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Newswise: Expert Available: Why do entrepreneurs fail? They choose the wrong idea.

Expert Available: Why do entrepreneurs fail? They choose the wrong idea.

Wake Forest University

The importance of having a sound business idea for a startup is essential, but identifying the ideas most likely to go from concept to venture is challenging. Statistics show that about 34% of startups fail within the first two years and 56% within the first four years. Most failures are due, in part, to the pursuit of ideas that are poorly selected and/or tested.

Channels: Entrepreneurship,

Released:
14-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST
Newswise: Expert available: State constitutional amendments in North Carolina

Expert available: State constitutional amendments in North Carolina

Wake Forest University

John Dinan, a Wake Forest University politics professor and author of the book “State Constitutional Politics: Governing by Amendment in the American States,” can provide context and comment on amendments to the North Carolina Constitution the legislature is considering for placement on the 2018 ballot.

Channels: Government/Law, U.S. Politics,

Released:
25-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Law and Public Policy

Newswise: Expert Available on the U.S. Role in the Holocaust

Expert Available on the U.S. Role in the Holocaust

Wake Forest University

Barry Trachtenberg, Wake Forest Rubin Presidential Chair of Jewish History and author of “The United States and the Nazi Holocaust” is available to comment on the Holocaust, its lasting effects, and how it is taught and talked about in America.

Channels: History, U.S. Foreign Relations,

Released:
9-Apr-2018 4:55 PM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Expert Available: Amazon, Berkshire and JPMorgan Plan for Health Care Consolidation

Expert Available: Amazon, Berkshire and JPMorgan Plan for Health Care Consolidation

Wake Forest University

Amazon.com, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan announced plans yesterday to combine forces to manage employees’ health care, with a claim that they will develop technological solutions for simplified, high-quality healthcare. These companies represent over 1 million employees and huge potential resources, of both finances and experience, to make this happen.

Channels: Healthcare, Public Health, In the Workplace,

Released:
31-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Women Can (and Should) Seek Male Mentors in the Post-#Metoo Workplace

Women Can (and Should) Seek Male Mentors in the Post-#Metoo Workplace

Wake Forest University

In the post-#MeToo workplace, women may feel reluctant or uncomfortable about initiating a mentoring relationship with a male colleague.

Channels: Behavioral Science, In the Workplace,

Released:
3-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Wake Forest University History Professor to Testify on Capitol Hill About Antisemitism

Wake Forest University History Professor to Testify on Capitol Hill About Antisemitism

Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University Professor Barry Trachtenberg, a nationally recognized expert in Jewish history, will testify before the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary next week. Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) invited Trachtenberg to share his expertise at a hearing called “Examining Anti-Semitism on College Campuses” on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 10 a.m.

Channels: Government/Law,

Released:
3-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EDT
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Law and Public Policy

Newswise: Changes and Uncertainty in ACA Likely to Impact Enrollment

Changes and Uncertainty in ACA Likely to Impact Enrollment

Wake Forest University

Today is the first day health insurance exchanges begin enrollment through the Affordable Care Act's Healthcare.gov. Wake Forest University health economics expert Christina Marsh Dalton says the shorter enrollment time, the reduction in advertising budget from $100M to 10M and the increased premiums are likely to impact enrollment.

Channels: Economics, Healthcare,

Released:
1-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Father’s Day: WFU Expert Available on ‘Dadvertising,’ Divorce & More

Father’s Day: WFU Expert Available on ‘Dadvertising,’ Divorce & More

Wake Forest University

For more than 25 years, Nielsen has taught “Fathers and Daughters,” the only known college class in the country devoted exclusively to dad-daughter relationships. An accomplished teacher-scholar, Nielsen is the author of five books and numerous scholarly articles. Her research and advice regularly appear in national news outlets.

Channels: Family and Parenting,

Released:
12-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: WFU Experts Available: HB2 One Year Later

WFU Experts Available: HB2 One Year Later

Wake Forest University

With the first anniversary of the passage of North Carolina House Bill 2 (HB2) approaching this week, several Wake Forest experts are available to comment on the original legislation, appeal proposals, court challenges and the impact on the state.

Channels: Gender Issues, Government/Law, LGBTQ Issues,

Released:
22-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EDT
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Law and Public Policy


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