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Posted on Nov 7, 2013 in Audio, Book Coverage, Interviews and Media Quotes, Miscellaneous blogs, Videos and Radio

Originally published on WCAI’s The Point, November 7, 2013 Entrepreneurship, the creation and capture of value, fuels the growth of regions and nations, brings innovative products and services to the market, and plays a key role in economies and societies world wide. On The Point, we get a couple of perspectives on this topic.Daniel Isenberg, founding executive director of the Babson Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Project and Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School, shares his thoughts with Mindy Todd on why some ideas fail as start-ups while other seemingly worthless ideas succeed.  He is the author of Worthless, Impossible and Stupid: How Contrarian Entrepreneurs Create and Capture Extraordinary Value.   Also, Mitchell Weiss, professor of finance at University of Hartford Barney School of Business, joins us to discuss the financial nuts and bolts to starting and running your own business including when and how to secure venture capital....

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33 Voices with Dan Isenberg

Posted on Aug 29, 2013 in Audio, Videos and Radio

Originally published in 33 Voices with Moe Abdou on August 29, 2013...

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BlogTalkRadio with Barry J. Moltz

Posted on Aug 24, 2013 in Audio, Book Coverage, Interviews and Media Quotes

Hear the podcast here. The book coverage starts at minute...

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Crowdfunding could change the face of small business

Posted on Aug 3, 2012 in Audio, CNN, Interviews and Media Quotes, Quote, Videos and Radio

Orginally published on CNN, August 3, 2012 By Libby Lewis, CNN (CNN) – Did you hear about the guy who invented a smart-watch called thePebble watch? Investors in Silicon Valley snubbed him so he turned to the crowdfunding website, Kickstarter, for help. Get this: he raised $10 million in about a month. The people who chipped in will receive Pebble watches in return. Pretty soon, those people will be able to do the same thing, and receive shares in a company, not just a watch. Part of the new JOBS Act changed the law so that entrepreneurs can seek investors on crowdfunding websites. Entrepreneur Sherwood Neiss, who helped shape the legislation, says it democratizes access to capital. He says: [2:57] “Not every entrepreneur and not every idea resides in Silicon Valley or New York City or Boston. There are brilliant ideas in Main Street cities...

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Crowdfunding could change the face of small business

Posted on Aug 3, 2012 in Audio, Authored, CNN, Videos and Radio

Originally published on CNN.com, August 3, 2012 By Libby Lewis, CNN (CNN) – Did you hear about the guy who invented a smart-watch called thePebble watch? Investors in Silicon Valley snubbed him so he turned to the crowdfunding website, Kickstarter, for help. Get this: he raised $10 million in about a month. The people who chipped in will receive Pebble watches in return. Pretty soon, those people will be able to do the same thing, and receive shares in a company, not just a watch. Part of the new JOBS Act changed the law so that entrepreneurs can seek investors on crowdfunding websites. Entrepreneur Sherwood Neiss, who helped shape the legislation, says it democratizes access to capital. He says: [2:57] “Not every entrepreneur and not every idea resides in Silicon Valley or New York City or Boston. There are brilliant ideas in Main Street cities...

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How to Create an Entrepreneurial Economy

Posted on May 20, 2010 in Audio, Harvard Business Review, Interviews and Media Quotes, Uncategorized, Videos and Radio

HBR ideacast. How to create an entrepreneurial economy, May 20, 2010 Hear on Harvard Business...

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