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A Practical Guide to Primary Market Research: Advice from MIT’s Bill Aulet

Customer interviews are one of the most effective ways entrepreneurs determine if their idea can become a viable product or business. Unfortunately, many entrepreneurs do not adequately incorporate primary market research into startup formation. In his new book, Disciplined Entrepreneurship Workbook, Bill Aulet dedicates a chapter to the what, why, and how of primary market […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Sundar Atre

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This week we continue our series highlighting educators within the VentureWell network that are doing good work—faculty members that are challenging norms in higher education and inspiring students to impact the world through invention. This month’s faculty spotlight is Sundar Atre, Endowed Chair of Manufacturing & Materials at the University of Louisville. Dr. Atre participated […]

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Determining the “What, Why and How” of the Entrepreneurial Mindset: A Conversation with VentureWell’s Phil Weilerstein and Thema Monroe-White

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The concept of the Entrepreneurial Mindset (EM) is gaining traction within higher education. There is a growing community focused on developing courses, trainings, workshops, degree programs, and minors that foster EM as well as research around the the best way to define, measure, and assess its impact. There’s a growing consensus that it is feasible […]

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John Warner on Green Chemistry’s Golden Opportunity for S&T Students

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Green chemistry is evolving to respond to a host of health and environmental challenges. Like most complex social issues, future science and technology professionals and entrepreneurs will be charged with addressing these problems through innovation. They will have their work cut out for them, but there will be tremendous demand for their solutions. According to […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Pritpal Singh

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This week we continue our series highlighting educators within the VentureWell network that are doing good work—faculty members that are challenging norms in higher education. Next up is Pritpal Singh from Villanova University.

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Innovating How We Support Early Stage Student Innovators

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In the spring of 2015, faculty at University of Virginia noticed that very few student entrepreneurial projects actually continued beyond the formal programs. Here’s how they changed that.

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Faculty Spotlight: Joe Tranquillo

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Next in our series highlighting educators within the VentureWell network doing good work is Joe Tranquillo from Bucknell University.

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Eight Great I&E Class Exercises

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Looking for inspiration for innovation & entrepreneurship exercises you can use in class? Here are eight great ones from faculty in the VentureWell network.

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Applying Lean Startup Methodology in Developing Countries

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Lean startup is becoming a pervasive part of entrepreneurial communities, but hasn’t been applied extensively to social innovation for developing economies. Why not?

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How Innovation & Entrepreneurship Will Change in 2017

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As we kick off 2017, there is no doubt that entrepreneurship is flourishing. Here are five emerging areas that deserve deeper attention in the coming year.

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Faculty Spotlight: Ruth Ochia

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This week we continue our series highlighting educators within the VentureWell network that are doing good work—faculty members that are challenging norms in higher education. Next up is Ruth Ochia from Temple University.

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15 I&E Books for Your Holiday Reading List

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Looking for some innovation and entrepreneurship holiday reading? Here’s what a cross-section of entrepreneurship educators from around the country are interested in today.

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