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Craft Distillery Proves Startups Can Be a Family Affair

The smell is potent. It's apparent as soon as you walk in. The tinge of distilled mash is unavoidable, and a pleasant reminder that this building is more than just a beautiful space that people now host weddings and events in. It's also a startup. A startup craft distillery, that is.

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Amanda Schnieders
on May 22, 2014
Why Baby Boomers and Millennials Should Co-Found

Baby boomers are micromanagers, work hard, do not understand technology, are stubborn and want to destroy the planet. Millennials are lazy, entitled, tech savvy, want to save the world and don't know how to communicate in person. Although the generalizations of baby boomers and millennials vary, they do share one similar characteristic, they both share particular entrepreneurial characteristics. Millennials crave freedom and earning potential. Baby boomers have a desire to build something.

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Taylor Brown
on March 10, 2014
Why Dissuading Students From Grad School Could Create More Jobs

What if we could take the top talent coming out of colleges and universities today, those that tend to feed into law school, med school, Wall Street and consulting, and put them in startups all over the country? Imagine the job growth possibilities we could create in the country just by giving recent graduates a taste of that entrepreneurial bug. Now, what if I told you there's an organization trying to do just that. Enter--Venture for America.

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Nathan Kurtz
on November 18, 2013
Forbes Six Lessons For Building Startup Communities From 1 Million Cups Founders

Cities across the country are eager to build or strengthen their startup communities. They recognize that entrepreneurs thrive when they live in a supportive environment. And when entrepreneurs thrive, so do their local economies. It's a win-win.

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Nate Olson
on November 05, 2013
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