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Texas Venture Labs Hosts Venture Expo at the University of Texas at Austin, May 6

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Venture Expo is a daylong showcase of “Investor-Ready” startups from UT Austin and Central Texas. The event will feature the Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) finals and TVL Accelerator company presentations.

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New Research From Syracuse University’s Whitman School Offers Explanatory View of Bouncing Back From Significant Job Loss

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New entrepreneurship research from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management offers a “rock bottom” model for generating a new positive work identity after experiencing significant job loss. In “Hitting rock bottom after job loss: Bouncing back to create a new positive work identity,” Trenton Williams, assistant professor of entrepreneurship at Whitman, and his co-author, Dean Shepherd (Indiana University) provide a deeper understanding of why some people recover after losing their work identity, while others languish and develops interventions that facilitate recovery from job loss.

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21st Century Farming Technology Takes Top Prize at Entrepreneurship Competition

A futuristic farming model that uses 90 percent less water and 80 percent less fertilizer than traditional farms by HomeGrown Farms won first place at this year’s New Venture Competition sponsored by the George Washington University.

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Ocean-Aged Rum Wins Top $20,000 Prize at Skidmore College’s Freirich Competition

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Nearly $60,000 in cash and legal services was awarded to teams of Skidmore students exhibiting a remarkable range and creative approach to starting a new business.

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Babson’s Center For Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) Joins ‘We Decide 2016’

Babson College’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL) announced a partnership with leading business organizations in a new initiative - WE Decide 2016 - created to encourage women in business to raise their voice this election season, and monitor issues of importance to them and their business from now until November 2016.

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Who Participates in Social Entrepreneurship Programs -- and Why?

Khanjan Mehta and then Penn State undergraduate student Rachel Dzombak and graduate student Sally Mouakkad studied the reasons men and women involved with HESE cited as their top motivations for participating in the program with a goal of better understanding why women are drawn to the program.

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Baxter Family Gifts $1.2 Million to Endocrine Society to Recognize Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Endocrinology

With a $1.2 million gift from the family of Dr. John D. Baxter, the Endocrine Society today established the John D. Baxter Prize for Entrepreneurship to recognize scientists and clinicians who have demonstrated innovation and entrepreneurship by furthering the translation of endocrine research into patient care.

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Babson College Hosts Annual B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge

The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at Babson College is hosting the annual B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge, recognizing major milestones Babson businesses have achieved by taking action.

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You Still May Have to Pay the IRS, and 4 Other Things to Know When Filing a Tax Extension

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Businesses Who Put Customers and Employees First Flourish

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Volumes have been written about successful business, political and historical leaders. Angelo Mastrangelo, adjunct assistant professor of entrepreneurship and leadership at Binghamton University, dives deeper than any other into the characteristics, behaviors, values and attitudes that make great leaders in his new book “Entrepreneurial Leadership.” The book offers a practical guide to being the kind of leader that creates a new business, instead of rehashing an old one.

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Alexander Mckelvie, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, Available for Interviews Regarding Innovation, Family Business, and Corporate Entrepreneurship

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Babson College to Host First Babson India Symposium on April 16, 2016

Babson College will host the first-ever Babson India Symposium on April 16, 2016. The new event will provide a stage for global business leaders, entrepreneurs, and academicians alike to share in their experiences about India’s emergent business world, burgeoning opportunities, and how to further unlock the country’s potential.

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Lynne Vincent, Assistant Professor of Management, Can Speak on the Moral and Social Implications of Creativity

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College Can Cultivate Innovative Entrepreneurial Intentions

Innovative entrepreneurial intentions – or the aim to create new products and bring them to market, rather than replicating existing products – are boosted by college experiences, according to research by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.

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Engineering Student’s Late Night Caffeine Craving Inspires Travel Mug That Brews Its Own Coffee

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When Joseph Hyman ‘11, mechanical engineering, was a student at UMBC, he was sitting in the library craving a fresh, hot cup of coffee, when an idea struck him: Wouldn’t it be great if a travel mug could brew its own coffee?

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PNNL to Give a Helping Hand to Small Green Energy Businesses

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will help three small businesses reduce the cost of hydropower, cut building energy use, and make adhesives from plants through new projects announced today by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Small Business Vouchers program.

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Musical Chairs: Gender Diversity on U.S. Corporate Boards

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Fifty years ago it was nearly impossible to find women in executive leadership positions. Now, nearly half of the labor force is female. 51 percent of management and professional occupations are held by women. Yet, women hold only about 17 percent of corporate board seats. Despite positive changes over the years and rhetoric supporting the advancement of women in business leadership roles, over the last decade, there is meager evidence of significant progress in U.S. corporate boardrooms.

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Tracking Turtles via Drone

While many students returned from the semester break with stories of vacations taken or jobs worked, Boston College freshman Branick Weix had something unusual and inspiring to share: his weeklong trip to Costa Rica to help researchers track endangered sea turtles. Through his company, SkyLink Productions, the Minnesota native partnered with the nonprofit group Seeds of Change and used an array of drones to help researchers study nesting turtles on a remote peninsula of the Central American country.