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Management Research From Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management Examines Non-Compete Agreements and Entrepreneurship

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New management research from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University offers new insight into the practice of non-compete agreements common in many industries across the country.

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Study Identifies Ways to Share Key Data Between Researchers, Business Practitioners

A research team reports that researchers and practitioners share more interests than either group realizes and outlines ways that the two groups can collaborate more effectively -- and it involves changing how business schools do business.

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Small Businesses Face Challenges and Opportunities with Capital, Regulation, Workforce, and Technology, Says New Report From Babson College

”The State of Small Business in America” offers unique perspective from entrepreneurs on how to grow the U.S. business landscape

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Youngest Siblings More Likely to Go Into Business, Study Finds

Researchers from the University of Birmingham and the University of Reading looked at the traits of over 17,000 children born in 1970, who were surveyed again aged 38.

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New Study Sheds Light on State of LGBT Entrepreneurs in the U.S.

Startups founded by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) entrepreneurship community are at risk for discrimination, affecting where they locate their businesses, their ability to raise capital and how they build trust with investors, according to a new study from StartOut, a national non-profit organization that supports, educates and connects LGBT entrepreneurs.

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Compete in Mayo Clinic’s Second Think Big Challenge for Innovators, Entrepreneurs

The Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation and Mayo Clinic Ventures today announced the second Mayo Clinic Think Big Challenge, a national competition for innovators and entrepreneurs. This year, one business or entrepreneur will earn the opportunity to license Mayo Clinic technology, lead a team and score a $50,000 cash prize.

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EMTEQ Founder Jerry Jendusa Gives $1 Million to University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for Entrepreneurship

The $1 million donation from Jerry Jendusa will support an entrepreneur-in-residence program at UWM's Lubar Center for Entrepreneurship, allowing students to learn from individuals who have successfully started their own companies.

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INTERVIEW: Olympic Games – Behind-the-Scenes With Businesses

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With just one month remaining until opening ceremonies of the XXXI Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, athletes around the world will be pushing themselves to train harder and longer in the hopes of bringing home a gold medal. Similarly, businesses both in Rio and around the world are preparing for what could be a make-or-break month.

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Financial Times Ranks UVA Darden No. 3 in the World for Entrepreneurship

Based on support from the School and its dynamic network as well as the success of alumni entrepreneurs, Darden landed near the top of Financial Times’ entrepreneurship rankings.

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Got One Minute? ‘Shark Tank’ to Hear Pitches at University of Chicago Booth School of Business June 14

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business will host a casting call for the ABC TV Show “Shark Tank” at the school’s Hyde Park campus on Tuesday, June 14. It is the first time the reality show has come to the university in search of contestants.

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Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs to Ring Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell, June 8

Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs (TVL) at The University of Texas at Austin and Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) champion, Progrys Field Solutions, will ring the Nasdaq Closing Bell on June 8 from 2:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CDT at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York City.

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What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Kids

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In their new book, Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children, two education professors focus on the six skills they say will help children become the thinkers and entrepreneurs of tomorrow. University of Delaware's Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and co-author Kathy Hirsh-Pasek of Temple University, argue that the American educational model is not adequately preparing its tiny citizens for success in the 21st century. Today’s kids need well-developed “soft” skills to thrive in the global workforce. In fact, these so-called “soft" skills are anything but; they are foundational to children’s success in the workforce as well as in their personal lives. Especially since the advent of high stakes testing under No Child Left Behind, schools rely largely on the “font of wisdom” model where a teacher talks at the class for the bulk of the day. Yet, the authors say, research doesn’t support that kids learn best this way. Studies suggest kids flourish when they

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DHS Announces $3 Million in Small Business Innovation Research Awards

DHS S&T announced a total of $3.1 million in competitive research awards for 29 small businesses located across 12 states, and Washington, D.C.

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New Research on Venture Creation in the Wake of Disasters Shows Victims Must Be Involved in Shaping Their Own Recovery

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New research from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management finds that when victims of disasters can and must be involved in shaping their own recovery, and they can be very successful, particularly when they have strong, established social connections in place. The study explores venture creation by locals after the Haiti earthquake, detailing how many of those new ventures alleviated suffering and generated transformational change for residences experiencing chronic poverty.

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Babson Entrepreneurs Accepted Into 2016 MassChallenge Accelerator

Six Babson alumni, undergraduate, and graduate student businesses have been named finalists in the 2016 MassChallenge accelerator program. This year’s cohort was chosen from over 1,700 applicants and represent a diverse range of industries and geographies, including nine countries and 16 states.

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New Venture Creation Can Alleviate Suffering in the Wake of a Disaster

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New research from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management finds that, in the aftermath of a disaster, individuals can successfully overcome adversity by focusing on new venture creation.

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French Connection for Adelaide-Based Business Incubator

The University of Adelaide will run a business incubator in France using South Australian expertise for the next five years thanks to an agreement with the French city of Châlons-en-Champagne.

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Babson Entrepreneurs Chosen for 2016 Summer Venture Accelerator in Wellesley and San Francisco

Babson College has selected 27 new entrepreneur teams to join the 2016 Summer Venture Program at its Wellesley, Massachusetts and San Francisco, California campuses—a signature initiative of the institution’s Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship.