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The Original Entrepreneurs: Artists and Designers

In today's society, and in business in particular, innovation has become the Big Thing. The Prize. The Holy Grail. "If you're not innovating, you're going backwards," according to Virgin Founder and CEO Richard Branson.<p><b>Entrepreneurial Spirit</b><p>If innovation is so valued in our society, then the …

Structured higher education can spur entrepreneurial ambitions: NYU study

<b>Bengaluru:</b> Structured higher education, provided the environment is conducive, can spur entrepreneurial ambitions, according to research by New York …

Higher Education

CurrencyFair raises $8.9 million for online currency exchange

Dublin-based currency exchange marketplace CurrencyFair has raised €8 million (about $8.9 million) in a new funding round led by Octopus Ventures and appointed new chief marketing officer Nils Andén.<p>New investor Proxy Ventures and previous investor Frontline Ventures also participated in the …

A Young Lupus Patient and Her Innovative Business Training Program

Back in 1988 a bright young woman came to NFTE and permanently changed how we saw youth entrepreneurship education.<p>NFTE students that year<p>At the time, I was teaching a program for young people with lupus, sponsored by the JM Foundation. I had never heard of this disease before, and I was not aware …

6 Signs That You Should Stop a Business Expansion in Its Tracks

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For entrepreneurs, embarking on a business expansion is often a point of pride -- a clear sign that their vision is coming to life and customers are finally recognizing the value of their company. Yet, expansion remains risky, …

Business Strategy