A Must Read Book for the Educated Class

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Mamaw isn’t educated and, in fact, scorns “elites” but knows that if J.D. and complete his final arc from lawyer to entrepreneur to venture capitalist and this final leap is a very hard one to make, indeed. I just finished Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance.

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Invested.in Powers Business Education Fundraising Site

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Los Angeles-based Invested.in , the online fundraising site run by Alon Goren, is powering a new effort to help educators raise money for educational programs from the BizWorld Foundation. According to The BizWorld Foundation and Invested.in, the two are partnering on a fully customized fundraising portal, which will help educators raise money to purchase BizWorld's educational programs for their classroom.

Schoolofbookkeeping Looks To Tackle Online Accouting Education

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The startup''s founders include Eric David Greenspan, a serial entrepreneur who previously founded such companies as MakeItWork. schoolofbookkeeping bookkeeping accounting education video videos online learning startup A new, Santa Barbara-based startup, Schoolofbookkeeping.com , launched this week, offering up online courses for bookkeepers, accountants, business owners, and accounting students.

OK, So Maybe Not ALL MBA Entrepreneurs Are Oxymorons

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MBA’s are an easy target for entrepreneurs’ scorn. I too have taken shots at MBA’s, describing why they are not typically well suited for startup life in Why Entrepreneurs Hate (Most) MBAs. Ventures In Which An MBA Education Is A Plus. Entrepreneur

Los Angeles investors and entrepreneurs launch PledgeLA, a diversity and inclusion program

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Demographics at funds and startups will also be under the microscope, since signatories have agreed to report on their composition by race, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability status, immigration status, veteran status, educational attainment, socioeconomic origin, tenure at a firm.

Why Entrepreneurs Hate (Most) MBAs

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Someone on Quora recently asked me to answer the following question: Why Do Digital Entrepreneurs Hate MBAs? Tech entrepreneurs' consternation with MBAs does not rise to the level of loathing. A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes.

STEAM Carnival's Education Combines Robots, Lasers, Cotton Candy

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What do you get when you cross science and technology education with a carnival? engineering school stem entertainment education tech high bushnell brent nolan twobitcircus carnival steam

Schoolofbookkeeping Looks To Tackle Online Accounting Education

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The startup''s founders include Eric David Greenspan, a serial entrepreneur who previously founded such companies as MakeItWork, along with Seth David. startup learning online videos video education accounting bookkeeping schoolofbookkeeping A new, Santa Barbara-based startup, Schoolofbookkeeping.com , launched this week, offering up online courses for bookkeepers, accountants, business owners, and accounting students.

Understanding Your True Character as an Entrepreneur

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In it there is one small ask – a small donation to Vic’s cause – which is helping build a school in Tibet to educate young girls. ” The post Understanding Your True Character as an Entrepreneur appeared first on Bothsides of the Table.

California Lutheran University Names Executive- and Entrepreneur-In-Residence

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Thousand Oaks-based California Lutheran University and its School of Management said on Monday that it has named both an Executive-In-Residence and Entrepreneur-In-Residence to the school. The school said Primo Custodio, most recently VP for Human Resources at NBC Universal, will become Executive-in-Residence for the business school, and Jim Cathcart, a motivational speaker and author, becomes Entrepreneur-in-Residence. california lutheran university school education management

Entrepreneurs Thinking Inside the Box

Xconomy

Hackathons usually involve thinking outside of the box. But for myself and four other MIT students, brainstorming, eating, and sleeping inside a 16-foot by 16-foot glass cube on campus for four days straight in mid-September proved just as effective at getting our creative juices flowing.

Stage 32: An Education Hub For Entertainment Industry Creatives

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by providing cutting-edge online education to a global population of people looking to make it in the ever-evolving entertainment industry. There’s a community feel even to our education. And the ability to bring education to the world has been our intention from day one.”. In the past year alone the company has amassed over 1k hours of educational content and generated over $1 million. Educating the next generation of media talent.

Entrepreneurs: Take the time to celebrate your exit.

Berkonomics

But what most entrepreneurs fail dramatically at is to celebrate the moment. Not many founders or entrepreneurs do experience the success of a favorable sale of the business they dreamed would make them rich. The do as all good entrepreneurs do.

What Makes an Entrepreneur? Four Letters: JFDI

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In case it’s not obvious it’s a play on the Nike slogan, “Just Do It.&# ) I believe that being successful as an entrepreneur requires you to get lots of things done. Good entrepreneurs can admit when their course of action was wrong and learn from it.

Clinton and Trump Platform Analysis: Which Is Best for Education Companies?

Xconomy

Tech entrepreneurs are likely considering how hospitable the new leadership might be to their specific industry sectors. Educational technology is one field worth examining, even though education hasn’t been a front-burner issue in the final months of the campaign. Both Hillary Clinton and her Republican rival Donald Trump say they’d spend billions on educational reforms, and while their visions diverge, they have some points in common.

Boston Startup School Launches | Education 2.0

Tech Zulu Event

The diligence and tireless effort paid off and as a result came a hand-selected class 75 future entrepreneurs eager to begin their next adventure in life and to eventually join on with a local startup.

Inspiring the Next Generation of Female Entrepreneurs

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Hundreds of founders, speakers, mentors, and students flocked to the University of Southern California on March 28 th , 2015 to be inspired by female entrepreneurs. Some women say that “I don’t want to be labeled as a female entrepreneur, I am just an entrepreneur”.

