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Commentary: University Entrepreneurship: Education or Venture Creation?

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. […]

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How Much Nature do You Need? A Data Company from University of Oregon has an Answer

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 […]

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Entrepreneurs Outside of North America and Europe Saw More Opportunity Last Year

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 […]

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10 Ideas For Building A Jobs-Friendly Community

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, […]