Susan Olivia Poole: An Iconic Woman for the Bank of Canada’s new Banknote

The Academic Entrepreneur has nominated Susan Olivia Poole (1889-1975), an immigrant slash indigenous slash inventor slash entrepreneur slash mom slash exporter slash musician,  as an iconic woman for the new Bank of Canada Bank note to be printed in 2018. The reasons for this nomination are that Susan Olivia Poole was: –An immigrant  She was […]

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The Tough Life of an Academice Entrepreneur: Reprint

The following is a Reprint from the LSE Blog: The original link is here: The Tough Life of an Academic Entrepreneur: Innovative commercial and non-commercial ventures must be encouraged. This was written by Asit Biswas and Julian Kirchherr.     The Tough Life of an Academic Entrepreneur: Innovative commercial and non-commercial ventures must be encouraged. […]

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Reprint: The Trend of Economic Development Associations on Vancouver Island and Sooke’s Role

The following is a reprint as published in Sooke’s leading newspaper, the Sooke Pocket News.  I have added some additional photographs to the story as well in order that others from afar might visualize the setting and get a better feeling for Sooke.   http://sooke.pocketnews.ca/the-trend-of-economic-development-associations-on-vancouver-island-and-sookes-role/ ————————————————– The Trend of Economic Development Associations on Vancouver Island […]

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Infographic: Which IT Job is the Best?

Which IT Job is the Best   From Computer Science Zone

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Cornell University’s NYC Tech receives another $100 million gift

This time former Mayor Michael Bloomberg donated $100 million himself to Cornell NYC Tech it was announced. Reprint of article is below from 17 June 2015 The Verge See the full article here: http://www.theverge.com/2015/6/17/8795009/bloomberg-cornell-tech-donation-100-million —————————- Bloomberg donates $100M to New York City’s tech island campus Cornell Tech offers ‘startup postdocs’ to build new tech businesses Billionaire and […]

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Makerspaces Matter – Repost from the University of Victoria

The following article “Makerspaces Matter” was reposted from the website of the University of Victoria and was written by Tara Sharpe. here is the url: http://ring.uvic.ca/news/makerspaces-matter This article is substantially relevant to the mission and content of this blog, The Academic Entrepreneur, thus its chosen for reposting in order that a wider audience might benefit from […]

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The Comeback of Hardware in the West

The following article was reposted from the Sooke Pocket News and was published on 10-04-2015 The comeback of Hardware Innovation in the West presents opportunities for Sooke Posted on April 10, 2015 by SookePub by Michael Clouser Hardware innovation in the West is coming back. We’ll see a surge of new products being invented, especially […]

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