Why Teenagers Make Great Entrepreneurs

Xconomy

Entrepreneurs and venture capitalists have weighed in from time to time and their answers tend to fall into two camps. High school students also make great entrepreneurs because of their natural open-mindedness and drive to take risks. Entrepreneurship education is a great start.

President Obama Stresses Jobs, Education In First Silicon Beach Visit

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In the first time that President Barack Obama has paid a special visit to the epicenter of Southern California''s high tech industry, the President spoke for over an hour to an audience of entrepreneurs at Cross Campus , the Santa Monica coworking space, touching on topics around providing an infrastructure for the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Why Aren’t There More Female Entrepreneurs?

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I’m often asked the question about why there aren’t more women who are entrepreneurs. My inspiration to become an entrepreneur came from my mom, not my dad. She was the dominant figure in my family and was both an entrepreneur and a community leader.

Four Questions Entrepreneurs Should Answer Before Dropping Out Of College

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Are you an entrepreneur that is thinking about dropping out of college? However, as made clear in Should Millennial Entrepreneurs Skip College? However, I consistently encounter a handful of young entrepreneurs who are better served by taking a break from school.

Why Startup Entrepreneurs Need to Communicate More Like George Bush Than Al Gore

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I use George Bush vs. Al Gore as allegory and I’ve been using it with entrepreneurs for years to sink in a simple point about how to communicate with the market. Most Silicon Valley tech entrepreneurs I know are more like Al Gore. Entrepreneur Advice

Social Search – What Entrepreneur Needs To Know

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These sites (so far) have managed to balance facilitating product discovery and purchase capabilities with users'' desires to entertain and educate themselves without feeling like they are in a marketplace. A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes.

7 Business Mistakes Serial Entrepreneurs Never Make (Twice)

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As an entrepreneur, I helped create companies which achieved two IPOs and two trade sales totaling $385 million. Fallacy: An entrepreneur’s two most precious assets are time and money. In addition to paying the consultant, you must invest time to educate them.

What Should We Make of Peter Thiel’s “20 Under 20? Education Program?

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Thiel and friends will also agree to mentor these young entrepreneurs. We need to take some risks in education and in innovation in this country so anybody that it trying to break through the traditional mold and try to create a new model ought to be lauded, not attacked. The value of a college education. I am very passionate and on record about the value of education. Education is self discovery. The challenges of a system that aims to educate all equally.

Why Millennial Entrepreneurs Should Never Watch Shark Tank Alone

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The reality television show Shark Tank makes for entertaining content but many of its underlying messages are potentially detrimental to tech entrepreneurs. Thus, emerging entrepreneurs should parse fact from fantasy by watching the show with an experienced business pro.

Startup Children – How To Parent An Entrepreneur (Part I) - Teach Your Children To Create Something Out of Nothing

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I recently answered the question “ What are good ways to raise your children to be entrepreneurs? ” I believe that you cannot teach someone to be an entrepreneur, but that you can teach entrepreneurs. Every entrepreneur is faced with making something out of nothing.

CoFoundersLab Matches Entrepreneurs Scientifically

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They have partnered with Cross Campus to bring education and offline matchmaking events to Santa Monica quarterly. Together they envisioned a Match.com type of site for entrepreneurs to find each other and make things happen.

This Entrepreneur Fought America’s Toughest VCs… And Won

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Adeo Ressi is a serial entrepreneur turned investor and entrepreneur advocate. Adeo Co-Founded the entrepreneur-friendly website The Funded and he is the Founder and CEO of The Founder Institute , whose goal is to create and foster local startup ecosystems across the globe.

Why Entrepreneurs Should Care About Inequality and Divisiveness

Xconomy

It might seem like such events have little to do with entrepreneurs and our innovation economy, but a thriving and inclusive innovation economy is a critical component to bridging the social and economic disparity that is driving our nation apart.

Female Entrepreneurs Panel: Ask Us Anything

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016 -- Female Entrepreneurs Panel: Ask Us Anything. education/female-entrepreneurs-panel-ask-us-anything/los-angeles/27429. General Assembly. Join us for an evening of networking, libations and good conversation with a panel of women sharing their stories of trials, tribulations and success in their endeavors.

Entrepreneurs Should Create A Degree – Not Buy One Off The Rack

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Entrepreneurs create their own jobs, why shouldn’t they also create their own degrees? As described in Should Millennial Entrepreneurs Skip College? most young entrepreneurs benefit greatly from the college experience. A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes.

How This Entrepreneur Went From Poverty To CEO Of A Dead Sexy Startup

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Don began by explaining that his impoverished childhood drove him to a life as an entrepreneur. ". I had never thought about being an entrepreneur. Put on your headset and don''t listen to music, listen to an entrepreneur talk about their journey.

Startup Children – How To Parent An Entrepreneur (Part IV) - Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

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As I note in MBA Education and Other Oxymorons entry, my roommates and I hosted a weekly poker game while attending Wharton. In business, such players are analogous to serial entrepreneurs. Entrepreneur Parenting The FringeNote: This is part IV of a five part series.

From Startup Newsletter To Best Selling Book: How This Entrepreneur Pulled It Off

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Putting their expensive educations to good use, they aptly named their novelty product a "MouseDriver". Wow, we''ve heard about your newsletter, and it seems to be motivating and inspiring entrepreneurs around the country. A version of this article previously appeared on Inc.