Today, virtually every university on the planet has an entrepreneurship course. Most have centers, some run competitions, and a few even run venture capital funds. But all are curious about how these centuries-old institutions interconnect with recent technology and commercialization trends. The soul of entrepreneurship has changed, and our universities are struggling to keep up. […]
For our Startup Spotlights, Times of Entrepreneurship scouted the most successful startups that spun out of top university competitions and programs. The impact of such awards can be many years in the making, especially in the DeepTech space. Name: NatureQuant Interviewee: Jared Hanley, CEO and Founder Which university challenge did you win and when? Or […]
A Princeton Review ranking shows building strength among entrepreneurship programs off the coasts.
Knowledge workers love working at home, but their bosses want them back in the office. The big disconnect could mean that the great resignation leading to a surge in entrepreneurship is likely to continue into 2022. The desire for flexibility is one reason people are looking to resign from their current positions, according to a […]
In the face of the pandemic, it was not the most developed economies where people felt the most confident to start a business. Instead, entrepreneurs from regions such as Latin America, the Middle East and Africa were more likely to see opportunity last year, according to Global Entrepreneurship Monitor’s 2020/2021 report, released Wednesday. The pandemic […]
The cities on the list have many things in common: many are large metropolitan areas, state capitals, and most have more than one university in the area.
Either by choice or need, COVID-19 has pushed many to begin their own entrepreneurial journeys. At first glance, this seems like a miscellany of ventures, but these new businesses have a unifying element: they all started from home. At Times of E, this observation pushed us, in turn, to think about this radical shift in […]
This important news was lost in the pandemic: Earlier this year, Congressional leaders funded research on gun violence for the first time in more than 20 years. Twenty-five million was set to be awarded, to be split between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health. For people who follow […]
Heartland Forward, a new think tank focused on 20 states in the middle of the United States, released an important report on the connection between entrepreneurship and job growth in early May. Communities with strong entrepreneurial ecosystems saw job growth that was 15-34% faster in the period 2010-2017. The report’s authors, Jonas Crews, Ross DeVol, […]