common (and at time necessary) part of life for everyday people, it is time to re-define the image of an […]

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Startups vs. Businesses: Defining Your Venture Along the Way

What’s the difference between a start-up and a business? During a recent #StartUpEdu course, one big thing that stood out to me was how startups specifically differ from big companies. Particularly: #Startups are not smaller versions of big companies. #StartUpEdu (at @oisenews) http://t.co/AwPaIGqxwY — Daniel Francavilla (@francavilla) May 27, 2014 Startups are not smaller versions of large companies. […]

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Are Entrepreneurs Alone?

Although it may look (or feel) that way at first, entrepreneurship is not a lone pursuit. Every individual entrepreneur (and their new enterprise) is part of an existing ecosystem. Ecosystems and the networks within them include customers, suppliers and providers, government and other regulatory bodies, and trade associations. For an ecosystem to thrive, it needs to be inclusive […]

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Endless Entrepreneurship Education

“I see life almost like one long University education that I never had — everyday I’m learning something new.” – Richard Branson While running my business, I haven’t received an operating manual, a list of office rules to follow, or an orientation – but I’ve learned through online resources, conferences, networking events, videos and of course, the actual experience […]

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