• Ep 53 Immigrant Entrepreneurship

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    This week on Top of Mind, Diana Kander sits down with entrepreneur Benny Lee, CEO of DuraComm, to discuss what it was like being an immigrant entrepreneur in the United States.

  • Ep 52 Enactus US Championship Team

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    Prentiss Earl, entrepreneur in residence at Kauffman, sits down with members of the Enactus National Championship team to discuss their winning project, and continuing on to compete in China for the Enactus World Cup.

  • Ep 51 Missouri Star Quilt Company Part 2

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    This week on Top of Mind, we travel to Hamilton, Mo. for the second half of our two-part series to see how one of Missouri Star Quilt Company's co-founders used his tech background to put this startup ahead of its competition.

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Top of Mind Blog: Commentary & Insights on Entrepreneurship

The Top of Mind Blog brings an array of editorial views to current events shaping the world of entrepreneurship. Engage, exchange, and expand your own view of the world!

  • What's More Important to an Investor? The Company or The Founder

    9/18/2014

    You've probably heard the age-old startup investing debate that pits the horse against the jockey. Basically, when VCs and angel investors evaluate a young company's potential, do they place more weight on the horse (the company) or the jockey (its founder)?

  • Increasing Popularity in Angel Funding Gets Help From New Educational Platform

    9/11/2014

    It might not hit the national news like big venture capital deals or trendy crowdfunding, but good old fashioned angel investing is on the rise. These individual investors, who usually invest before a company is VC-ready, fund more than 67,000 startups every year and in 2012, their startup contri...

  • Naps in the Workplace: Productivty or Slacking Off

    9/5/2014

    Progressive work atmospheres are getting a lot of attention lately. From Daniel Pink's video on Founders School where he talks about motivating with autonomy, to the summertime buzz about the importance of extended vacations, it's on everyone's mind. Next subject: naps.

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