Archive for category Entrepreneurship Education Pedagogies

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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Entrepreneurial University of the Year: Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland: Spinouts, Hospitality and Entrepreneurship

“An entrepreneurial spirit permeates our activity and our distinctiveness as an entrepreneurial university is rooted in our vision and strategy. By cultivating this spirit in our students, we are laying the foundations for future prosperity and nurturing future generations of leaders and successful businessmen and women. Entrepreneurship is one of the key parts of our […]

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Academic Entrepreneur of the Year: Anslem Fraser of the Chippendale International School of Furniture

 “Each plank…can have only one ideal use. The woodworker must find this ideal use and create an object of utility to man, and if nature smiles, an object of lasting beauty.” George Nakashima (1905-1990), woodworker, author of “The Soul of a Tree” The Academic Entrepreneur first learned of Anslem Fraser and the Chippendale School of […]

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Ithaca Incubator: Higher Education and Government Collaboration

Cornell University, Ithaca College, and Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3)  have partnered to deliver a 9,000 square foot incubator in downtown Ithaca. The new startup space will be located in the Carey Building at 314 East State Street in Ithaca.  Renovations have begun.  The funding of $1 million for the building’s renovation was made available […]

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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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Ithaca VC: Practical Cap Table for Early Stage Entrepreneurs from an Academic Venture Capitalist

A friend of the Academic Entrepreneur has posted up a useful cap table on his blog. It has been posted below. First, some credit is in order. Zachary Shulman, a lawyer by training, is a Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship at Cornell University’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and he also teaches at the Cornell Law […]

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