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U.Va. Darden School Survey Shows U.Va. Entrepreneurs’ Significant Impact on Economy

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An in-depth survey of the University of Virginia’s entrepreneurial alumni details their dramatic impact on the international, national and Virginia economies.

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Technology Created at NDSU Licensed to c2sensor

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A technology developed at North Dakota State University, Fargo, creates precise in-the-ground measurement and monitoring of soil and crop conditions which could provide opportunities for greater yields. The technology also has led to a new start-up company. The c2sensor corp., based in the NDSU Technology Incubator, has concluded a license agreement with the NDSU Research Foundation (NDSU/RF) for the precision agriculture technology.

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University of Utah Students Create “Coziest Pants in the World”

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A pair of University of Utah students has launched a line of uniquely designed pants — dubbed Sakpants — through a university-sponsored entrepreneurship program and completing a crowdsource funding campaign to raise capital for their business endeavor.

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Entrepreneurs to Venture Capitalists: Don’t Be a Scrooge

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A recently published study of more than 550 decisions and responses from 144 experienced entrepreneurs reveals that “knowledge of explicit ethical or unethical behavior (by venture capitalists) profoundly shapes the entrepreneurs’ willingness to partner.”

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Not All Entrepreneurs Are Corporate Rebels, Study Finds

In many cases, entrepreneurs aren’t corporate misfits, but just the opposite, according to new research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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Student Entrepreneur Coffee Will Fuel Ideas at UN for Women's Entrepreneurship Day

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Nearly 100 pounds of Clarkson Entrepreneur Coffee will fuel the ideas of the participants in the inaugural Women's Entrepreneurship Day at the United Nations on November 19.

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Research Examines Whether It’s Possible to Be Addicted to Entrepreneurship

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Research by Alexander McKelvie, chair and associate professor in the department of entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises, and J. Michael Haynie, Barnes Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, examines why some entrepreneurs keep starting new businesses. Researchers looked at the underlying psychological processes that may motivate some entrepreneurs to repeatedly engage in new businesses, despite the possible risks to personal relationships and health. The paper, titled “Habitual Entrepreneurs: Possible Cases of Behavioral Addition?” was published in the Journal of Business Venturing. Co-author was April Spivack (University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh).

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Student Inventors Get Boost to Commercialize Color 3-D Printing, iPhone App

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Applying a similar approach to the 3-D printer, a group of University of Wisconsin-Madison students are commercializing a device that adds color to a printer that now dominates the market. Their business idea was one of two student projects to receive an Igniter grant from the university’s Discovery to Product (D2P) office.

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Startups Should Seek Quality — Not Quantity — in Partnerships, Study Finds

When partnering with larger companies, startups with a small number of carefully chosen alliances will reap the most benefits, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

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Center for Biorenewable Chemicals Helps Iowa State Researchers Launch Startup Companies

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The Biobased Foundry at the Center for Biorenewable Chemicals based at Iowa State has helped nine startup companies. The foundry combines teaching and mentoring to help young researchers create technologies and that meet customer needs.

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