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Released: 28-May-2020 3:55 PM EDT
Finding working capital is key to small businesses efforts as reopening accelerates
RAND Corporation

As small businesses reopen after a lengthy pandemic shutdown, one key challenge will be finding working capital to replenish inventories and pay employees until revenue returns to normal, according to a new RAND Corporation perspective based on interviews with a select group of small business owners.

Released: 27-May-2020 12:20 PM EDT
Entrepreneurship Journal Devotes New Issue to UVA Darden Professor’s Theory of Effectuation
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

An influential academic journal has devoted the entirety of a recent issue to effectuation, the theory of entrepreneurship pioneered by University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Saras Sarasvathy.

Released: 27-May-2020 11:15 AM EDT
Entrepreneurship in China: The Rise of Female Billionaires
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

China’s progress towards modernization and marketization gave women unprecedented opportunities to launch and scale private enterprises and make billions in the process. Professor Ming-Jer Chen shares insights on how China managed to forge a new class of super-successful female founders.

Newswise: UCI New Venture Competition “Ant Tank” Competition
Released: 20-May-2020 3:10 PM EDT
UCI New Venture Competition “Ant Tank” Competition
University of California, Irvine, Paul Merage School of Business

Ten startups will compete for the Grand Prize in a three-minute fast-pitch, facing a panel of distinguished judges from Orange County’s startup ecosystem.

Newswise: First Pitch, The Definitive Guide to Pitching for Entrepreneurs, Launches Today
Released: 19-May-2020 10:55 AM EDT
First Pitch, The Definitive Guide to Pitching for Entrepreneurs, Launches Today
Babson College

Debi Kleiman, executive director at the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at Babson College, has authored First Pitch: Winning Money, Mentors, and More for Your Startup.

Released: 30-Apr-2020 11:50 AM EDT
What is “Public Space” in a Time of Social Distancing? A Discussion on Civic Engagement in an Online World—May 5
New York University

What is “public space” in a time of social distancing? A panel of entrepreneurs, non-profit leaders, and researchers will consider this and other aspects of online civic engagement in a web discussion on Tues., May 5, 5 p.m.

Released: 21-Apr-2020 2:10 PM EDT
A Love for Leadership, a ‘Meh’ for Management: Fair?
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Leadership and management: synonymous? Nope. Both are associated with defining behaviors, and research shows which are consistently seen more positively. But organizations need both leaders and managers to function. Here’s how to ensure the right people are hired for the right jobs.

Released: 17-Apr-2020 1:45 PM EDT
Business-to-business customers expect personal service in online chat
University of Eastern Finland

For a long time, companies have used cost-effective chat services in their business-to-customer (B2C) sales. Companies engaged in business-to-business (B2B) sales are also increasingly moving their activities online, but their online chat services and customer interaction have not been studied much yet.

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