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Juilliard to Create Center for Entrepreneurship

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Juilliard School said Thursday that it has received a $5 million gift to create a new program aimed at developing students' entrepreneurship and business skills.
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Money Talking

Forget Capitalism -- Long Live Monopolies!

Friday, November 28, 2014

Think capitalism and competition go hand in hand? Fuggedaboutit. Competition is for suckers who don't want to make any money. Real innovators build monopolies and never look back.  

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The Takeaway

Go Crazy: The Secret to Entrepreneurship

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

One CEO explains why a little bit of crazy goes a long way when it comes to building a business.

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Remix Summit

Leveraging Your Content & Brand Assets Across Multiple Channels

Friday, September 19, 2014

WNYC
This panel discusses how understanding cross platform media development is key in order to exploit brand strengths and facilitate global expansion. 

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Remix Summit

Models to Disrupt Industries

Friday, September 19, 2014

WNYC
What are the new business models that could help your organization thrive in a changing world? This panel looks at how to use new methods to achieve big ideas.

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Remix Summit

Intrapeneurship and Harnessing Risk

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

WNYC
True innovation and transformative ideas come through taking calculated risks and allowing for failure. This panel explores how to do that responsibly and effectively.

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The Takeaway

Should We Teach Kids To Be Entrepreneurs?

Thursday, April 17, 2014

College students learn how to build their own businesses. But what if the process started with even younger students?

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The Takeaway

Should We Teach Kids Entrepreneurship? | From Wall Street to the Trailer Park | Rosa Parks' Legacy is Trapped in a New York Warehouse

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Lethal Clashes Mark Start of Ukraine Peace Talks | Hundreds Remain Lost After South Korea Ferry Crash | Deportations Dropped 43% in Last 5 Years | Rosa Parks' Legacy is Trapped in a New York Warehouse | From Wall Street to the Trailer Park | Should We Teach Children Entrepreneurship?

The Brian Lehrer Show

Getting Over It

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Political activist and author Ralph Nader talks about how the left and right can get over their differences and work together. Plus: what’s a “Beige Book” and what does it tell us about the economic recovery; the latest from the Columbia startup lab; screens, parents, and babies; and how to manage feral cat colonies.

Manoush Zomorodi is in for Brian today. Manoush is host and managing editor of WNYC's New Tech City

America Abroad

America Abroad: Government and Entrepreneurs

Friday, March 14, 2014

Governments around the world are struggling with how to promote entrepreneurship, considered critical to global competitiveness. And in the United States, there's nothing more politically contentious than the role of government in the economy.

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New Tech City

Freelance Nation: “The Greatest Economic Transformation in Human History”?

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

More and more micro-entrepreneurs are using online services like Etsy, Kickstarter, Uber and Lyft to create their own jobs. Welcome to the new DIY economy.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Reddit Co-founder Alexis Ohanian on Entrepreneurship

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit.com, share his ideas, tips and even his own doodles about harnessing the power of the Web for good. At 29, Ohanian has come to personify the dorm-room tech entrepreneur. Within a couple of years of graduating from the University of Virginia, Ohanian sold Reddit for millions of dollars. Without Their Permission is his personal guidebook for other aspiring entrepreneurs.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East

Friday, August 16, 2013

In the midst of the political turmoil in the Middle East, Christopher Schroeder, a seasoned investor in emerging markets, says that there’s a quieter revolution emerging—one that promises to reinvent it as a center of innovation and progress. He describes the entrepreneurial trends in Dubai, Cairo, Amman, Beirut, Istanbul, and even Damascus, and the major private equity firms, venture capitalists, and tech companies like Google, Intel, Cisco, and Yahoo that are supporting it. He's the author of Startup Rising: The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Entrepreneurial Advice

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Miki Agrawal, Social entrepreneur and author of Do Cool Sh*t, offers advice on how to start a fulfilling business with limited capital.

Event: Miki Agrawal will read from Do Cool Sh*t and sign books on September 17 at 7 p.m. at WILD NYC, 535 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014

 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Libraries and Business

Monday, June 24, 2013

Kristin McDonough, director of the NYPL's Science, Industry and Business LibraryRobyn Saunders, career coach at the Career and Education Information Service at the Bronx Library Center, and Jesse Montero, coordinator of Information Services at the Shelby White and Leon Levy Information Commons at Brooklyn Public Library and manager of their Information Commons, talk about the library-based resources for job seekers and entrepreneurs and answer listener questions.

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New Tech City

The Age of Entrepreneurship and Self-Help. Barf?

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Why is it that whenever I talk about the tech “scene,” the conversation often turns to doing what you love, being your best self, and finding your passion?

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New Tech City

The Future of "Made in America"

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

A New York City-based website is using new technology to help sustain and even grow America’s industrial base.

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The Takeaway

Entrepreneurship in the Developing World

Friday, April 05, 2013

Most indexes that measure business environments around the world rate places like the United States, Singapore, and Japan, very highly. But in fact, we fall dramatically behind places like sub-Sahara Africa, Latin America, China, and Brazil when it comes to entrepreneurship. How do developing countries foster entrepreneurship in a way that the first world doesn’t?

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The Takeaway

Cultivating American Talent for Global Competitiveness

Thursday, October 25, 2012

During the presidential debates both President Obama and Mitt Romney have spoken about global competitiveness and America's resurgence in producing goods. But Vivek Wadhwa says it will take more than manufacturing jobs to keep pace with China — and that the candidates' political focus is misplaced.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The New Rules of Innovation

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Vijay Vaitheeswaran, correspondent for the Economist, discusses why the benefits of globalization haven’t been shared fairly among all people, and comes up with some ideas for how they can be. His book Need, Speed, and Greed: How the New Rules of Innovation Can Transform Businesses, Propel Nations to Greatness, and Tame the World's Most Wicked Problems investigates how the extraordinary benefits of the innovation revolution be shared more equitably among all of society.

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