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    Edulink launches international journal on entrepreneurship

    Edulink International Campus, once again plays the role of being a leader in the education industry in nurturing entrepreneurship amongst the youth in the country by launching an international journal on entrepreneurship titled as ‘International Journal of Management and Entrepreneurship’. The aim of this publication is to share knowledge among students and the public to […]

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    Lagos unveils website for undergraduate entrepreneurship scheme

    LAGOS State government has opened a website, Ready.Set.Work (RSW), to register final year students of tertiary institutions in the state for entrepreneurship and employability scheme designed to equip them with the right skills to add value to the society. Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh, said that a total of […]

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    5 Strategies for Getting Press for Your Small Business

    Small business owners have a lot on their plate. Oftentimes they’re doing it all — ordering inventory, responding to customers, managing employees. Marketing their company is the last thing on their mind. And with a smaller budget than large corporations, hiring a PR firm to do the legwork isn’t always feasible. But that doesn’t mean […]

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    Millennial entrepreneurs really do want different things

    You’ve probably heard that millennials are different. They are more likely to prefer cooking at home than their elders. They want to buy from and invest in companies that have a purpose and an eye on social good. They’re over the idea of collecting stuff. You get the idea. A lot of these points of […]

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    Top 5 Personality Traits Investors Look for in an Entrepreneur

    People often ask me what kind of personality traits successful entrepreneurs possess? I’ve always maintained a mental list, based on my observations over years of meeting with entrepreneurs who have founded, scaled and exited businesses. To explore this further, I thought it might be interesting to gather the perspectives of professional investors at venture capital funds […]

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    On the rise of unproductive entrepreneurs like Travis Kalanick

    Entrepreneurs are universally celebrated, but what if modern day entrepreneurship is creating ventures that do more harm than good? A piece this week in Harvard Business Review by Robert E. Litan and Ian Hathaway reminds us of this point by citing the work of William Baumol, who passed away last month. Baumol’s overarching theory is […]

  • Women Entrepreneurs Are Not Victims of Our Choices

    I’m a huge fan of Gimlet and love their new Brooklyn-based podcast Startup. Yet, as a female tech entrepreneur (I’m the founder and CEO of Stride, a tech startup that’s self funded that my team and I have grown to 60 people in 3 years while I’ve battled cancer and raised 2 kids), a mother, […]

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    These Are 7 TED Talks Every Entrepreneur Must Watch

    4. Dalia Mogahed:  What Do You Think When You Look at Me? As our workplaces become increasingly globalized, it’s important to be cognizant of how we respond to people who are different from us, whether that’s in skin color, culture, religion, or political leanings.  Mogahed, a Muslim scholar, shines a light on the compelling reasons why empathy […]