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Funding Sources for Life Science Startups
Christina Sherwood
3/20/2013
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Bringing a healthcare drug or device to market requires an intense amount of capital. Federal regulation in the United States, Europe and beyond requires clinical testing and trials, as well as large sales staffs and other expenses. The early requirements for investing can force entrepreneurs to seek private, dilutive investing and rapidly cut into the amount of ownership of the company by the entrepreneur.

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Lessons from Failure :: Renting High-end Jewelry
Kander Diana
11/15/2012
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At age 25, Laura Sanko was a founding member of a startup that raised $3.5 Million from some world-famous investors and the Founder’s Fund.  The business model was simple: a website that rented high-end jewelry for special occasions for a fraction of the retail value of each piece.  Three years later, the investment money was all gone and while the site continued to operate, it had failed to meet the investors’ expectations.

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Global Entrepreneurship Lab
Zoller Ted
6/23/2011
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Ted Zoller, Vice President of Entrepreneurship at the Kauffman Foundation and Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, discusses the Global Entrepreneurship Lab.

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Nature or nurture? Decoding the DNA of the entrepreneur
Ernst and Young
6/9/2011
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Ernst & Young releases report that provides some insights into the minds of today’s most successful entrepreneurial leaders and discern what makes them successful.

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From Concept to Commercial
1/7/2011
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The Research Commercialization and SBIR Center, now with over 130,000 members, is offering two online courses for faculty researchers, grad students, engineers and scientists in January 2011.

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Weekly Update, Issue 45, August 24, 2010
Kauffman Foundation
8/24/2010
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The words of the Entrepreneur's Pledge have lived in your heart and mind, but now they can live on the wall in your company or even your home! The Kauffman Foundation is issuing this limited edition poster — one per person, at no charge — to the first 500 people who email Build A Stronger America with their full name and mailing address.

 

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Weekly Update, Issue 44, August 18, 2010
Kauffman Foundation
8/18/2010
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The words of the Entrepreneur's Pledge have lived in your heart and mind, but now they can live on the wall in your company or even your home! The Kauffman Foundation is issuing this limited edition poster — at no charge — to the first 200 people who email Build A Stronger America with their full name and mailing address.

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Rags To World's Richest
Evans Katie
7/23/2010
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Cirque du Soleil first took on rock legends The Beatles and Elvis. Now the circus-inspired spectacle is turning to the late King of Pop. In April Cirque, founded by billionaire Guy Laliberte, announced plans to produce a Michael Jackson-themed show to start touring in 2011

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Realizing the High Performance Enterprise
7/23/2010
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A summary of comments from a Chief Executive magazine round table of mostly larger-company CEOs with Accenture as a co-sponsor, this piece can help entrepreneurs "see the future" of their companies from a leadership perspective.

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Rebrand Yourself to Seek New
7/23/2010
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Think of yourself as a bottle of Gatorade®.Why? Because when sales of the neon-colored beverage went flat last year, Gatorade’s marketing team rebranded the drink by touting it as a health-oriented, before, during and after sports drink. Although the ingredients are probably the same, the pitch changed.

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