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Black Innovators and Entrepreneurship

Startup America Partnership CEO Scott Case was asked about women entrepreneurs’ lack of access to venture capital. Case said one challenge facing both women and minority entrepreneurs is “they’re not visible to us.” As a result, Faye Anderson launches "The Innovators" website.

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Thom Ruhe
on May 19, 2011
Necessity is the Mother of Invention and Father of Entrepreneurship

I recently attended the 39th Annual Induction Ceremony for the National Inventors Hall of Fame. As it has been in years past, it was awe-inspiring and of significant historical interest.

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Thom Ruhe
on May 10, 2011
Startup America Focuses on Midwest Manufacturing

The White House’s Startup America initiative shines a welcome light on the innovative, next-generation Midwest manufactures that are redefining manufacturing.

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Thom Ruhe
on March 3, 2011
An Entrepreneurial Win for the Future

President Obama and his cabinet secretaries visited Northeast Ohio to talk about issues, opportunities, and new ideas around entrepreneurship.

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Thom Ruhe
on February 24, 2011
Entrepreneurial mindset can exist in many ways and places

The term entrepreneur has what I like to refer to as positive brand confusion. Whereas the opinions range in scale from the billion dollar company to the life style enterprise, most people nevertheless have a positive connotation of what an entrepreneur is. This post shows that an entrepreneurial mindset can exist almost anywhere people are paying attention to problems while working towards solutions.

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Thom Ruhe
on January 26, 2011
EMKF and Huffington Post

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation launched a partnership with The Huffington Post's "Small Business America" entrepreneurship blog today by posting the first of what will be regular columns written by the Foundation's economic and entrepreneurship experts.

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Thom Ruhe
on January 18, 2011

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