Archive for category Entrepreneurs in Scotland

Co-Founders of Fanduel met at the Edinburgh Entrepreneurship Club

  Fanduel Co-Founders Met at the E-Club Serendipity always rewards the prepared -Katori Hall EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND  03 September 2014 – Fanduel, an Edinburgh-based company that raised a venture capital round of $70 million it was announced today, had its origins in the Edinburgh Entrepreneurship Club (E-Club) at the Business School at the University of Edinburgh. […]

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Research Project: Triple Helix Scotland: Perceptions on the Independence Referendum

Today the Academic Entrepreneur submitted a research project proposal “Triple Helix Scotland: Perceptions on the Independence Referendum” on Experiment.com .  Upon its launch a new blog post will be posted.   Experiment.com, a new way to raise funds for research,  was hatched at Paul Graham’s Y-Combinator  and launched on February 5th, 2014.  It has been described […]

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The Israeli Model: Mode for an Independent Scotland? Major Policy Implications

The New Scientist published a recent article “Ape Israel to build a start-up Nation” by Jessica Griggs in Edinburgh.  It suggested that much could be learned from the ecology and policies of Israel.  The Academic Entrepreneur gave a talk on this entitled “The Phenomenon of Global Technology Leadership:  The Israeli Model” in March of 2010 to […]

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Model Programme for Cash-strapped Entrepreneurial Students: Jonas Weil Fellowship

The two years of business school can be an ideal time to start entrepreneurial ventures -Brad Miller MBA ’06, M.D. ’06, Weil Fellowship recipient and founder of  Square6 Group Today the Academic Entrepreneur (AE) will highlight the Jonas Weil Entrepreneurial Fellowship programme at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. Spearheaded by Professor David […]

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The Imagination Economy: Scotland as a Spinout launch

The Imagination Economy: Scotland as a Spinout talk and eBook has been launched on Kickstarter. Find the link here: The campaign is 31 days and ends on Thursday, June 5th, 2014.  The discourse series will start in July in Scotland and run through the end of August.   And the video as well is here. […]

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Two Upcoming Scottish Referendum Debates hosted by Scottish Entrepreneurship Organizations

Two upcoming events of interest by entrepreneurship groups in Edinburgh are on the schedule. The first is being held by WeDo on May 1st, 2014 (tomorrow) and is billed as a Referendum Debate (see the overview of the event below). WeDo has about 120 members. The second is on May 20th, 2014 and is hosted […]

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