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Startup Schools, NASA Courts Entrepreneurs, Slow Fashion: Sept. 6

Startup Schools, NASA Courts Entrepreneurs, Slow Fashion: Sept. 6

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Programs such as General Assembly in New York and Starter School in Chicago are teaching entrepreneurs how to get a business off the ground and serving as cheaper alternatives to business school, writes Melissa Korn. [Wall Street Journal]

NASA is reinventing itself by teaming up with entrepreneurs, writes Laura Baverman. [USA Today]

For better and worse, startup Oyster is like a Netflix (NFLX) for books, writes Kelly Faircloth. [Betabeat]

Roosevelt Institute fellow Georgia Levenson Keohane outlines the public policy problems posed by equity crowdfunding. [Roosevelt Institute]

Zady co-founders Soraya Darabi and Maxine Bedat see a big market opportunity in slow fashion (video). [CNBC]

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Clark is a reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek covering small business and entrepreneurship.

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